Diamonds in the Rough: Are Emerging Franchises a Possibility or a Liability?2017 Facts & Figures Report Published on April 27, 2017
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You want to own and operate a healthy franchise so you can achieve financial success. That makes sense. But, which franchise will you choose? You probably think that investing your money in a popular franchise system is the way to go. Well, our results may surprise you.
Franchise Grade offers you the Facts & Figures Report “Diamonds in the Rough: Emerging Franchise Systems Have Potential for Growth”. Although emerging franchises are individually small, they represent a large number of franchise opportunities.
Franchise Grade is the leading franchise research company in the world. Our goal is to be the first to introduce you to industry trends affecting your investment decisions. This is how we do it – our database – which includes:
- 20 million data points
- 450 thousand franchise contacts
- 18 thousand candidate profiles
- 12 thousand executive contacts
- 10 thousand Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD)s
- 4 thousand franchise systems
Franchise Grade data scientists study our database to discover and analyze relevant content with the intention of educating franchising stakeholders and introducing them to key opportunities.
We input all this data, all this specialized insider knowledge, into our Facts and Figures report and deliver it directly to you.
A Study of Ongoing Fees Between 2013 and 2016
We have completed a study on the changes in Ongoing Fees in the franchise industry using our data from 2013 – 2016 to publish the report.
The Franchise Disclosure Document Shouldn’t be a Secret
A Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) presents key components of the franchise program including the obligations of the franchisor and franchisees.
The Complication of Buildouts in FDDs
As franchise system development becomes more competitive franchise systems are employing a new strategy to grow their brand and increase franchise sales.
Historical Trends of Key Franchise System Metrics
The composition of the franchise investment differs in key areas such as: franchise fees, royalty rates, territory protections and Item 19 disclosures.
Maximize the Power of Data to Sell More Franchises
Data has become essential to having a successful franchise development team. Those that maximize the power of data will sell more franchises.
Item 20 Errors Reflects on Franchisor Performance
When reviewing an FDD, we always keep our eyes out for any errors. The error that is the most troublesome for us is when we see Item 20 errors.