Franchise Grade is the leading franchise research company in the world. Our goal is to be the first to introduce you to industry trends. 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 scour this 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.
Facts and Figures Report
Franchise Grade offers you the Facts and Figures Report “Sold But Not Open: Why and When Franchises Never Open for Business”. In this report, you’ll find detailed information on an overlooked category in Item 20 of the FDD, which includes franchise agreements that are signed, but not yet opened – also known as – Sold but not Opened (SBNO). We analyzed 1,003 franchise systems from 2012 to 2015, as well as compared 10 franchise sectors in order to properly evaluate the data. Read on to find out why you should be cautious with your franchise investment when the SBNO doesn’t convert into increased franchise locations.