Reports

Reports and assessments on industry performance.

A Study of Ongoing Fees Between 2013 and 2016

2017 Facts & Figures Report October 31, 2017

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.



An Analysis of Emerging Franchises

2017 Industry Report October 24, 2017

Using Franchise Grade data we tracked the growth of new franchises over a ten-year period and the challenges and opportunities many franchise brands face.



Fitness & Gym Franchises are Powering Growth

2017 Sector Report October 03, 2017

We have reviewed the Fitness and Gym franchise sector and put together a list of the top Fitness and Gym franchise opportunities.



Burger Franchises Are Sizzlin’

2017 Sector Report October 03, 2017

Have you thought of opening your own business and have a passion for burgers and service, a Burger franchise is an amazing start to your new life.



The Franchise Disclosure Document Shouldn’t be a Secret

2017 Facts & Figures Report October 02, 2017

A Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) presents key components of the franchise program including the obligations of the franchisor and franchisees.



Franchisors and Franchisees Can Match Their Goals Through Data

2017 Industry Report September 27, 2017

When it comes to growing new franchise locations, the franchisors goal is to add as many new franchisees as their system and market can sustain.



The Complication of Buildouts in FDDs

2017 Facts & Figures Report August 29, 2017

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

2017 Facts & Figures Report July 25, 2017

The composition of the franchise investment differs in key areas such as: franchise fees, royalty rates, territory protections and Item 19 disclosures.



7 Year Longitudinal Franchise Outlet Study

Industry Report July 18, 2017

On average, more than 34,500 franchise outlets are opened and over $25 billion has been invested by franchisees on an annual basis since 2010.



Maximize the Power of Data to Sell More Franchises

2017 Facts & Figures Report July 13, 2017

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

2017 Facts & Figures Report June 26, 2017

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.



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