Archive for the ‘US Economy’ Category



IFA’s Franchise Forecast Strong Again in 2013!

Here We Grow Again! Thinking of buying a franchise this year? If so, you will have company. Nearly 11,000 new franchise units are expected to open doors in 2013 in the U.S., according the International Franchise Association. Wednesday, the IFA released its first quarterly update to the highly watched economic outlook & the numbers are promising! Reports [...]

Which Franchise Markets Are The Best?

The most profitable markets or industries in franchising are the ones least affected by the lousy economy that has marked the past few years. No matter how bad the economy, what are consumers still spending money on? One area of the economy that is somewhat recession proof is child care and related areas. People will [...]