Do you want to learn about franchising? Here are three free websites with reliable information about franchising:
International Franchise Association - www.franchise.org
The International Franchise Association is the world's largest membership association for franchisors, franchisees and franchise suppliers. It's public website features industry news, events, resources, research and more.
Entrepreneur Franchise 500 - www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500
For over 40 years, Entrepreneur Magazine has published an annual ranking of franchise systems. This website is one of the most comprehensive lists of franchises available and is a great resource to browse information about franchises in different categories and compare initial investments, growth rates and more.
Franchise Times - www.franchisetimes.com
Franchise Times is an industry leading publication devoted exclusively to the franchise community. The Franchise Times website offers access to in-depth reporting of franchising with news, features and profiles. You can also find articles, resources and an archive of digital editions of the Franchise Times Magazine.