Entrepreneurs’ Optimism Shifts into High Gear As Investment Interest in High-End Franchises Doubles

Atlanta, GA – (October 15, 2015) – A surge in high-dollar franchise investment inquiries signals growing optimism among entrepreneurs, as small-business owners and prospects look ahead to growth in the U.S. economy. Interest in franchises requiring more than $100,000 has Continue reading Entrepreneurs’ Optimism Shifts into High Gear As Investment Interest in High-End Franchises Doubles

Franchises Add 26,000 New Jobs as U.S. Jobs and Wages Soar

U.S. franchise owners hired at an above-average pace in January while the U.S. economy outstripped expectations with 257,000 new jobs created and a gain in wage growth. The pace of hiring is one of the best economic indicators – it Continue reading Franchises Add 26,000 New Jobs as U.S. Jobs and Wages Soar

Economic Climate Strong for Franchise Investment As Year Draws to a Close

The U.S. economy continued to log strong gains this month, painting a picture of growth amid positive signs for small-business and franchise investment in the new year. Topping the list of franchise news is the big picture for the U.S. Continue reading Economic Climate Strong for Franchise Investment As Year Draws to a Close

Franchises Outpace U.S. Job Growth As Unemployment Drops to 6-Year Low

Job growth tops franchise news and general economy news this week, with multiple reports showing strong gains on multiple fronts. The U.S. generated 214,000 new jobs in October and dropped the unemployment rate down to a six-year low of 5.8%, Continue reading Franchises Outpace U.S. Job Growth As Unemployment Drops to 6-Year Low

Economy Surges As Consumer Confidence, GDP Beat Expectations

The economic outlook surged this week, with consumer confidence and the gross national product both leaping forward. And while personal spending slowed last month, personal income and consumer savings are on the rise. All are positive signs for the economy Continue reading Economy Surges As Consumer Confidence, GDP Beat Expectations

Consumer Confidence Up In Sept., So Is Market Confidence In Franchising

Franchise news chalked up two positive points this week, one from a consumer sentiment survey, and the other from stock-market performance of franchise companies: The final September reading on the University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer sentiment index rose to 84.6, up Continue reading Consumer Confidence Up In Sept., So Is Market Confidence In Franchising