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Home Services Leads Most Popular Categories Among Prospective Franchisees

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Home Services is the most popular category of franchises among potential franchise buyers, according to new data from Franchise Insights , with more investment inquiries in 2019 than any other category. Home Services topped Computer and Internet businesses as well as Food and Restaurant franchises to claim the top spot.  Home Services generated 19.3% of last year’s franchise-investment inquiries...

Franchises Offer Many Benefits, But Smart Entrepreneurs Choose Wisely

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Franchises can offer many advantages to a new business owner, including business-startup knowledge that can give many buyers a head start. But that doesn’t mean that franchises are risk-free. Just like buying or starting any business, it pays to perform due diligence to understand the industry you’re entering as well as the specific franchises you’re considering. The New York...

Small Business Optimism Remains At Record Highs

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A strong economy continues to fuel record levels of optimism among small business owners, according to the latest survey by the National Federation of Independent Businesses, with high demand for hiring stated as the No. 1 concern. The NFIB Small Business Optimism index came in at 104.4 in December, virtually unchanged at -0.4 less than November’s record high. “Optimism among small business...

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

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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 nearly doubled over the past two years, and interest in $250,000+ businesses has tripled, according to the latest...

Franchises Add 38k Jobs in Dec., Outpacing Broader Economy

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U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 38,000 during the month of December, growing faster than the rest of the economy. with restaurants doubling the number of new The ADP National Franchise Report, drawn from payroll data, also saw restaurant franchises add twice as many jobs as the previous month. “At 3.4% for 2014, franchise job growth was notably stronger than the U.S. total private...

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

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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. economy, which accelerated to its highest pace of growth in the past 11 years during the third quarter. The Commerce Department revised its earlier reading...

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