Jim Judy

Jim Judy

Franchise Business Consultant

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2017 franchising

Franchising 2017: Why This Will Be a Great Year

The International Franchise Association 2017 Convention is opening in just a few weeks, meaning their annual forecast giving franchising businesses their predictions for the year ahead is about to be released. Normally, I’d wait for their report to spread the good news, but, in 2017, there’s no need for delay.

It’s going to be a good year to be in franchising.

The franchising industry is on a hot streak, having seen growth of more than 2.5 percent for five years in a row, 20 percent higher than for all business. 2017 may be the best year yet.

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