International Franchise Association

Top marketing executives from some of the most popular and growing franchise systems recently spoke at the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Franchise Association Women’s Franchise Network meeting about capitalizing on social media to increase sales and build business.

According to the esteemed panelists, by far the two most utilized social media sites used in


The Ontario government has released highly anticipated draft regulations under the recently enacted Healthy Menu Choices Act (the “Act”) that clarify the Act’s menu labeling requirements. Still, uncertainties remain – for franchisors in particular.

The Act was passed on May 26, 2015, but it does not take effect until January 1, 2017. In the meantime,

29674235_lOn April 1, 2015, franchise regulations took effect in the Ukraine, ending (in some respects) a decade-long wait for regulatory clarity. As explained in our January 22nd blog, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on October 1, 2014 adopted a new “Procedure for the State Registration of Commercial Concession (and Sub-Concession) Agreements

Copyright:  / 123RF Stock Photo
Copyright: / 123RF Stock Photo

The International Franchise Association recently released its annual Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2015 and prospects for the franchising industry are looking good.  According to the report prepared by the IFA’s Educational Foundation and HIS economics, franchise businesses are once again projected to grow faster