News and Articles About IFA
The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Outraged that the new law holds them to stricter rules than small-business owners, franchise owners are fighting back with a lawsuit and full-page ad in the 'Seattle Times.'
The International Franchise Association is filing a lawsuit opposing Seattle's plan, which forces franchises to adopt a $15 minimum wage in three years.
From answering "why franchising?" to facing the future of the industry, here's what to expect at Entrepreneur's Growth Conference's franchising panel.
The International Franchising Association predicts that franchise growth and job creation will outpace the wider economy in 2014.
The franchise industry created over 15,000 new jobs in September, according to the ADP National Franchise Report.
This nifty infographic breaks down the state of the franchise economy in terms of jobs, growth, policy and what to expect in the coming year.
Portland, Maine, joins the list of cities mulling a ban on polystyrene - a move that small-business owners and franchisees say will unfairly increase costs.
Franchise Sector Seen Growing Faster Than Broader Economy; Health Care, Regulation Top Franchisee Concerns
While the franchise sector is forecast to grow faster than the broader economy, franchisees are concerned by increasing government regulations and pessimistic about the future of small business.
A look at how the International Franchise Association plans to advocate for the franchise industry's interests in Washington.
The Obama Administration announces that it will delay the health-reform fines for businesses with 50 or more employees until 2015.
A new report today from ADP and Moody's shows the franchise industry added nearly 20,000 jobs in May.
Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association.
Move over, eHarmony, JDate and ChristianMingle. There's a new player in the online matchmaking space.
Last Veteran's Day, the franchise industry announced a new program for returning soldiers. We catch up on its progress.
Small-business lending has been showing signs of life, albeit not the activity seen before the recession.
A franchise advocate is lobbying American Express to allow franchisees from small outfits to take part in its holiday marketing campaign designed to promote independently-owned enterprises.