LatestDirect Capital reports on 2012 IFA Convention
February 7, 2012, No comments

The biggest event in franchising is just days away, and it’s worth your while to keep up with it. That would be the International Franchise Association Convention 2012, which gathers […]

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U.S. Census: Franchises A Key Component Of The Country’s Economic Engine

September 20, 2011, No comments

Editor’s Note: This remains as true as the day it was first written. Looking to hear your franchise stories! The U.S. Census is a wealth of data ...

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A Useful Franchise News Roundup For April 12

April 12, 2011, No comments

This collection of franchise news comes to us via BizEngine. Enjoy! IFA Summit You may recall that the International Franchise Association held a Smal ...

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Small Business Lending Summit Is Today, Capital Is On The Menu

April 7, 2011, No comments

Today, the best and brightest in the financing and lending industries will be meeting to take a hammer to the biggest roadblock left to small business ...

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    Preparing for Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership
    March 14, 2011, No comments

    One of the roundtable discussions at the recent IFA convention was on the topic of “Going from a Single-Unit Developer to a Multi-Unit Developer.” While everyone at the table was a franchisor, there were some interesting things to take ...

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    Cash Crunch Crushing Small Business
    March 1, 2011, No comments

    Bloomberg Business Week has an eye-opening article about the lasting shockwaves of the economic recession, which are still killing small businesses even as the country struggles to its feet. The forecast […]