What’s the value of my franchise?
Abstract: The International Franchise Association estimates that there are currently more than 2,000 different brands operating over 700,000 franchised units in the United States. Based on the number of people who own franchises, it may seem like an easy route to owning a private business. But not all franchises are created equal. This article discusses the unique challenges and considerations that go into valuing a franchise, as well as the top five franchise industries in 2015 based on owner satisfaction.