Items Tagged with 'FranNet'


Regional franchise market ripe for growth

Experts say interest for service-to-home franchises will continue in 2019 despite predicted recession

December 28, 2018
Service-to-home franchises have been on the rise in 2018, and industry experts say the interest, from both franchisees and customers, will continue into 2019, even with predictions of a shallow recession. Read More

Female business ownership on the rise

Owners cite flexibility, community impact for desire to become franchisee.

January 26, 2018
More women are looking to franchise ownership as a career opportunity. According to data recently released by FranNet, a national franchise matchmaking firm, female franchisees rose by 71 percent between 2011 and 2016, while male ownership only rose 26 percent. Read More

Franchise opportunities expand in city

Growing population and career options among reasons for interest in Grand Rapids market.

May 19, 2017
As the Grand Rapids population rises, so do the opportunities for residents to own a franchise. Read More

FranNet hosts Meet the Franchisors at Northwood University

March 13, 2013
A free introduction to the world of franchising will be held in Grand Rapids next week. Read More

Franchises vs. independent businesses

October 8, 2012
When the two roads of franchising and independent business diverge, which path should an entrepreneur travel? Read More