We’re still in the first quarter of 2020 and the world has seen a dramatic series of events unfolding every week. The most impactful being the COVID-19 outbreak, which started in China in the last days of 2019 and has rapidly spread across the world, disrupting people’s life and economic activities. COVID-19 is causing hysteria […]

Another year has come to an end. 2019 has been a year of several ups and downs. We have seen numerous new concepts opt for the franchise business model and a few others lose traction. There were regulatory hurdles and there were operational hurdles that franchisors had to deal with in 2019. So, what’s hot […]

On Star Power: “It’s not a big secret that many TV celebrities venture into the business world at the top of their profession and limelight. Many TV stars have attempted to start their own businesses and brands. But in recent times, an increasing number of reality TV stars are turning to franchising to build their […]

It’s not a big secret that many TV celebrities venture into the business world at the top of their profession and limelight. Many TV stars have attempted to start their own businesses and brands. But in recent times, an increasing number of reality TV stars are turning to franchising to build their brand-power and to […]

On M&A: “The merger and acquisitions (M&A) activity in North America has continued its pace in 2019, with 4,754 deals worth $849.7 billion closing in the first half of 2019. Dozens of mega-deals have been announced, potentially setting up a healthy back half of the year as well.” Click here to read more. In the […]

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