The National Impact of The Franchise Economy*

*based on IHS global insight forecast numbers

Franchising is an engine of job growth

Franchise establishments on track to increase output nearly 25% since 2012...

...and have increased GDP contributions by more than 20%

Nearly 50,000 new franchise establishments have opened in the past four years

Franchise Establishments Get high marks from voters of all political leanings

Voters overwhelmingly prefer policies that support local businesses over large corporations

Regardless of political party, voters are worried about legal troubles for small businesses...

...and that government regulations will force small businesses to sell to big corporations.