Impact of Franchising in Florida
Florida Franchises:
Florida Franchise Action Network Captain:

The FAN State Captain is your go-to franchise advocate in Florida

Azim Saju

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Florida Franchise Business Forecast for 2017*

Continued growth in the next year

Overall 2017 forecast

Establishments

48.5K

+2.9% from 2016

Employment

537K

+4.4% from 2016

Payroll

$19.1B

+6.9% from 2016

Output

$48.1B

+7% from 2016

*Data prepared by IHS Markit Economics, for the International Franchise Association, Franchise Education and Research Foundation, August, 2017.

*Data prepared by IHS Markit Economics, for the International Franchise Association, Franchise Education and Research Foundation, January, 2017.

Florida Voters Want Congress and the Administration to Support Locally-Owned Businesses

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And urge them to support franchise establishments

Bill Nelson (D-FL)

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Marco Rubio (R-FL)

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Franchise Fast Facts: Franchise establishments get high marks from national voters

The Franchise Business Model

The Franchise Business Model

  • Brings together brands, local business owners, employees, and the local community.
  • Is a uniquely accessible business model which allows you to start at the entry level and have the opportunity to own your own business.
  • Has created tens of thousands of small business owners and millions of opportunities for workers while being the largest vocational training industry in America.
U.S. Franchise Facts

U.S. Franchise Facts

  • Locally owned franchises are America's hidden small businesses, with 733,000 establishments across the country.
  • Franchising directly contributes $674.3 billion in economic output, accounting for roughly 2.5% of private sector U.S. GDP.
  • Franchising is a job-creating mechanism that not only offers opportunities to entrepreneurs but also supports more than 7.6 million direct jobs nationwide.
Franchise Business: Good for America and Good for Local Communities

Franchise Business: Good for America, Good for Local Communities

  • The International Franchise Association is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. Celebrating 50 years of excellence, education and advocacy, IFA works to protect, enhance, and promote franchising through its government relations and public policy, media relations, and educational programs.