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RIFC: Advancing the Understanding of Franchising

The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) explores and advances the understanding of franchising through academic research, education, and outreach. Franchising represents over $674 billion of the business conducted in the United States of America annually.

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RIFC Global Social Franchise Index

RIFC researchers develop an annual index ranking 131 countries according to the impact social franchising can have on the well-being of their populations. 

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2020 RIFC Global Social Franchise Index Top 10 Country List

 


RIFC Franchise Attractiveness Index

RIFC researchers develop an annual index ranking 131 countries according to their attractiveness as franchise expansion markets for US-based franchises.

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Franchise Indices

Franchise Indices

 

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Franchise Pioneers of the World

Franchise Pioneers of the World

Franchise Pioneers of the World

 

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U.S. Franchise Facts

Source: FranData

8.4


Million Jobs

$787.5


BILLION DOLLARS IN OUTPUT

$473.4


BILLION DOLLARS IN GDP