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    Productive Partnerships with Communities

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    Franchise-related Research

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    Educating students and entrepreneurs about franchising

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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 in the News: Entrepreneur Magazine

Daniel Bortz interviewed RIFC Director Dr. Hachemi Aliouche on the pros and cons of franchise finance options. 

Read it now: "Five Ways to Finance a Franchise" online in the Jan/Feb 2019 issue.  


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Visit our RIFC In the News page for more articles and media coverage featuring RIFC and Dr. Aliouche. 



Aliouche Presents Research in Cuba


Dr. Hachemi Aliouche at the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba


RIFC Director Dr. Hachemi Aliouche presented franchise research at the 18th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNET) held November 15-17 at the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba. Download his presentation "Franchising in Emerging Countries: The Case of Algeria" here. 


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Franchise Pioneers of the World

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