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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.  

Jan/Feb Entrepreneur Magazine Cover 2019

 


Aliouche Blogs on Forbes.com

RIFC Director Dr. Hachemi Aliouche is a Forbes.com expert contributor, and blogs on international and social franchising business topics.

Read his August Forbes.com blog: 

The 10 Most Attractive Countries For  Franchising In 2019

 

 



Forbes Aliouche Blog 2019
 



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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

7.6


Million Jobs

$674.3


BILLION DOLLARS IN OUTPUT

$269.9


Billion Dollars in Payroll

$404.6


BILLION DOLLARS IN GDP