Franchising Predictions

We predict that franchising will not only continue its dramatic growth but it will actually accelerate exponentially worldwide.



Dollar Sales Through Franchise Outlets
Currently over $1 trillion in the U.S., we expect it to reach $2 trillion by the year 2015.

Percentage of All Retail and Service Sales Through Franchise Outlets
Currently at 35%; we estimate that 40%-45% of all retail and service sales will be through franchise outlets by the year 2015.

Number of Franchise Outlets
Currently over 900,000; we estimate this number will rise to over 1,300,000 by the year 2015.

Number of Companies that Franchise
Currently there are approximately 6,000 companies that franchise; due to the increasing awareness and popularity of the franchise concept, we expect this number to grow to 10,000 by the year 2015.