Millions of Stories, Millions of Opportunities

 At a franchise you go into business for yourself, not by yourself. Each year, millions of Americans start businesses, find jobs and gain skills through this unique business model.

@OurFranchise tells the stories of local franchise owners, employees and their communities.

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Stories of Opportunity

Discover how franchises across America help local business owners, their employees and their communities thrive.

After coming back from Afghanistan, Anthony Maquinalez became a Which Wich franchisee in part thanks to IFA’s VetFran program. @OurFranchise shares his story.

IFA members from Merry Maids, Rainbow International Restoration and The UPS Store met with U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta last week as part of President Trump’s expansion of apprenticeship programs.

Explore How Franchising Contributes to the Economy

Today, there are nearly 733,000 franchise establishments representing 300 lines of business from quick-service restaurants to automotive, business and health services. More than 7 million people work at locally owned franchises in neighborhoods across the country. Take a closer look at the impact of franchising on our economy.

Franchise Advocate Resources

Explore the exclusive tools and resources available for you to promote the franchise business model and engage others with @OurFranchise.

VIew Resources