10 October 2023 |

10 of the Most Fascinating Franchise Facts

By Adam Ryan

Join The Wolf as he dives into the fascinating world of franchising with a data-driven episode. 

In this episode, The Wolf shares ten intriguing statistics about the franchise industry, providing valuable insights for both aspiring entrepreneurs and established franchise owners alike.

He’s breaking down the vital stats any aspiring or current franchisor should know, like the average number of units signed but not opened for a franchise, the median unit growth per franchise per year, and the challenges of franchise expansion. 

Plus, what’s the average failure rate of brands? How about the average number of franchise territories and locations operating in the US? For the answers to that, and more interesting facts, tune in to find out!


00:00:00 – 10 Fascinating Franchise Industry Facts

00:01:35 – The Truth About Franchises in America

00:05:00 – The Truth About Franchise Numbers

00:06:53 – The Challenges of Franchise Expansion

00:08:03 – Challenges of Franchise Location Growth

00:09:24 – Franchise Success Rates and Trends

00:12:49 – Franchises Lack Transparency in Financials

00:17:12 – Challenges of Opening Franchise Units


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