Florida Today: “At a time when many American jobs are going abroad, franchised businesses are seen as major employment generators.”
More employement numbers from the story:
- Franchised businesses generate more than 18 million jobs in the United States, according to a Pricewaterhouse-Coopers study commissioned by the International Franchise Association in Washington, D.C.
- Almost 14 percent of the nation’s private-sector employment — and growing.
- According to The Wall Street Journal, a new franchised outlet opens every eight minutes.