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Burger Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
In the early 1200s, the Mongol army placed slabs of lamb and mutton under their horse saddles as they rode into battle. After the meat was tenderized by the saddle and the back of the horse, they would consume it raw, as if it were an uncooked beef patty. This strange but practical method eventually developed into the creation of modern ground beef. Now that you’ve got ground beef, you know what has to come next: the hamburger.
Frozen Yogurt Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
When I was growing up, frozen yogurt was somewhat considered ice cream’s younger, less popular, kind of weird kid brother. It looked the same, it was served the same…just a little less delicious. If you couldn’t get ice cream, frozen yogurt was okay.
Retail Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
The retail industry is easy to define at the highest level - it is the selling of consumer goods or services to the end buyer. Individual consumers and families - me, you and all our friends. However the enormous size of the industry and the breadth of the types of goods and services that are being sold are a little harder to get our arms around - it’s estimated that 2/3rd of the U.S GDP comes from the retail industry!
Hotel & Travel Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
The travel industry is comprised of several different segments including hotels and other lodging as well as travel agencies. Within lodging there is a wide range of lodgings from high class full-service hotels, to no-hassle business motels, to resorts and campgrounds. Travel agencies coordinate flights, lodging, cruises and other types of trips to both retail and business customers and can be conducted at offices or out of the home. Partnerships between hotels and travel agencies are often crucial to the success of both.
Computer Services Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
Downtime from computer or network issues can wreak havoc on both the bottom line and company reputation - showing that the market to keep systems operating reliably is both large and valuable. The field of computer services, in terms of available franchises, is loosely divided into four sectors: computer maintenance and repair, computer network support services, information technology (IT) services and Internet provision.
Pizza Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
But despite these differences, everyone agrees that pizza is a food institution. It might be a cheap meal after a game, a date night, a weekly treat, a quick lunch, or even a breakfast. Americans eat a lot of pizza - on average 23 pounds each year!
Home Services Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
Home Services Industry in 2017 at a Glance
Home Based Franchise Industry Analysis 2020 - Cost & Trends
No longer must you put in hours and hours outside of the house to have a successful career or run a successful franchise. In 2014 3.7 million people from the workforce worked from home at least 50% of the time. There are another 2.8 million people that are self-employed and work from home - including home-based franchisees. 52% of small businesses in the US are home-based!
Education Industry Analysis 2019 - Cost & Trends
The educational services market is large and growing with multiple types of opportunities available for franchisees. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 100k establishments in the private Education Service industry; almost 200k when including local, state and federal government institutions; combined this industry employs over 3.5 million people. On the private side, the industry is largely fragmented – the fifty largest companies represent just 30% of the total revenue in the industry.