Rosenberg International Franchise Center
RIFC: Advancing the Understanding of franchising
The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) explores and advances the understanding of franchising through academic research, education and outreach. Franchising represents over $674 billion of the business conducted in the United States of America annually.
Francine Lafontaine Receives 2022 RIFC | ISoF Eminent Franchising Scholar Award
Francine Lafontaine, Ph.D., will be named the 2022 Rosenberg International Franchise Center | ISoF Eminent Franchising Scholar at the 35th Annual ISoF Conference in June. Francine currently serves as Interim Dean of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, having also served as Senior Associate Dean at Ross for several years.
Dr. Lafontaine is the William Davidson Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at Ross. She holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Economics in LS&A at the University of Michigan and is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, UK. Read more about Dr. Lafontaine
Upcoming Franchising Events
EXPOFRANQUICIA (IFEMA MADRID)
May 5 -7, Madrid, Spain
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF FRANCHISING (ISoF) ANNUAL CONFERENCE
June 2-4, Ontario, Canada
FRANCHISE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE (FCXC)
June 20 -23, Atlanta, GA
Sept 22-24, Odessa, Ukraine