Rosenberg International Franchise Center

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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.

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RIFC 50 Index
 

Initially published in 2002, this quarterly is the first stock index to track the financial market performance of the US franchising sector.

RIFC Global Social Franchise Index top ten countries

RIFC Global Social Franchise Index

An annual index ranking 131 countries according to the impact social franchising can have on the well-being of their populations.

RIFC Franchise Attractiveness Index top ten countries

RIFC Franchise Attractiveness Index

An annual index ranking 131 countries according to their attractiveness as franchise expansion markets for US-based franchises.

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Franchise Indices

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Franchise Pioneers

Franchise Pioneers
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