U.S. Census Bureau Issues Report On Franchising

For the first time ever, the U.S. Census Bureau issued a report today on the nation’s franchised businesses. The report, entitled the Economic Census Franchise Report, found that franchise businesses account for 10.5 percent of all businesses operating in the U.S., and nearly 17 percent of the total amount of sales made in the country, with nearly $1.3 trillion dollars in sales annually.