[INFOGRAPHIC] Employment Vs. Business Ownership: The Franchise Advantage
Thirty years ago, the franchise industry had about 416,000 establishments generating roughly $543 billion in sales.
This year, the franchise industry is estimated to exceed $839 billion in sales, with more than 770,000 establishments that employ 8.510 million workers.
This is a $296 billion increase in sales, a 354,000 unit increase in franchise establishments and an increase of 1.510 million workers from 30 years ago.
The below infographic (via entrepreneurssource) outlines key facts aspiring entrepreneurs should consider when pursuing business ownership, and what a franchise advantage offers.