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Franchise Information

Franchise Links
Franchise Books in our Library
Franchise Books in Google Books
Franchise articles in Google Scholar
Other Databases to use
What is Franchising?


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Franchise Business Review
Franchise Solutions
Wikipedia (Franchise Rule)
Federal Trade Commssion (FAQ)
The Wall Street Journal
IFA (VetFran)
IFA (Find a Franchise)
Franchise R

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Links to franchise books

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Franchises in Google Books

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Franchise articles in Google Scholar:

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Other databases on Franchises:


Business Insights: Essentials 
Company & industry news linked to electronic reference books. Contains histories, market shares, rankings, industry surveys, and investment reports. Look up franchise companies or articles on franchising.  

WestLaw News
A massive database of full text articles. Strong in the areas of news, law, and business. Also contains many trade publications. Find many articles in news and trade publications of franchising and particular franchises.

ProQuest News
Contains the full text of newspaper articles from over 350 titles. Provides our only source of electronic access to the Wall Street Journal. Find articles on franchising in newspapers.


Reference USA
Directory of U.S. business. Lists size of company, year established, type of business, credit rating, top personnel, yearly sales and more. Data can be searched by name of company, name of officers, geographic area, SIC, size, revenue or any combination.  Find who owns franchises in any given place.

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