Figure 3:4: Number Of Franchised
Systems Excluding Dairy By Sector (Number Of Units), 2000-2004
Currently, Dunhill operates 126 franchised
offices throughout the U.
She now has 12 franchised
stores, four company-owned cafes and five contracts signed for new stores this year.
which evolved from a booth in an Amish country farmer's market and was franchised
in 1988 by Anne Beiler.
Now with 100 franchised
offices in 30 states and a total of 180 offices in six countries, Bark Busters is continuing its mission to build a global network of dog behavioral therapists to enhance responsible dog ownership and reduce the possibility of maltreatment, abandonment, and euthanasia of companion dogs.
There are an estimated 550,000 franchised
businesses operating in the United States.
has more than 13,700 sales associates in 300 company-owned and franchised
sales offices in key markets throughout the U.
In fact, in many industry segments, more than 85% of franchised
units opened since 1986 were still owned in 1991 by the person who originally bought the outlet (see chart, "Opportunities You Can Count On").
The Company also announced that Meritage Hospitality Group (AMEX:MHG) opened the first franchised
O'Charley's restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The volume of sales and the number of units owned or franchised
by business format franchisors have risen steadily since 1972.
The Great Frame Up, founded in 1971, is one of the nation's leading art and custom framing retailers with 152 franchised
stores in 33 states.
the |unfranchiseable,' " boasts company president and owner James S.
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