4/22/2013

The Franchise Business Index, the IFA's index that measures the health of the franchise industry, increased by 0.3% last month, which marks the third consecutive month of growth. "Demand for franchise growth remains strong and with lending to franchise businesses reaching its highest level since the recession, the industry remains a driver of growth and job creation despite the uncertain economic and public policy environment," IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira said.

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