The Franchise King®

Summer Franchising News Updates

news updates on franchising

Here are some of the latest franchising news updates.

Some of them involve franchise business news and/or announcements, while some of the items below feature industry news and comment.

(This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy).


Franchising News Updates

The folks over at Small Business Trends lists a dozen or so franchises you can buy for under $10k.

In reality, it’s the upfront franchise fee that’s under the $10,000 mark, but their list is still worth checking out.

Next, have you heard of Toastique?

news about toast-Toastique franchise growth

It’s a “toast” franchise, and according to this report, the franchisor is experiencing good momentum.

Although talk on the street is focused on this cookie franchise, Great American Cookies just announced the opening of its 400th location.

Started in 1977, this impressive franchise company has locations in 31 states and five countries around the world.

Get Your Free Franchise Buying Checklist!
Get Your Free Franchise Buying Checklist!
Invalid email address
You'll also get my latest blog posts and my free VIP Franchise Newsletter!

In other food franchise news, a full-service restaurant franchise founded by the star of Paramount Network’s Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, has signed a business deal to bring his Taffer’s Tavern to Montgomery, Alabama.

The deal includes potential expansion into other areas of the state. 

FTC Updates And More

This next piece is the type of franchising news that can impact the franchise industry in a big way, because it’s about the fact that the FTC is potentially considering closer regulation of franchising.

The agency asked for public comment concerning some of the current regulations, and they’re doing a deep dive on them as we speak. I submitted my own comments and thoughts early on.

Here are some of things being discussed. And all of us in franchising are waiting for an update.

Ziebart, a huge automotive franchisor just had their Ziebart Reunion at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.

Ziebart franchisees from around the country attended this event to collaborate and celebrate. Here’s a short video featuring event highlights.

Finally, Leslie Fair, a Senior attorney with the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is in the middle of writing an informative series about franchising.

In this excellent article, she debunks five myths about buying a franchise.

And here are a few more franchising myths.

Please Share This Article!
follow us in feedly
franchise article written by joel libava
Note: When you buy through links on this website, we may earn an affiliate commission. In addition, I've started to use AI to help me craft better article titles and headings.
The Franchise King® Blog
Get proven franchise research and buying tips, helpful franchising resources, plus the latest franchise news updates and more.
Recommended Reading
How Franchises Work
How Much Is A Franchise?
Pros And Cons Of A Franchise What Is The Franchise Fee? How To Buy A Franchise
Best Franchises To Own

Top 33 Business Ideas
Starbucks Franchise Facts
Featured Franchises!
10 Best Franchise Websites
About Franchise Consultants
How To Read A FDD
Questions To Ask Franchisors
Questions To Ask Franchisees Franchise Discovery Day Franchise Reviews
Top 10 Franchise Buying Tips

Free Franchise Tools Franchise Compatibility Quiz Net Worth Calculator
joel libava

I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
P.S. I'm not a franchise consultant/broker.

Joel is Highly Principled
There are many people in the franchise business who claim to to be experts in the field. Unfortunately many of them lack both knowledge and integrity. Joel, however, is without question one of the most qualified and principled people I know, in or out of his industry."
- Greg Reynolds, Retired Outplacement Counselor
"Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it."
- Harper Lee

All Franchise Owners Need A Great Business Plan!