The International Franchise Association, founded in 1960, the IFA is a membership organization of franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers.
The American association of Franchisees and Dealers, founded in 1992the AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United States.
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has prepared this booklet to explain how to shop for a franchise opportunity, the obligations of a franchise owner, and questions to ask before you invest.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.
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