There’s no denying the fact that more women are flocking to the world of franchising. In fact, the International Franchise Association states that female franchise ownership in the U.S. has increased by more than 80 per cent since 2010.
This uptick in female franchises could be down to the fact that there are now more franchising opportunities than ever. Couple that with the benefit the franchise model brings, such as flexible work hours and a customizable model and franchising becomes a recipe for success for the business woman who wants to have it all.
In honor of the third installment of Business Woman (download it here), this edition of the Wire is dedicated to the powerhouse women in franchising.
At this moment in time, it is impossible to talk business without discussing the COVID-19 crisis. So, we delve into how the pandemic has affected women’s careers in general. But it is not all doom and gloom, as franchising has turned out to be the light at the end of the tunnel for many.
Elsewhere, we highlight the OG boss lady of the international franchise model, Martha Matilda Harper, while Kimberlee Perry, CEO and founder of ((BOUNCE)), explains how role helming an international trampolining franchise.
So, here’s to the model that lets you get into business for yourself but not by yourself.