|Answer: ||For rankings, see Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500.|
For recent industry news, try Franchising World.
Trade associations like the International Franchise Association and the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers have information about the state of the industry, as well as information about starting a franchise.
For franchising opportunities, see IFA's Franchise Opportunities Guides, available at the Lippincott Reference Desk at call number HF5429.3 A46.
See the FTC's Franchising FAQs, as well as the guidance documents for franchise and business opportunities.
Last modified: Friday, 09-Mar-2012