Franchise Business Review surveyed 6,400 female franchisees representing 300 franchise brands between July 2015 and December 2016 in order to identify the brands that made its 2017 Top Franchises for Women list. Each survey participant was asked 33 benchmark questions about their franchisor that focused on areas such as leadership, training, and core values as well 16 more personal questions concerning topics such as their business lifestyle and overall enjoyment of running their franchise.
“The franchise industry provides many options to women seeking business ownership on a full- or part-time basis in multiple sectors.”
“The franchise industry provides many options to women seeking business ownership on a full- or part-time basis in multiple sectors,” says Michelle Rowan, President of Franchise Business Review. “In order to help ensure that a brand you are interested in is likely to meet your expectations, it’s critical to examine feedback from female franchise owners regarding it." Many of the 50 brands featured on Franchise Business Review's 2017 Top Franchises for Women list share all their franchisees' survey responses within the Franchise Reviews section of FranchiseBusinessReview.com.
If you are interested in franchising, be sure to look at the 50 woman franchise owner approved brands featured on Franchise Business Review's 2017 Top Franchises for Women list, to read the FBR Franchisee Insight Q&As with female franchisees, and to review the data highlights from the survey below.
Overall Satisfaction of Female Franchisees*
Overall Work/Life Balance of Female Franchisees
Work/Life Balance of Female Franchisees by Sector*
Hours Worked/Week: Female vs. Male Franchisees
Demographics of Female Franchisees
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