Franchise suppliers serve as ready, reliable resources.

Author:Earle, Jack

Your franchise business encounters numerous challenges every day in building its brand and customer base to achieve a sound future. When franchise businesses turn to the International Franchise Association for support among a myriad of its programs that protect and promote the franchise business model, one sure ally in this process to succeed is the IFA Supplier Forum.

This issue of Franchising World magazine presents the 15th Annual Supplier Source Book, your entry to people and companies that provide high quality services, products and information to aid your franchise and franchisees, The IFA Supplier Forum, which represents more than 600 companies, is ready to help your franchise expand whether that entails the need for legal advice, advertising expertise or human resources.

Who better to provide the latest news and significance of the IFA Supplier Forum than its Chairman Scott Pressly, CFE, of Van Ness Capital Advisors? Pressly describes the forum's new structure and how those programs will benefit your franchise business. Once readers better understand the Supplier Forum, Franchise America Finance's Ron Feldman, CFE, will provide guidance on how companies can become lender-friendly to better maneuver in current credit markets.

Interested in learning how to bring your franchise up to the real-estate savvy-plus level? Learn what RE/MAX's David Liniger, a member of the IFA Board of Directors...

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