What FRANdata Thinks

For this second volume of 2022 of the New Concept Report, we have been hard at work uncovering the latest brands entering the market and for this volume, a tremendous 86 new franchise brands across 23 industries. Interestingly, there are a good number of well-connected brands entering the market with 45 of the 86 identified […]

In this first volume of the NCR for 2022, we have identified 78 new brands. One of the things that stuck out with this batch is the jump of international-based brands coming into the US market. We found 11 international brands for this quarter alone, compared to a total of 18 foreign-based brands from all […]

FRANdata identified 85 new franchise brands across 18 industries in Q2 2021. A majority of new brandsoperated in the Quick Service Restaurant industry, followed by the health and fitness vertical.Despite the impact of the pandemic, 19% of all new brands identified in this quarter were QSR concepts,with a number of them offering ethnic menu items […]

In the 1st quarter of 2019, FRANdata identified 108 new franchise brands across 22 industries. Similar to last quarter, QSR and Restaurants industries are the top two largest markets for new franchises. Numbers of emerging brands in Health & Fitness and Business-Related industries increase, taking up 48% of the new franchise market with the top […]

The latest New Concept Report includes 71 new brands ranging from child-related to real estate concepts. For this update we found the following trends: Within the QSR sector the trend was away from high-calorie traditional American cuisine, with multiple Asian or Mediterranean entries, and a general bend towards healthier offerings. Within recreation, fitness and the education sectors an overarching […]