Impact of Franchising in Alabama

ECONOMIC IMPACT IN ALABAMA

In Alabama

Nationally

Locations

12K

733K

Jobs

124.9K

7.6M

Payroll

$3.7B

$269.9B

Output

$9.7B

$674.3B

GPP

$5.4B

$404.6B

Polling in Alabama

of Alabama voters have a favorable opinion of franchises.

ALABAMA FRANCHISE BUSINESS FORECAST FOR 2018*

Continued growth in the next year

Overall 2018 forecast

ESTABLISHMENTS

12.4K

+1.6% from 2017

EMPLOYMENT

128.8K

+3.4% from 2017

PAYROLL

$4B

+5.3% from 2017

OUTPUT

$10.2B

+5.3% from 2017

*Data prepared by IHS Markit Economics, for the International Franchise Association, Franchise Education and Research Foundation, January, 2018.

Alabama Voters Want Congress and the Administration to Support Locally-Owned Businesses

Which of the following would you prefer?

Government policies that promote and support local ownership of stores and restaurants.

Government policies that promote and support large corporations owning and operating local stores and restaurants.

Don’t know / No opinion