More Franchises of Local Origin in Panama
Friday, September 12, 2014
In a market dominated primarily by foreign brands, there is an increasing trend for Panamanian companies to migrate to this business model.
José Luis Ford, president of the Chamber of Commerce...
Honduras: Americans Offer Franchises
Friday, August 22, 2014
Four American firms operating under the franchise model will visit the country to meet with entrepreneurs interested in joining the scheme.
The companies that will be coming to Tegucigalpa from...
Report on Franchising in Costa Rica
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The number of domestic and foreign companies operating under this business model in the country went from 58 in 2010 to 267 in 2014, which is an increase of 78%.
From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce of...
Franchises Grow 15% a Year In Central America
Friday, May 16, 2014
Costa Rica and Guatemala are leading a market in which 300 brands based on this business model already operate, 125 of which are native to the region.
Of the 300 franchises existing in the region, 125 were...
Central American Franchise Summit
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The event to be held on May 14 in San Jose, Costa Rica, will focus on analyzing the different franchise models implemented in the region and elsewhere.
From a press release issued by the Costa Rican National...
The Business of Gas Stations in Guatemala
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
There has been a reduction in the number of independent gas stations and an increases the presence of corporate brands.
The gas stations business in Guatemala has been...
Ice Cream Market in Costa Rica
Monday, March 17, 2014
In the past five years, retail sales of ice cream have increased by 71%
The franchise model and market segmentation has been the...
Growth in Service Franchises
Monday, February 24, 2014
This business model has grown 17% in the last year, with the greatest increase in service franchises standing out in particular.
The Guatemalan Franchise Association (AGF) reported that...
Regional Franchise Fair in Panama
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The Expofranquicia Fair will be held on September 11th - 12th in Panama City.
From a press release from the Chamber of Commerce of...