The History of Franchising (Infographic)

Ever wonder how renowned restaurant franchises such as McDonalds and KFC came to be? Just like all businesses and franchises, these globally recognized food establishments had to get their start somewhere. With our History of Franchising infographic, you can trace the history of franchising from its earliest days all the way to franchising in 2018.
What were the first franchises recorded in human history? Read on to find out and learn how these early business arrangements influenced the commercial franchising models that we know and use today.
From the original 13 colonies to today’s McDonalds, franchises have grown the nation.