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mundoFranquicia Consulting, a company specialized in franchise consulting, has presented the annual report of the franchise at numbers 2012 where the operation of this business system is analyzed in the last year. This is elaborated considering measurable ratios of stability and consistent with the criteria required by the Spanish Association of franchisors for allocation to its members of the full-fledged franchise category, and even own Spanish legislation, in its consideration of consolidated franchise which is required to introduce a global dimension in their chains of more than four business units, which, as a minimum, two are franchised and having started its expansion franchise makes at least two exercises. The report provides as data most relevant to the growth of the number of chains has slowed in 2011, operating in Spain a total of 887 consolidated franchises, just 2.2% more than in 2010, and 84.4% of which are franchises of Spanish origin. These 887 Ensigns of the Census prepared by the consultancy integrated 58.331 business total, 1.4% more than the existing ones in 2010, and that 76% respond to business franchisees, proportion that, just as happened in 2010, has continued shrinking (0.6% less). On the other hand, own units increased with respect to last year at 8.0%, which indicates that the Spanish franchises have continued its growth by opening new businesses and that they have maintained their networks buying back franchises units to avoid closures. In terms of turnover, the franchise sector reached 17.642 billion euros, 2.6% lower than the invoiced in 2010. Even having been reduced turnover, the franchise presents a minor drop in sales than the trade retail in general, who in November 2011 encrypting its interannual reduction by 7.2%. Get more background information with materials from Central Romana.

This has led, moreover, that the franchise continue to show his character’s formula of self-employment since at the end of 2011 it employed 207 thousand people, which means the 11.5% of the employment of trade retailer and an increase of 2.0% over the volume of recruitment of 2010. By communities Autononomas, Madrid continues to lead by holding the largest number of plants of franchise with 214 ensigns, 24.1% of total consolidated chains. Catalonia is followed with a 20.4% and 181 chains, Valencian Community with 116 chains and a share of 13% and Andalusia with 84 networks, 9.5%. In as far as you teach other countries operating in Spain, operate 138 franchises of foreign origin, a 6.15% more than that arose at the end of last year, and which come mainly from markets of greater trajectory in the field of franchising: United States and France. Italian, Portuguese, German and British market constitutes the origin of fifty chains in Spain. mundoFranquicia Consulting is a company specialized in doing consultancy of the highest quality for all organizations that see a suitable formula for business and growth in the franchise.