FranConnect Buys Franchise Management Software Provider FranchiseBlast

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FranConnect Buys Franchise Management Software Provider FranchiseBlast

01/19/2021

FranConnect has acquired FranchiseBlast. The acquisition marks a significant milestone for FranConnect in creating a platform that helps franchise brands and multi-location businesses manage operational success, end-to-end, from the brand to the unit-level.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The addition of FranchiseBlast's software to the FranConnect platform brings complementary, best-in-class capabilities to FranConnect's operational management solution, particularly in field management, including site audits and self-assessments. FranchiseBlast's field audits app streamlines the process of scheduling, performing, analyzing, and acting upon field audits to improve franchisee engagement, enhance unit-level economics, and ensure franchisee compliance while reducing field operations and infrastructure overhead. In between field audits, FranchiseBlast's franchisee self-assessments help operators continuously improve, keeping a pulse on how they are performing while ensuring brand consistency and compliance.

Founded in 2007, FranchiseBlast has grown to represent more than 100 franchise brands and multi-location businesses across the restaurant, retail, and service sectors, including FOCUS Brands, Liberty Tax, Duck Donuts, Best Life Brands, Ballard Brands, Recipe Unlimited, Goldfish Swim School, ComForCare Home Care, and more.