The growth of franchising is indisputable. Yet, while many business owners have elected to expand their companies through franchising, the owners of many other privately held businesses may be intimidated by the perception that the franchising industry is simply too saturated or too highly competitive to give them a chance to succeed. But what’s the truth? Is there enough room for your business? Do you have to start out with a hundred locations to be a success? What are some of the latest business trends responsible for the growth of franchising?