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From The Franchise Interview: "The UPS Store is the world’s largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. We have over thirty years of experience franchising, and it shows in the quality of our centers, franchisees and operations." Read More
They can, but there's no guarantee of their success. Veterans are trained, disciplined, focused and they already know how to obey rules.
The ability to follow the rules goes a long way in franchising. That’s because the franchise business model is a rigid one; there are a lot of rules. Read More
Kevin Sirois Jr., COO of The Handmade Pie Co. LLC. Big Boy Restaurants International executives Keith Sirois Sr., and David Crawford are investors in a brand new franchise company. They purchased the franchising rights of the Achatz Handmade Pie Company. Read More
What kind of home-based franchise are you looking for?
For example, there are home-based franchises that may be good for someone looking to make a part-time income. If that’s all you want out of a home-based business, fine. Just don't waste your time reading about this one. Read More
n case you didn’t know, spending on pets in the U.S. is huge. It’s risen from $41 billion in 2007 to an estimated $59 billion this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. If you love dogs…or pets in general, maybe you’d like to have a slice of the pie. Read More
You do know about HSBC, right? I actually didn't, until I started digging in and do some research. HSBC actually has a dedicated UK based Franchise team that focuses on helping entrepreneurs franchise their businesses. And, they lend money to entrepreneurs, too. Read about this massive bank. Read More
Most of the people I talk with focus on earnings; it’s totally natural to want to know how much you’ll make as a franchisee. But, you need to know more. You need to find out if your vision of being a franchise owner for the franchise concept you’re interested in is realistic. Read More
This is an article about control. The control you have in the story you tell. It's also about where you tell it. The bottom line: Do you control the place where you tell your story? In other words, who's website is it? Read More
While it’s true that with a partner you would be putting in less money than if you were buying a franchise on your own…you’re going to have to bring in a lot more revenue. That’s because you’d be supporting two parties. You. And your partner. Check this out. Read More
Good coaching doesn't just bring out the best in only athletes. In this guest post from cleaning franchise MaidPro, discover why top level support through business coaching in franchising makes perfect sense too. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Jenn Herman @jennherman31 is All About Social Media

She may work as a full-time director of marketing by day. But in her spare time, Jenn Herman likes teaching small … More
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