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Resales in franchising-where existing franchisees decide they want to sell their franchises, are part of healthy franchise systems. Franchisors that acknowledge and embrace resales are generally more successful than the ones who don't. Read More
“I know how they got me. I was a dreamer with no business experience and I played right into the hands of these liars. Some of my fellow owners in my area were experienced at business and they fell for it too, so Quiznos was really slick. I hope one day they put these people under the jail.” Read More
Not every franchise operator comes in with a wealth of business experience. This post covers a couple of points to ponder about the initial franchise learning curve. Read More
At the beginning of 2015, ApplePie Capital will introduce a marketplace with the aim of helping investors, entrepreneurs, and franchising professionals establish fruitful relationships. Read More
Also called “franchise consultants,” franchise brokers assist franchise buyers with several things. One thing they do is help buyers identify opportunities that may be a fit. But, they do something else, too. Read this to find out what "it" is. Read More
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

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

While health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following …

Emory Rowland @emoryrowland Provides Lift for Good Guys

Emory Rowland has been helping David face Goliath for some time now. It all started back in 1997, when Rowland launched … More
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