I Am Franchising - Real Life Success Stories From Franchisees

Franchising is a business model that has led millions to financial success. Every franchisee has a singular story - of where they've been, how they chose franchising, and of the challenges they've overcome on their pathway to personal and business success. I Am Franchising brings these real-life stories to you online. Someday your story may appear here as well.

Idea Man: Steve Sager Continues His Innovative Ways »

By Helen Bond

teve Sager knows a good idea when he sees one. The franchise veteran championed Subway's innovative $5 footlong sandwich as a nationwide promotion and pioneered the brand's use of speedy ovens to offer customers toasted subs in a flash.

Clearly Transparent: Communicating And Sharing Success »

By Helen Bond

When it comes to creating a successful corporate culture, veteran Jiffy Lube franchisee Richard Paek has found that seeing does lead to believing.

The Power Of More: Multi-unit Operators Branch Out, Brand Up »

By Kerry Pipes and Eddy Goldberg

Franchising is easy: all it takes is a lot of blood, sweat, and overcoming fears to open and successfully operate a franchise unit--not to mention multiple units of a single brand.

Massage, Tan, Joints, And Lashes »

By Kerry Pipes

Randy Merrill feels good about the health, wellness, and fitness space he operates in. He says the business models work for him, the client base works for him, and the ROI works for him.

Making A Sub For A Good Cause »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Jersey Mike's founder Peter Cancro whips up $100,000 sandwich for No Kid Hungry, an organization committed to ending childhood hunger. The donation will provide 1 million healthy meals for kids in the U.S.

It's A Tax Turnaround For Ken Leese »

By Kerry Pipes

Ken Leese is seeing an upswing in the economy and his Jackson Hewitt franchise operation has expanded by five units in less than two years.

'Sweet' Franchising Opportunities In Los Angeles And San Diego »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Baskin-Robbins is looking for entrepreneurs to operate traditional locations in the Los Angeles market and both traditional and non-traditional locations in the San Diego area.

Shahid Hashmi Has His Eye On 100 Popeyes »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

After two decades in franchising, Shahid Hashmi has an aggressive growth plan that he predicts will top $150 million in revenue in the next 10 years.

Partners And Friends: 30-year Relationship Blossoms In Perennial Success »

By Helen Bond

Franchisees looking for insights into succeeding with a partner can learn a thing or two from multi-brand franchisees Judy Ewing-Lonetti and Sandy Dunn.

Steve Sager Continues His Innovative Ways And Successful Growth »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Steve Sager has relied on forward-thinking innovation to build a career that includes opening more than 265 Subway stores during his 30 years in the business.

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Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

Issue IV, 2015

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2015 Multi-Unit Buyers Guide

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