RSS Subscribe
Trends

Franchisees testify before Senate committee that recent actions by the NLRB would significantly undermine their ability to operate and sustain their businesses - potentially forcing them to close down.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,101    0
Business entrepreneurs and leaders will always encounter challenges. But they can forge ahead with skills like caring, courage, confidence, competence and commitment.
  • By Marsha Friedman
  • 4,343    0
Top 10 trends in franchise lead generation, from the Franchise Performance Group, points the way to increased franchise sales in 2015.
  • By Thomas Scott and Joe Mathews
  • 9,289    0
Throughout modern history, periods of heightened innovation and technological advance were followed by a relatively radical step up in the human condition as new industries, processes, routines, and services became commonplace.
  • By Carol M. Schleif
  • 5,203    0
New report says franchise businesses projected to again grow faster than the rest of the economy in 2015.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 8,880    4
Multi-unit franchisees will face certain challenges this year, but with the proper preparation and a little extra effort, you can breeze right past them towards success.
  • By Chuck Pistor
  • 4,173    0
This year's annual CFA Day Forum will be in Washington, D.C. from March 24-25 at the Omni Shoreham.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,889    0
When it comes to making a difference and getting things done, there is a distinct difference between those that do and those that don't. Those that do have conviction, absolute commitment, and an unwavering desire to get results.
  • By Rowdy McLean
  • 4,720    41
No one ever said franchise growth was easy. Operating one or two locations is hard enough, but growing to 10, 20, or more is challenging for even the most seasoned operators--especially if any of their new builds or acquisitions turns out to be a poor performer.
  • By Kerry Pipes
  • 4,754    126
Customers still like to speak with a real person by phone. Are you using the phone at your business and making it easy for your customers to get what they need?
  • By Lisa Ford
  • 5,367    0
The franchise business model is under unprecedented attack by anti-business activists launching a coordinated campaign in cities, states, and at the federal level.
  • By Erica Farage
  • 3,744    35
SPONSORED
Open a Minuteman Press International Franchise
Minuteman Press has been the leader in the printing & graphics industry for over 40 years. Rated #1 by Entrepreneur Magazine 25 times, we have been assisting people in realizing their financial independence while providing them the opportunity to...
Every organization has a chance to deliver a positive customer experience. That experience has many starting points and touch points along the customer interaction.
  • By Lisa Ford
  • 4,174    0
Vast amounts of energy and treasure have been invested to understand why customers do--or don't--come back. Few questions are more important, since same-store sales growth is built on the backs of loyal customers.
  • By Jack Mackey
  • 3,582    0
7 common negotiating mistakes that when avoided will help you make power plays that lead to win-win situation in business and in life.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,464    39
Reporters love sources who understand their needs. Getting a call from a reporter who wants to quote you as an expert for his story, review your products or services, or invite you to write an exclusive article for a publication, is a major coup.
  • By Ginny Grimsley
  • 4,309    0
Now that we're nearing November, it's time to refocus on the business with an eye toward planning for 2015.
  • By Steve Lefever
  • 5,345    25
You want your customers to talk about you. Positive word of mouth advertising can enable your most loyal customers to not only talk about you but also to keep doing business with you. So give them something to talk about.
  • By John Tschohl
  • 5,445    0
Hopefully, you've heard that the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has changed... again.
  • By Giles Witherspoon-Boyd
  • 8,449    0
Organizations have leaders and managers. But there is a stark difference between the two and each has different skills sets. Can you recognize leaders from managers?
  • By John Tschohl
  • 4,887    0
Veteran entrepreneur shares tips for balancing business and personal life while working from home. She's a serial entrepreneur who offers advice for maintaining professionalism in business without sacrificing or feeling guilty about your family.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,877    0
For the past 30 years, the U.S. has experienced the longest bull market on record for fixed-income securities. As interest rates declined, investors in bonds benefited.
  • By Carol M. Schleif
  • 5,197    0
SPONSORED
Open a UFood Grill Franchise
UFood Grill is a fast-casual restaurant, offering consumers a better-for-you menu to meet the growing demand for healthy options made with fresh ingredients that taste great. We offer traditional & non-traditional designs for expansion across the US.
The best financial advisors are also great team players. Top financial advisors and attorneys should work together to create a successful collaborative effort for their clients.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,218    0
Ten years ago, when FRANdata began tracking the concentration of units controlled by multi-unit franchisees, it totaled 45 percent. Today, multi-unit operators control 55 percent of all franchise units.
  • By Darrell Johnson
  • 4,511    0
Energy company offers five fundamental and highly effective tips for leading a small business to success.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,259    0
As an entrepreneur, you're often the face of your company, and your ability to capture attention, to fascinate others--clients, employees, strategic partners, influencers--can make or break a business.
  • By Sally Hogshead
  • 4,326    27
As people get closer to the age when they hope to retire, traditional wisdom calls for moving into more conservative - safer - investments, such as Treasury bonds and many fixed-income mutual funds.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,789    0
Local businesses are stronger together than alone. Your competitive advantage is derived from the local and industry knowledge you possess along with the market power (resources that enable you to attract and retain customers) built.
  • By Eric Groves
  • 3,846    24
Customer expectations today are dramatically higher, thanks to the likes of Amazon, Zappos, Southwest Airlines, Starbucks, Ritz-Carlton, and Chick-fil-A, to name just a few of today's customer experience leaders.
  • By Jack Mackey
  • 3,019    13
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has introduced widespread changes to the healthcare landscape. It has increased the availability, quality, and affordability of health insurance for the general population, regardless of age, gender, or pre-existing medical conditions.
  • By Benjamin Geyerhahn
  • 5,511    0
Accomplishing goals is the most essential function of running a company, according to 46 percent of entrepreneurs polled by The Alternative Board (TAB).
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,677    34
ADVERTISE
SPONSORED CONTENT

Learn More

Mega 99    

Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

Issue I, 2017

Multi-Unit Buyers Guide    

2016 Multi-Unit Buyers Guide

Special Edition

Top Opportunities »

Subscribe to Multi-Unit Franchisee Report

A Franchise Update Media Group Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved. Site Hosting Provided By: wishVPS on FUMG3

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)