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A series featuring highlights from the 2017 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR) continues with a look at the top digital sales producers by category, 2012–2016.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Papa Murphy's is turning to refranchising as it looks for growth in select markets. The company says it's focused on investing to accelerate unit growth in underpenetrated markets in an effort to enhance local advertising opportunities and drive sales and profits.
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A series featuring highlights from the 2017 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR) continues with a look at recruitment spending: where the digital money goes, by category.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Hundreds of franchise development professionals gathered in Atlanta this past September for the annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference (FLDC), one of the year's must-attend events for brands looking to improve their sales, share ideas, and learn more about today's best practices in franchisee recruitment.
  • By Kerry Pipes & Eddy Goldberg
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Three converging trends - adaptability, multi-unit concentration, and franchise agreements rebalancing - will shape the future of franchising.
  • By Darrell Johnson
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Shelly Sun, co-founder of BrightStar Care, never planned to start a company. But in 2001, she and her husband, J.D. Sun, were struggling to find quality in-home care for his grandmother and discovered they weren't alone.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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Arby's, founded in 1964 and with more than 3,200 restaurants, has turned itself around. After years of slumping sales, the brand is back on the front burner. COO John Bowie provides a peek behind the scenes.
  • By John Bowie
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So many good things are happening so fast in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome back to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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MVP Award winners to be feted next week at the 2016 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas.
  • By Franchise Update Media
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So many good things are happening so fast in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome back to "Good News" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Results from the 2016 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR) were unveiled in October at the 17th annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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So many good things are happening in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up! So welcome back to "Good News" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, emerging concepts, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: The growth of mobile prospects has exploded. Have you adapted your recruitment website?
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Building an effective multi-unit sales strategy takes commitment, time, and changes to your FDD.
  • By Marc Kiekenapp
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Every franchisor wants to attract a "certain type" of franchisee. Lately, the type of franchisee every franchisor seems to want is a multi-unit franchisee.
  • By Molly Rowe
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With dozens of locations and hundreds, or even thousands, of employees to hire, train, manage and retain, multi-unit franchisees need tools that are effective, economical, and simple to use.
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Every successful franchisor reaches a certain point where they must decide what the next step will be in expanding their business.
  • By Jim
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This is Part 3 of a series on why new and emerging franchise brands fail. In the first two parts, we discussed 8 reasons they fail. The remaining installments will cover what they can do to succeed.
  • By Joe Mathews and Thomas Scott
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This is Part 1 of a series on why new and emerging franchise brands fail. In the first two parts, we discuss 8 points on why they fail.
  • By Joe Mathews and Thomas Scott
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Change in a franchise system is inevitable. All franchise brands across all segments -food, home services, health and wellness, B2B, and others--eventually come to a point in their growth where the choice is clear...
  • By Michael Abt, CEO
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Growing franchisee profitability usually requires growing the top line, as well as controlling costs. With no rising economic tide to lift all boats, the way to grow sales is to take share from the competition.
  • By Jack Mackey
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This is the final installment in an ongoing series about making the most of your Discovery Day presentations.
  • By Steve Olson
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Rich Wilson needed to earn money for his college education. The way he saw it, he had two choices.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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This is part of an ongoing series about making the most of your Discovery Day presentations.
  • By Steve Olson
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Franchise Update's Multi-Unit Franchising Conference just wrapped another winning event that attracted record numbers and offered another stellar lineup of keynote speakers and industry titans.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Companies schedule Discovery Days in different ways: once a month, once a week, or anytime a candidate can make it! As your system grows, you'll be forced to schedule more frequent and specific dates so you don't overtax your home office resources.
  • By Steve Olson
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If you're a franchisor looking for experienced, successful multi-unit franchisees, consider attending Franchise Update Media's 2014 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference next month, April 23-25 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
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If the first step in bringing your franchise overseas is to determine which international market is best for your brand, the second step is to decide what kind of deal you want to sign.
  • By Martin Hancock
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Do you have an outstanding multi-unit franchisee deserving of recognition? Do you have several?
  • By Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine
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