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Multi-brand franchising is a growing phenomenon. Some franchisees are not content with operating one brand so they add one, two, three, or more other brands to their portfolios.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Multi-unit franchise growth brings many challenges. One of them is transitioning from manager to leader. Find out how to do it at a session at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in April.
  • Kerry Pipes
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Innovation comes from a constant state of a creative development forcing change and growth. It also takes time and effort to see a return on investment.
  • Kendall Rawls
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If you enjoy building relationships, are passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals, and want to own your own business, then the fitness franchise industry could hold the key to your having a fulfilling career.
  • Emma Pearson
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It's always a great time to get into franchising. Yet for entrepreneurs seeking to start and build their own business, some times are better than others to consider franchising as the vehicle for attaining their personal and business goals.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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It's possible to find great employees - and keep them. Strategies and techniques will be the focus of a session at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in April.
  • Kerry Pipes
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We ended our previous discussion of service concepts with the point that many of these businesses are based on customers making the choice to trade money (surplus) for time (deficit). The example we used was maid services, where time-starved customers spend money to buy time they can spend with their family and friends.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Kris Brown kicked his way through 12 seasons in the NFL. The former University of Nebraska standout and two-time National Champion was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1999.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 10,577
Four tactics that will help you get out there, find time to promote your business, and let people know you're there
  • Robert Job
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Multi-unit franchisee with more than a decade of food service experience is bringing new Captain D's restaurant to St. Louis area.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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You've read about senior care franchising, know franchising offers many benefits over starting a business from scratch, and have decided franchising is the way to finally be your own boss.
  • Emma Pearson
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When you first consider franchising as a business model, one of the choices that arises is which type of business, in which sector, suits you best. One basic choice to make is goods or service; another is retail or home-based.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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For decades now, franchised concepts have attracted consumers and investors alike, who often feel compelled by one simple notion: they know what they are going to get. Whether it's a familiar menu or a stable cash flow, recognizable brands put people at ease.
  • Dean Zuccarello
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Former Silicon Valley Tech Executive has Become a Successful Multi-Unit Operator and is on the Grow with the Opening of his Newest Great Clips Location.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 10,418
Understand the ways in which you influence the motivations, behavior, and productivity of your team members and you can better lead by example.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 10,164
If you feel like a car doing a burnout in your current job and are dreaming of being your own boss, investing in an automotive franchise may be just the ticket.
  • Emma Pearson
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In the previous article, we discussed the obstacles involved in becoming a retail franchisee. This time we examine what traits and attributes franchisors with retail concepts look for in their franchisee prospects and candidates.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Here comes 2018, and we’re starting the year in our usual way: with our “Mega 99” list of the largest U.S. franchisees, ranked by total number of units.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Arby's Restaurant Group Acquires Buffalo Wild Wings and Forms New Inspire Brands.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 10,787
Top Massage Producer Becomes Area Representative for Dallas and Will Lead The Brand's Regional Franchise Development Efforts in the Market.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 10,591
Market demand for fitness franchises is strong. One out of every five Americans is paying for a gym membership.
  • Emma Pearson
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Last night, you and the family celebrated your birthday with dinner at your favorite sit-down restaurant, a well-known franchised brand. After the usual great meal -- including a hearty greeting from the host and the owner -- you stopped in at your favorite ice cream emporium, also a franchise.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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"Obviously, if my sales are going up I will have more cash!" Think again. Growth costs money, yet most entrepreneurs believe that much of their growth can be funded from their growing company.
  • Rod Bristol
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New IFA Economic Study Says Strong Franchise Sector Will Outpace US Economy During 2018.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Identify where you can develop and become a more effective leader, then you will be able to help develop your rising stars into leaders that help take your organization forward.
  • Kendall Rawls
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When Mitchell York first came across Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies as a possible investment, the corporate executive immediately passed on the brand, vowing he'd never wear a Hawaiian shirt.
  • Helen Bond
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One of the best ways for a new franchisee to get in on the action in franchising is by choosing a nontraditional location. Why? For starters, try reduced franchise fees, lower overall startup costs, smaller real estate fees (none for kiosks!), fewer employees, and for some, the option of beginning part-time.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Clyde Rucker, a U.S. Army veteran and self-described military brat, said he spent years working his way to the top in corporate America and as a franchise executive for one reason: so he could become a successful franchisee.
  • Debbie Selinsky
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Tennessee Multi-Unit Operator Opens Second Of Several Grabbagreen Locations In The Volunteer State.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Panera Bread Wants the FDA To Clearly Define "Egg" In Order To Improve Industry Standards And Enhance Food Transparency.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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