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Previously, we discussed how you can tap into the rich marketing resources provided by 1) your franchisor, and 2) your fellow franchisees.
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So you want to get financing to grow your business. What does your bank want from you in your loan proposal?
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New Research Explores Consumer Dining Habits and Motivators Changing the Way Diners Engage with Foodservice.
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Study Finds Restaurant Sales Up Slightly in June But Store Traffic in Decline.
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Improve your lead gen through social media with these 4 useful tips
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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.
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At Franchise Update Media we have made it our business for more than three decades to be the premier authority and resource for franchise information, education, and opportunities. Through our two magazines, three conferences, four newsletters, and content-rich website, we continue to bring timely, relevant, and useful news and information to franchisees, franchisors, and opportunity seekers.
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An international presence can add prestige to a brand, instill pride in employees and franchisees, and add to a company’s bottom line. For franchisors going international, selecting the right markets and franchisees will greatly improve their chances of success. If not carried out correctly, however, this can also be a costly drain on a company’s time, energy, and money.
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Previously, we discussed the importance of marketing to succeed in your franchise business. In this article, we dig into specific tactics, resources, and suggestions for attracting and retaining customers.
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Fast-growing ZIPS Dry Cleaners often draws comparisons to Planet Fitness for shaking up an industry with a same-day, one-price model.
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By now, bitcoin has become a household word. The idea of a digital, unregulated "cryptocurrency" elicits strong responses. Some have heralded bitcoin as revolutionary. Others, such as JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, denounced it as a "fraud." But in January of this year, Dimon walked that comment back, and declared, “The blockchain is real.” Why the change?
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Multi-unit El Pollo Loco franchisee opens the brand's first location in Santa Rosa, California.
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If you have to ask yourself if you're difficult to work for than you probably are. How to overcome ego-driven leadership problems.
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Grand openings at Wayback Burgers ensure franchisees connect with the local market
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Facebook changes driving you bonkers? Try these helpful tips from SocialJoey!
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Absent an economic shock, we should have continued expansion this year and into next.
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If you love animals, enjoy working with people, and would like to be your own boss, investing in a pet franchise can be a fulfilling, enjoyable, and financially rewarding career. You’ll be helping both animals and their owners while doing something you enjoy tremendously.
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The marketing skills you'll need to grow your franchise business vary with the type of business you're in – as well as where and how you do business. Food, retail, and service businesses each require different marketing skills; storefront, mobile, and home-based businesses mean different approaches to finding customers; and the ways to attract customers are not the same for different industries or sectors (restaurants, senior care, or home repair service, for example).
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Kamal Singh worked as a cashier at McDonald's, delivered sub sandwiches, opened his own Lenny's Subs shop, began adding other franchise brands.
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Arizona-Based Arby's Multi-Unit Operator Opening Brand's First New 'Fast-Crafted Style' Restaurant in Tucson Area.
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Two NFL Players Team Up To Bring Additional Jamba Juice Locations to Washington, DC Market
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How many franchise opportunities can produce over $1,000 average sales per square foot? In fact, Paisano's averages more than $1,532,263 per Paisano's unit and in 20 years, not a single restaurant closure.
In 2015, I reported on the increasing use of technology in international franchising. Today, technology has become even more essential to the operation of franchised businesses around the world. Global use of technology in franchising includes franchise management, development, operations, training, social media, mobile pay, online delivery apps, marketing, and web-based POS systems.
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Development learns to play well with operations at Kids First Swim Schools
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In what ways does your development department work alongside your operations department to enhance the recruitment process?
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China is hot, as is much of Asia. So is Latin America. Hot for what? For expansion-minded U.S. franchise brands seeking growth opportunities. In a trend that accelerated with the onset of the Great Recession, U.S. franchisors have been looking overseas with greater focus for the past three-plus years.
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How many times have you heard, "A smile is free. It costs absolutely nothing to give but can mean the world to the person who receives it?"
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Now may be the ideal time to invest in a home services franchise for multiple reasons. Spending on home renovations and repairs is expected to stay strong according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) report by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
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Checkers & Rally's Franchisees Turning to Brand's New 'Modular' Design Concept Enabling Them To Build More Quickly and at Lower Cost.
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Facing the Challenges Related to Partnerships, Family, and Children Entering Into A Business Operation.
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If you couldn't make it to FCMC this year, here's a highlight reel.
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