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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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How Jamba Juice's CMO is using consumer data and insights to lead the 28-year-old brand into the future
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Breadsmith's marketing manager outlines plans for using social media for local marketing in 2018
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The focus of our 2017 consumer marketing campaign has been to earn patient trust by showcasing our genuine commitment to eye care. We have done this by leveraging storytelling that depicts the moments when people need us most.
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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.
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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.
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Arby's Restaurant Group Acquires Buffalo Wild Wings and Forms New Inspire Brands.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Jiffy Lube® pioneered the fast-lube category more than 35 years ago, changing the way millions of drivers care for their vehicles. Today, Jiffy Lube service centers across North America see more than 20 million customers each year.
Top Massage Producer Becomes Area Representative for Dallas and Will Lead The Brand's Regional Franchise Development Efforts in the Market.
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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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After years of pursuing single-unit operators, Massage Envy is shifting to multi-unit recruitment
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Strengthening relationships with your franchisees
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For many new and emerging franchisors, the transition from selling their product or service to selling the opportunity to own a franchise can be challenging.
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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.
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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.
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New IFA Economic Study Says Strong Franchise Sector Will Outpace US Economy During 2018.
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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.
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When it comes to franchise recruitment in the digital age, first impressions count--now, more than ever.
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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.
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Rob Collins is one of the new kids in town. The marketing veteran was part of Tropical Smoothie Cafe's five-member executive team hire this past October.
  • Kerry Pipes
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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.
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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.
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Tennessee Multi-Unit Operator Opens Second Of Several Grabbagreen Locations In The Volunteer State.
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Panera Bread Wants the FDA To Clearly Define "Egg" In Order To Improve Industry Standards And Enhance Food Transparency.
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The aging Baby Boomer population is creating an unprecedented marketplace for senior care service providers.
  • Emma Pearson
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Cousins Subs' VP of Marketing on using social media for local marketing in 2018.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Chicken Salad Chick offers 10 days of giveaways to celebrate its 10th anniversary; 2) Red Robin's $99 deal for 12 months of burgers sells out in one day; 3) Jason's Deli response to a data breach is a lesson in crisis management; and 4) Jack in the Box teams up with Snoop Dogg on a "Merry Munchie Meal" LTO ($4.20, of course) as recreational marijuana goes legal in California.
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