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In a world characterized by devastating and tragic events, multi-unit franchisees should look for ways to be lasting and positive influences throughout communities.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 275
Two well-known franchisees are adding Arby’s to their restaurant portfolio for the first time as the brand announces new growth in Chicago
  • Helen Bond
  • 753
12 ways to deepen franchisee involvement and grow your system
  • Keith Gerson
  • 729
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.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 461
For the first time in the 19-year history of the Franchise Leadership & Development Conference (FLDC), more than 500 top-level franchising executives gathered for franchising's premier sales and development event.
  • Kerry Pipes and Eddy Goldberg
  • 848
Finding the best site for your new franchise unit (assuming your brand is not mobile or home-based) is a critical decision, one that should be based on the cold, hard facts: the numbers.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 25,362
Not only is Ben & Jerry's franchisee Karen Morse a veteran of serving up the brand's mantra of peace, love, and ice cream, she strives to scoop it forward.
  • Helen Bond
  • 1,331
New Survey Points to Tight Job Market and Says It’s a “Job Seeker’s Market” For Seasonal Hiring.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,811
The complex challenges of a marriage and business partnership often requires both partners to work hard to maintain harmony and drive business performance.
  • Loyd Rawls
  • 1,926
The first time Texas franchisee Earl Bowling experienced the warm and welcoming atmosphere of a Sunny Street Café restaurant, he knew the fast casual breakfast and lunch brand was the right franchise fit for him.
  • Helen Bond
  • 1,698
Senior care franchising is a winning proposition for many entrepreneurs on several fronts. It can enable you to earn a very nice income while simultaneously helping seniors and their families.
  • Emma Pearson
  • 1,545
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How to help your franchisees with community sponsorships
  • Liz Schaefer
  • 992
How Scooter's Coffee uses social media for local marketing
  • Todd Sanning
  • 1,241
How can you talk about site selection without mentioning "location, location, location"? There, we did it. Now, let's dig deeper.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 13,520
Are you sharing your franchise story in the widely popular photo-sharing world of Instagram? If not, social media management experts say, it’s time to start.
  • Helen Bond
  • 2,415
John Ponczoch believes there is always a way to make someone's day. Ponczoch, senior vice president of food operations and marketing for TravelCenters of America (TA-Petro) since 2010.
  • Helen Bond
  • 2,164
Sonic Drive-In multi-unit franchisee partners bringing Pie Five Pizza locations to Nebraska and Kansas.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,384
Wages are important to employees, but so are schedule flexibility and development opportunities. Use these motivators to drive culture, improve retention, and be more competitive.
  • Mike Zorn
  • 3,722
Growth-oriented U.S. brands seek opportunities abroad.
  • William Edwards
  • 1,104
For franchisees of casual dining brand Quaker Steak & Lube, the catchy mantra, "There's always something happening at The Lube®," has never rung more true.
  • Helen Bond
  • 1,814
Think like a prospect to sell to a prospect.
  • Steve Olson
  • 1,057
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If your perspective on the meaning of franchise development is a narrow focus on how many deals you get signed this quarter, I'd suggest you reconsider.
  • Art Coley
  • 1,228
After years of easy money for financing a franchise (or anything else for that matter), capital available for starting and growing a business shrank considerably as the U.S. and global economies began to feel the first stirrings of the subprime lending meltdown and ensuing economic recession.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 33,203
This issue’s six profiles of multi-unit franchisees include immigrants from three different countries (India, Pakistan, and Armenia), all living the American Dream in their own way.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 3,150
Larry Lavigne has learned a few things about being successful in franchising during the past 25 years. He operates Tropical Smoothie Café and Jet's Pizza locations in his home state of Tennessee.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,654
A disaster recovery plan is one of the most important tools to keep the franchise business, your employees, and yourself moving forward should a disaster hit.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 3,168
Dealing with customer complaints that make it to senior executives is a critically important strategy.
  • John DiJulius
  • 2,682
If leading-edge exercise nutrition and weight management expert Benjamin Gonzalez, M.D. has his way, the science-based franchise REVOLISM will change the way we view wellness and weight loss.
  • Helen Bond
  • 7,333
What makes you passionate about investing? Obviously, the financial returns can be very motivating.
  • Ben Midgley
  • 3,246
Over the course of the past year, The Gents Place has been heavily involved in marketing our franchise opportunity through a number of avenues, including social media marketing, public relations, open house events, and franchise expos--all designed to leverage our personal networks and entice growth.
  • Franchise Update
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