Training

Discover best practices for training and retaining great talent in your organization. Great people are the key to a successful business, and training is a critical element of the onboarding process. As part of your search for a new franchise opportunity, learn how to evaluate the training programs that brands provide as part of their business offering.

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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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Co-branding has been described as the combining and retaining of two or more brands to create a single, unique product or service. No matter how you describe it, it's a strategy that has really taken off in franchising.
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The fitness franchise sector is in a position of strength. Nearly one out of five Americans belongs to a health club.
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Most people reading this article probably are members of several loyalty programs. Some are franchisees whose systems have a loyalty program they and their staff have had to implement.
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Leaders love to talk about revenue streams by showing graphs and charts with the breakdown of sales categories. It is important to know the percentage of sales generated by products or services and to monitor trends, especially the growth and decline of your business revenue.
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Three successful multi-unit franchisees talk about how they spot, measure, and retain great employees.
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For a very long time, franchisees and franchisors maintained an arm's-length relationship: the franchisee sent the franchisor a sales report and a royalty check each month and the franchisor pretty much left them alone.
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