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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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What Are We Going To Do With All The Old People?

(Sponsored Post) Seniors. There are lots of them. With more coming. What are we going to do with all the old people? What does this have to do with franchising? A lot, as you’ll soon see.   A Growth Market In Franchising The future for seniors…for the older generation-is scary. Show More Summary

Franchise And Small Business Stories For October

(A cute kid playing with leaves in October) October. Really? Can you believe that we’re going to have to start writing “2017” on our business checks?   Save Up To 50% on Your Business Checks, Order Direct – Click Here!   Here are some of the hottest franchise and small business news stories for October. Show More Summary

A Low-Cost Franchise Opportunity Offering Something Unheard Of

  (Sponsored Post) It’s true: The franchise business model is a rigid one. It has to be. It’s the reason customers open their wallets at any one of the hundreds of thousands of franchise businesses located all over the world. It’s also...Show More Summary

McDonald’s Happy Meals For Breakfast Could Become A Thing

According to Fortune®, McDonald’s® has just started testing a breakfast version of the Happy Meal™ for kids. A spokesperson for McDonald’s told Fortune that the test began on Sept. 26 and is taking place at 73 locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Show More Summary

Bubble Tea | What Is It? | Why All The Excitement In Franchising?

I keep hearing about Bubble Tea. What is it? Why all the excitement in the franchising world? What’s with this new beverage? FYI: I didn’t know what Bubble Tea was until I looked it up on Google. “Bubble tea is a Taiwanese tea-based drink invented in Taichung in the 1980s. Show More Summary

How Much Money Do You Need To Buy A Franchise? Part 2

We should probably get this out of the way right now; you don’t need to have “Warren Buffet” money to buy a franchise. Feel better now? In Part 1 of “How Much Money Do You Need To Buy A Franchise?” – I gave a few examples of the types...Show More Summary

The Importance Of Having A Fast-Loading Franchise Website

(Disclosure: I’m an affiliate for SiteGround. As a result, the company will pay me if you purchase their speedy web hosting services through one of the links in this article. One more thing: The Franchise is powered by SiteGround.)   Speed Today’s prospective franchise owners visit lots of franchise websites. Show More Summary

Franchise Business News For September

There’s a lot of franchise business news and small business news happening now. What follows are some of the top news stories I’ve found for September.   Franchise Business News Primrose Schools® has announced two new additions to its executive team. Show More Summary

How Much Money Do You Need To Buy A Franchise?

Most of time (when I’m out and about), whenever I share what I do for a living, this is what usually follows. “Franchises are really expensive. I hear they really get ya with those franchise fees.” Or, something like this: “I hear you...Show More Summary

Franchisors: Stop Using This Word To Recruit New Franchise Owners!

I was under the impression that when I got older, two things would happen. 1. Stuff wouldn’t bother me as much 2. I would mellow with age So far, I’m zero for two.  One reason: The industry I’m in that continues to aggravate me at times. Show More Summary

Franchise Buyer Warning: The What If’s Are Coming!

Are you about to buy a franchise? Fantastic! What follows is a franchise buyer warning: the What If’s are coming! For you. But first, a little reminder… This “buying a franchise” thing you’re about to do is for all the marbles. It’s what you’ve been working towards the past couple of months. Show More Summary

Pizza Franchises: How Much Pizza Knowledge Do You Need?

Before you dive-in to this article about pizza franchises knowledge needed, take a look at the title again. What’s your answer to the question I posed: “How much pizza knowledge do you need?” Now, remember your answer and proceed.  Show More Summary

Franchise Business News For August

Here is the latest franchise business news for August. I think you’ll like these stories! ___________________________________________________________________________________ The one #1 reason this couple in Wisconsin purchased Mosquito Squad: “We felt it would sell. Show More Summary

Is It Yes Or No On The Franchise You Want To Buy?

It comes down to this. You’re alone at your desk staring at the 35 page franchise agreement (contract) you received from the franchisor via FedEx 2 days ago. Correction: You’re not really staring at the legal agreement you’re thinking of signing. Show More Summary

Business News: Subway® Signs Cooperative Agreement Ensuring Fair Pay For Its Workers

Check out this important business news. In a move that must be freaking out International Franchise Association executives, Subway® has agreed (in writing) to focus on making sure its franchisees comply with current labor laws. Subway just voluntarily signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Show More Summary

My Clients Never Ask Me About This Type Of Franchise

  Never. Not once. I’ve never had a client ask me if there were any pharmacy franchise opportunities available. Pretty strange now that I think about it. Talk about sales volume. Talk about a business that’s growing-mostly due to our aging population. Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership: The One Thing They Don’t Tell You

I’m not sure why they don’t tell you. It’s not like you’re a kid. If you’re old enough to write a $40,000 check (for the upfront franchise fee) you’re certainly old enough to handle the truth. That’s my opinion, anyway. I really think they should tell you. Show More Summary

July Franchise And Small Business Links

There is lots going on in the world of franchising and small business. Let’s dive right in. Franchise Links Speaking of diving, restaurant same store sales continue to be weak. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, same-store sales fell.7 percent, which followed last quarter’s.2 percent year-over-year drop. Show More Summary

Can Choosing The Right Franchise Make You Rich? Part 3

If you want to be rich, one way to get there is by owning a franchise business…several franchise businesses, actually. There are a lot of very successful (rich) franchise owners around. Most of them are multi-unit franchise owners, owning 10, 20, 50 or more franchise units. Show More Summary

Local Bar Owners Are Furious After Dairy Queen Launches Happy Hour

(An angry bar owner) Your local Dairy Queen® frozen dessert franchise business wants you to spend your money at their Happy Hour instead of at Conley’s Pub & Grill-or whatever the name of your local watering hole is. Makes perfect sense. Show More Summary

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