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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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Working From Home Franchise Businesses

Are you looking to buy a franchise that you can run from home? Does working from home sound attractive to you? Are there legitimate franchise opportunities and business opportunities that offer the chance to work from a home office?Show More Summary

This Franchise Is Now 1,000 Locations Strong

Hitting the 1,000 franchise location mark is a huge accomplishment. Most franchisors don’t hit it. That’s because it’s extremely difficult. Heck, hitting 100 franchise locations is hard. So, would you like to know what franchise concept just reached 1,000 franchise locations?     This Franchise Is Now 1,000 Locations Strong Massage Envy Spa®. Show More Summary

California Franchisees To Get More Rights

If SB 610 passes in the California State Senate-like it’s expected to, it’s going to be a lot harder for franchisors to toss problem or low-performing franchisees out of their systems. Not, that it was ever easy…   California Franchisees...Show More Summary

Franchise Business Systems: Communicating Effectively

(Guest post) Anyone familiar with the telephone effect understands that communication isn’t as simple as it certainly should be. Yet, in the 21st Century, word travels on a dizzying amount of mediums, making the old game whispered ear-to-ear truly child’s play compared to the challenges most franchises face daily. Show More Summary

Why Won’t They Send You The Franchise Disclosure Document?

The Franchise Disclosure Document, commonly referred to as the FDD, is something you need to get your hands on when you’re investigating a franchise. Period. It’s not negotiable. Unless the franchise development department forces you to negotiate in order to get it. Show More Summary

Franchise Business News: Camp Bow Wow Is Sold

I wonder how the 120 or so Camp Bow Wow franchisees are feeling about what was just announced? If you were a franchisee, and the franchisor you partnered with just sold the company, how would you feel about it? It can and does happen once in a while. Hopefully, a few Camp Bow Wow franchisees will [...]Show More Summary

Auntie Anne’s®: The World’s Largest Soft Pretzel Franchise

(Sponsored Post) I’m a Cinnamon Sugar pretzel kind of guy…especially when I’m at an airport between flights, or at my local mall.  What’s your  Auntie Anne’s® favorite soft pretzel flavor? Seriously; I want to know. In the meantime, here’s some information about the world’s largest soft pretzel franchise business in the world, as well as [...]Show More Summary

It’s Super-Easy To Franchise Your Business

My friend, Charles Internacola, a well-known New York franchise attorney, heard that from an unnamed source at the International Franchise Expo in NYC this past June. It’s news to me…and, to Charles, who helps put together all the legal documents needed to franchise a business in the U.S. So, who was it that told Charles [...]Show More Summary

Ray Kroc Is Probably Rolling In His…

Grave. That’s right: Ray Kroc is probably rolling in his grave. Because of this.   Keep reading.   Lunchtime In Cleveland Ohio I know I shouldn’t be eating fast food. Really…I know. But, sometimes, a man has to do what a man has to do. Anyway… The image above was taken 1.5 hours ago. It’s [...]

Franchise Professionals: Nominate Your Peers For This Award

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards, and this year, I’m looking to get even more of the franchise community involved. Remember back in 2012, when Dina Dwyer-Owens, Chairwoman and CEO of The Dwyer Group, was named a Top 100 Champion during the 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards in New York [...]Show More Summary

Working With A Franchise Broker: Only One?

If you’re thinking about working with a franchise broker to assist you in finding a franchise to own, I’d like to offer you some useful tips you can use. Would you like to know why I’m doing this? Keep reading.     I Was A Franchise Broker That’s right: I’m a former franchise broker. I [...]Show More Summary

Why Is LeBron James Opening 10 Pizza Franchises in South Florida?

Cleveland basketball fans may now have another reason to feel paranoid today. That’s because Lebron James is buying a pizza franchise -10 of them, actually…and opening them up in South Florida. South. Florida. That’s where King James decided to “take his talents” 4 short years ago. And, now that’s where he’s investing a teeny-tiny portion of [...]Show More Summary

The Top 50 Franchises From Another Country

  Top Franchise Lists There are: Top 50 franchise lists. Top 100 franchise lists. Top 500 franchise lists. Even lists of the top 10 franchises. My point: There are certainly lots of lists these days. It can be hard to figure out what’s what with some of them.   Are Franchise Lists Important? Yes and no. [...]Show More Summary

Pizza Franchise War In Australia May Hit U.S. Shores

Pepperoni. Mushrooms. And, for those who like it hot-how about some Banana peppers? What do you like on your pizza? More importantly, how cheap do you want it?   Pizza Franchise War In Australia May Hit U.S. Shores That’s right: A price war between pizza franchises in Australia has been brewing baking for a while [...]Show More Summary

3 Things Franchise Brokers Would Prefer To Keep Under Wraps: #3

In Part 2 of this 3-Part series on the 3 things franchise brokers would prefer to keep under wraps, you learned the importance of words. Do you remember? If not, allow me to refresh your memory.   You  Are Not The Client When you work with a franchise broker (sometimes referred to as a franchise [...]Show More Summary

CareerBuilder.com Doesn’t Seem To Know What A Job Is

You would think a company with the word “Career” included in their name would have access to the definition of a “job.” Evidently, they don’t. But, I do. Here it is: A paid position of regular employment. Go ahead: Google it. I have a total understanding of the word, “job.” I kind of did before [...]Show More Summary

Pat Sajak Tries Franchising. However…

Pat Sajak, the famous host of Wheel of Fortune, is trying his hand at franchising. Great American Deals is the name of Sajak’s franchise concept, and according to their franchise website, “It’s wildly successful in Southern California’s Conejo Valley.”   Great American Deals Currently, the most-well known daily deals website is Groupon. Great American Deals [...]Show More Summary

Starbucks Baristas To Get Free Online College Tuition From Starbucks

Starbucks just raised the bar for all US employers. And when Starbucks Corporation talks, people listen.   According to Wikipedia, Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world. To date, there are 23,000+ stores in 64 countries, including 12,000+ in the United States, 1,897 in China, 1,550 in Canada, 1,088 in Japan and 927 in [...]Show More Summary

3 Things Franchise Brokers Would Prefer To Keep Under Wraps: #2

There are several things today’s franchise brokers would like to keep under wraps. The 3 things franchise brokers would prefer to keep under wraps that I’ve decided to share with you aren’t bad things. Not at all. They’re just things that you-the prospective franchise business owner should know. Isn’t that why you’re here? Don’t you [...]Show More Summary

What The Seattle Times Thinks About The New $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage And Franchises

The Seattle Times editorial team recently wrote about the new minimum wage law (that $15 an hour one) that just got passed in the city of Seattle. There have actually been several op-eds written by their staff about the new law. All of them are well-written and very well-thought out. This headline-and the sub-headline won [...]Show More Summary

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