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Blog Profile / The Franchise King Blog

Filed Under:Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship
Posts on Regator:1275
Posts / Week:3.9
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Franchise Report: 2014 Children’s Education-Related Franchises

I know first-hand, how difficult it can be for a pretty sizable amount of today’s students to totally comprehend their curriculum. My daughter recently graduated high school, and she didn’t excel in one of her subjects. So, we got her some help. Show More Summary

How Can A Junk Removal Business Lower Taxes?

The junk removal business is huge. That’s probably why junk removal franchises are becoming popular. But, how can this type of franchise business lower taxes? Keep reading.   How Can A Junk Removal Business Lower Taxes? The junk removal business I’m referring to-the franchise, is called The Junkluggers. Show More Summary

Customer Motivation: The Secret To Your Franchise Communications Strategy

(This is a guest post from Laura Petrolino, of Arment Dietrich) Remember when you used your phone only to call people? That’s it. No texting. No looking things up on the internet. No Facebook or Twitter. No photography. You picked it up, you dialed a number. Show More Summary

Looking At Franchises? First Things First

Are you looking into franchise ownership? Have you found one or two franchise opportunities that interest you? If so, great! Now… Stop with the fear. There’s nothing to be afraid of. Yet.   Keep reading.     Looking At Franchises? First...Show More Summary

25 Food Franchises That Are Hot In The Great White North

Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas referred to Canada as “The Great White North,” during their many appearances on SCTV. The show was hilarious. Many people first saw the late John Candy on SCTV.  Several other really funny people starred on the show over the years. Show More Summary

Franchisors: Get More Organized So You Can Award More New Franchises

It has long been thought that organization is they key to success. This may no longer be true in today’s digital age. Business moves faster than the speed of light, so everything you can do to shave precious minutes off your work can improve your franchise’s bottom line and allow you to expand your business. Show More Summary

Franchise Business Tip: Don’t Get Derailed

I’ve worked with people who have been derailed by well-meaning friends and relatives. It’s not a pretty sight. They’ve talked themselves out of the franchise opportunity they were starting to get interested in after “hearing something” from a well-meaning, but totally (or partially) unqualified family member or friend. Show More Summary

ADP Franchise Report Shows 21,360 Jobs Added In August

21,360 franchise jobs added looks like a pretty good number. But, according to Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and head of the ADP Research Institute, this job growth was slightly below the twelve-month average in August. On a positive note, she said it was better than July. Show More Summary

The Starbucks Franchise Experiment

Starbucks is going a different direction. They’re not awarding franchises anymore. They’re done. Just like that. It’s over. Kapoot. For now.   The Starbucks Franchise Experiment They got us. When Starbucks announced that is was going to start offering franchises, thousands of people (I’m assuming) contacted headquarters. Show More Summary

Subway® Franchise Opens In Polygamist Community

A Subway® franchise has opened up in a closed community. A community that believes that one wife is just not enough for today’s men. A FLDS Community…. The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located  in Short Creek, Hildale, Utah. Show More Summary

Tubby’s Sub Sandwich Shop May Need Creative Franchise Marketing Help

With a name like Tubby’s…. The name of this Michigan-based sub sandwich franchise chain came from the a popular comic strip character with the same name. That’s good to know, but how can Tubby’s new owners get around the name. A name that (to a lot of people) means “One that’s overweight.” Wait. Show More Summary

The NLRB Franchise Business Decision: How Scary Is it?

The NLRB Ruling could change the franchise business as we know it. I know that’s a dramatic statement…and I’m really not into drama, but their decision is  kind of scary. Keep reading to see why…   The NLRB Franchise Business Decision...Show More Summary

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

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