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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

McDonald’s Is Officially In A Slump: CEO Is History

(Image from Flicker-www.flickr.com/photos/42353480@N02/8301882207) For the first time in 30 years, McDonald’s revenue numbers waned compared to the year before. This ends the longest positive sales run of a domestic restaurant chain ever. Show More Summary

The Problem I Have With Franchise Rankings

Franchise industry insiders…the people who are actually in franchising, look at franchise rankings in a much different way than say, prospective franchise owners. Take me, for instance: I hardly ever take franchise rankings seriously. Show More Summary

How To Experience The Thrill Of Franchise Ownership

  Reading about franchise ownership isn’t thrilling. It’s interesting…even entertaining at times. But, it’s not thrilling. We’re talking about business articles here, not Stephen King novels. Out of the close to 2000 articles on franchising...Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise? Doing This Will Make You Look Like An Amateur

You’re excited. Pumped. Ready to rock! That’s because you’ve found it. You found The One…the best franchise around. And, you can’t wait to see it in action. An up and running franchise of the business concept you want in on. I mean you really can’t wait. Show More Summary

Finally! A Way To Predict If A Franchise Location Will Be Successful

  (Sponsored Post) Technology won’t help you succeed at a bad franchise location; nothing will. It’s no secret that franchisees (and franchisors) live or die when they choose their location. That’s retail… and nothing will change that. Show More Summary

Franchise Interviews: HandyPro Handyman Services | Senior Modifications

    Keith A. Paul, the founder and CEO of HandyPro International, LLC, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about his unique and ready-for-prime time, franchise opportunity. But, before we dig in-and find out about HandyPro-from the CEO’s perspective, please read my introduction. Show More Summary

Will 2015 Be Your Year To Be The Boss?

(Courtesy of Guidant Financial) At some point or another, every employee fantasizes about quitting their day job and becoming their own boss. It’s the quintessential American dream — building a career from the ground up and taking control of one’s own destiny. Show More Summary

Will The Restaurant Business Grow In 2015?

The restaurant business can really have serious ups and downs. Just look around. I don’t know about your area of the country, but here in the Midwest, the restaurant industry is always interesting-to say the least. Interesting in the fact that there are always openings and closings happening. Show More Summary

Korean Coffee Franchise In New Jersey Be Like

Why? Why would a coffee franchise that originates in South Korea open up in New Jersey? How is that a fit? Why New Jersey? I didn’t even know Koreans drank coffee. Silly me: I figured tea was their hot beverage of choice.     Caffebene...Show More Summary

Top 10 Franchise Blog Posts Of 2014

I’m pretty darn proud of The Franchise King Blog. It’s my baby. (That actually is my baby. That’s what she looked like 18+ years ago) I’m proud of her, too. She’s turned into a remarkable young woman. Anyway-enough of the mushy stuff…   What Was Popular On This Blog In 2014? Lots of stuff, actually. Show More Summary

How Franchise Businesses Help Deliver Holiday Happiness This Season

(Sponsored Post) The holiday season is an exciting time for households and businesses across the country. As friends and families gear up for seasonal gifting, decorating, entertaining and more – franchises and local businesses throughout...Show More Summary

Cuba: President Obama Just Opened The Door To Franchising In Cuba

President Obama, in one fell swoop, just opened the door to normalized relations between two countries that have been at odds with each other for 5 long decades. The One Fell Swoop Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor that has been held by the Cuban government for the last 5 years, was freed today. Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership: The Pros And Cons

The decision to become the owner of a franchise is a big one. Franchise ownership can be very, very rewarding. It can also be not very, very rewarding. The franchise business model is a powerful one. But, it’s not perfect. That’s why I suggest you ignore some of the more common sayings in franchising. Show More Summary

The Duke, The Duchess And The Franchise King®: A Reunion

I had to wait a lot longer than I thought I would. I know that The Duke and The Duchess are busy people. But, I am too. Keep going…   Royalty I know that The Duke and The Duchess are Royalty. But, so am I. I know that The Duchess is pregnant-so she’s especially tired these days. Show More Summary

This Could Put Waiters And Waitresses On The Unemployment Line

Please don’t pass this blog post onto any family members or friends that wait tables for a living. You’ll only succeed  in depressing them. Big time. As a mater of fact, if you do  pass this blog post onto the waiters and waitresses in your life, they’ll probably decide to never wait on you again. Show More Summary

Franchise Interviews: Auntie Anne’s®

(Sponsored Post) Food franchises are top of mind for a large number of today’s franchise business opportunity seekers. But, why? Well, for one, food franchises are very visible; they’re everywhere. Food franchises can be found in malls and strip centers…even in travel plazas. Show More Summary

All Bloggers Must Do This In Exactly 26 Days

Are you a blogger? Do you own a website? If so, there’s something really important that you need to do. And, you need to do it in exactly 26 days. Are you wondering what “it” is? Good! In order to find out, I’m going to ask you to do one little thing. Only read this […] The post All Bloggers Must Do This In Exactly 26 Days appeared first on The Franchise King®.

How And Why Are Pizza Fusion Franchisees Walking Away?

You can’t just walk away from a franchise you have purchased-and operated. Not only can’t you just “walk away” from what’s typically a 10-year franchise agreement, you certainly can’t just change the name of your franchise business-and start an eerily-similar one on your own. Show More Summary

Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me

I haven’t been sleeping too well the last few weeks. Maybe it’s: The fact that it gets dark at 5:30 pm The winter season The idiots in Washington D.C. Everyday worries My age Or… This   Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me That’s right. Show More Summary

Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me

I haven’t been sleeping too well the last few weeks. Maybe it’s: The fact that it gets dark at 5;30 pm The winter season The idiots in Washington D.C. Everyday worries My age Or… This   Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me That’s right. Show More Summary

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