Buying a franchise is the safest way to start a business – Step by Step Guide

Buying a franchise will help to achieve your dream of business ownership success. However, purchasing a franchise is not always easy.  Also remember you are not “buying” a franchise, you must be approved and awarded the franchise license by the franchisor.  It’s all about making good matches for both franchisor and franchisee.  Here are the […]

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Restaurants feel the pain of a tight labor market – Great news for recruiting companies!

Restaurants feel the pain of a tight labor market GREAT NEWS FOR RECRUITING COMPANIES! With low unemployment rates and a continuously expanding industry, restaurants have been feeling the pressure in hiring employees and keeping locations properly staffed. Higher wages have strained labor budgets and workers have been gaining leverage on multiple fronts. Long standing “no-poaching […]

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Women In Franchising : The Rise Of Female Franchisees

In the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the number of women business owners generally – in the USA  more than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, and female-owned businesses now account for 39% of all privately held firms. (Statistics from the American Express OPEN Report “The State of Women-Owned Businesses 2017”). […]

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Getting Approved

Have you seen something like this: “Disclaimer: This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.” That is the legal jargon for “Even though we are providing you information on our opportunity we are not offering you a […]

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Is Home-Based the Answer?

As franchising grows, with growth around the world, so does the range of brands. Many people still associate franchising only with ‘fast food’ and ‘auto supplies/repairs’. Those days, however, are gone and will not be returning. It is true that fast food helped build the foundation to the franchise industry, but much has changed since […]

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Franchising – the Short Cut to Success

Franchising can take a lot of the guesswork out of entrepreneurship, and it can offer proven systems and support that will help you start, run, and sustain your own piece of an empire. However, because franchising has become so popular, it’s harder and harder for prospective franchisees to shop all the various brands. There are […]

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