FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Recognized For Franchise Excellence At 2016 Canadian Franchise Association National Convention

FASTSIGNS is one of the quality franchise brands that we work with at FranService.  For more information about FASTSIGNS, or other exciting franchise brands in our portfolio contact us at 1-844-206-1304. CARROLLTON, Texas, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the leader in signs, graphics and visual communications, announced today it is the Bronze winner of the 2016 Canadian Franchise (CFA) Awards of Excellence in Franchising in the Traditional – Mature/Established franchise…

Flame Burns Strong for Fast Casual Franchise Teriyaki Madness

Teriyaki Madness is one of the franchisors who we are proud to represent.  The following article from “Business Wire” talks about what an exciting opportunity this franchise brand offers. DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When it comes to being on trend, Teriyaki Madness hits the trifecta: fast casual, Asian-inspired and customizable. “Be it a former blackjack dealer with three highly successful TMADs, to experienced food-service operators who foresee the next big thing, we look…

Big Changes Coming To Canadian Franchise Legislation

The following article: April 2016 Franchise Bulletin W. Brad Hanna, FCIArb., Cara Zacks – give a good overview of some of the changes that are coming to Canadian Franchise Law.  Ontario has typically lead the way, so changes in Ontario legislation are of interest right across Canada.   Three provinces are expecting big changes in the area of franchise legislation, some of which will be more welcomed by franchisors than…

8 Things McDonald’s Can Teach You About Business Success

The following is a great article from Entrepreneur, written by John Rampton.  John writes a lot of very informative business articles.  You can follow him at: Click Here For a Link to John’s Site   When Ray Kroc became a franchise agent for Richard and Maurice McDonald in 1955, I doubt anyone would have expected the company to become a burger behemoth that has more than 35,000 stores in 119 different countries.…

Franchise Do’s and Don’ts

Investing in a franchise can be fruitful opportunity for you as an aspiring business owner. By sticking to the following do’s and don’ts when buying a franchise, you can set yourself up for a long and successful career in business. Do — Secure financing before signing a contract or lease Whether you already have the funds or are considering a loan or other type of financing, make sure you know…

Important Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Franchise

You’re likely eager to jump right into your franchise business, but several important questions should be taken into consideration before doing so. Spend time sitting down with the franchisor (or a handful of franchisors if you’re debating which franchise to open) and franchisees who have experience with the specific restaurant you’re looking to open. Questions for the Franchisor How much total investment will the franchise require upfront? What financing options…

Want a new career? Franchise growth is surging

Are you on the hunt for a new job or career? Take a look at these franchise sectors. Over the last year, personal services franchisees — which range from spa, senior care and personal fitness services — have seen job growth spike 12.7 percent, according to a new report from ADP, a payroll processing firm. Other franchise sectors with strong year-over-year growth include auto parts and dealers at 6.1 percent…

When Is It Time to Become a Multi-Unit Owner

   The following article, by Elizabeth Gillam founder and CEO of Franchisee Success is an excellent discussion of things to consider before you decide to become a multiple unit franchise owner.  Her focus is on the food franchise industry, but these points are equally valid for other market verticals as well. One of the main reasons someone buys into a franchise is to build their empire.  Many people will start with…