Don’t Choose a Franchise Until You’ve Talked to People Who Already Own It

Some lessons you shouldn’t learn the hard way, like how a company treats the owners of its franchises. Incorrect expectation is the chief reason for disappointment in life and business. With more than 3,500 franchise concepts in 90 or so industries, searching for a franchise can be a daunting task. Aside from finding something that is a good fit for you, your skills, your future and the community in which…

Franchising As a Way to Build a Lasting Legacy

Leave your mark on the world by building a lucrative and successful franchise. We talk a lot about purchasing a business or a franchise as a way to become your own boss, have financial independence, give back to the community, and obtain flexibility to do more of the things you love.  Indeed, it can do all of those things.  However, we rarely take the time to ask, “What will my…

20 Signs You Might Need a New Franchise Consultant

So, you’re thinking about owning your own franchise. That’s great. Even better — you’ve realized there’s a lot about franchising you don’t know and you’ve partnered with a Franchise Consultant to help you fill in the blanks and make a sound decision. A good franchise consultant is similar to an effective sports coach — they teach, guide, provide strategy advice — then they trust you to play the game. A franchise…

Franchise 2016: Trends

Despite economic uncertainty around the world the franchise market has continued to grow, remaining robust in developed markets and making inroads in the developing world. Furthermore, with increasing internationalisation of brands, markets that in the last decade might have seemed unlikely spots for franchisors to set up shop have since seen a flowering of brands. But it is not without its problems, several of which bring into question the fundamentals…

Have You Considered the Canadian Home Services and Mobile Franchise Sector Lately?

Given how busy everyone is these days, mobile franchises and home services in Canada get to offer something to customers that many other business cannot: more time. People who value their time and can afford it are more than happy to pay someone else to handle those run-of-the-mill chores that everyone has. As reported by Lexpert, (http://www.lexpert.ca), the mobile franchise and home services section of the Canadian franchise industry has seen the…

Franchising’s 4 Hottest Categories Offer Small Costs and Big Payoffs

Opportunities in all of these categories are available through FranService.  To learn more contact us by clicking the link below: Contact Us This story appears in the August 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Micah and Tom Nisley wanted to start their own business but didn’t want to go into debt to pay for it. The couple were in their 20s and were working in restaurants — and socking away as much as…

AAMCO Franchise Selects AutoPoint To Increase Customer Loyalty And Drive Profit

To learn more about AAMCO franchise opportunities in Canada contact us by clicking the link below: Contact Us   Leader in Total Car Care’s New Customer Relationship Management Platform Enhances Customer Experience with Mobile Technology HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. (“AAMCO”), franchisor of the world’s largest branded chain of transmission specialists and an industry leader in total car care services, announced today it selected AutoPoint, a…

Food Delivery Operator Taps Into Junk Hauling Franchise Opportunity in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving has many good franchise territories available in Canada.  To learn more contact us by clicking below: Contact Us   MILWAUKEE, WI–(Marketwired – September 06, 2016) – College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, which has been featured on Blue Collar Millionaire, Shark Tank and other primetime shows, has expanded its presence into Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company provides local moving, junk removal, donation pickups and more.…

New franchise wants a peek at your closet

If you would like more information about the Closets By Design franchise opportunity contact us here:- Contact Us Hugh Toland opened a Closets by Design franchise at 116 Sylvia Road in Ashland. For his second act in the business world, an out-of-town former white collar worker is opening a national storage brand’s first Richmond location. Hugh Toland later this month will open new franchise of Closets by Design, a made-to-order…

McDonald’s slowly abandoning its small-owner-focused franchising model

This Tuesday, June 28, 2016, photo shows a McDonald’s sign in Miami. Already, the emergence of smaller rivals promising more wholesome alternatives has major restaurant chains scrambling to improve the image of their food. But some of the tweaks they’re making underscore how far they have to go in changing perceptions. Convincing people it serves wholesome food is particularly important for McDonald’s, which has long courted families with its Happy…