SpeedPro Imaging, the Nation’s Leading Printing and Graphics Franchise

Hundreds of SpeedPro Franchisees, Corporate Employees, and Vendor Partners Flocked to Denver to Share Best Practices and Launch Powerful New Programs Centennial, CO (PRWEB) May 12, 2017 SpeedPro Imaging, the nation’s leading printing and graphics franchise, hosted the most successful SpeedPro Imaging Franchisee Conference to date in Denver, CO from March 11 – March 13, 2017. The conference highlighted SpeedPro Imaging’s innovative company culture, promoted collaboration to develop best business…

Do I Need a Franchise Attorney?

May 12, 2017 By Harold Kestenbaum There are about 1.3 million lawyers in the United States, but only a small percentage of them specialize in franchise law. Only this group of individuals is conversant in the language of franchising and is familiar with the franchise relationship laws that govern the interactions between a franchisor entity and a franchisee investor. When getting help with a franchise business plan or when purchasing…

Entrepreneur buys UK franchise of US Alternative Board company

An entrepreneur so impressed by a business support concept that he chose to buy it has completed the acquisition with the professional support of one of his own members. 1 of 1 Ed Reid set up the York franchise of The Alternative Board (TAB), which brings together like-minded business owners and experts to share experience and support one another, in 2009 with the help of British Franchise Association affiliated lawyer…

Thinking of taking on a franchise? This is what you need to know

A survey conducted by the British Franchise Association and NatWest shows a record high of 97% of franchisee-owned units reporting profitability. This is especially attractive when compared with start-ups where sadly research shows around two out of three may fail. Franchising is a form of licensing where the franchisor grants the franchisee the use of a business brand and system within a specified territory or particular premises. The franchisor will…

7 Ways to Turn Your Franchise Into a Multiunit Franchise Empire

He went from one, to five, to 25 pizza franchises; and you can, too by Jeffrey McKinney (Image: Courtesy of Leo Thomas)  Armed with 32 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Leo Thomas became a multiunit franchisee. Since opening his first Marco’s Pizza in January 2014, a fast-casual restaurant franchise, Thomas now owns five Marco’s Pizza locations in Riverside County, California. (Image: Google Street View)  The Fast Growth of Franchise…

AAMCO Franchise Named One of 2017’s LearningElite For Its Training Program

HORSHAM, Pa., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. (“AAMCO”), has been named a 2017 LearningElite award winner by Chief Learning Officer magazine. This robust, peer-reviewed ranking and bench-marking program honors organizations for exemplary workforce development strategies that deliver significant business results. Named among more than 60 other national organizations across various industries, AAMCO was recognized for the second consecutive year for its state-of-the-art training curriculum and facility, AAMCO University,…

Smart Tips for Growing Your Franchise

Once you’ve launched your franchise, find out what more you can do to grow your business. Image credit: shironosov | Getty Images RICK GROSSMANN Franchise Bible, 8th Edition   The following excerpt is from Rick Grossmann’s book Franchise Bible. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound Your franchisor has created a system for its franchise owners to follow and have made the costly mistakes that come with creating a business so you…

Do You Need a Franchise Consultant?

A franchise consultant tends to be an underused resource. This is a professional who helps you find the right opportunity and can guide you through parts of the franchise process. If you’re having trouble finding your ideal Canadian franchise, you may want to consider using one, especially if one of the five scenarios below apply to you.   You just can’t find the right fit With all the brands in…

Finding Courage to Pursue Your Dream: A Father’s Letter that Changed My Life

Paul Andrew Smith FollowPaul Andrew Smith Bestselling author ■ Keynote speaker ■ Business storytelling a   Four years ago, I found myself struggling with the toughest career decision of my life. I was trying to choose between two very different options. One was to stay in my corporate job, which provided lots of reliable income and benefits, but it wasn’t work I was unusually excited about doing. The other option…

The Q&A of Canadian Commercial Leases for a Franchise

A significant number of Canada’s 1,300 franchise brands – a figure estimated by the Canadian Franchise Association (https://www.cfa.ca/tools_resources/franchise-research-facts/) – involve the franchisee having to lease a commercial space for their new business. Before you begin the site selection process for your location, here are some common questions and answers about commercial leasing in franchises.   Who signs the lease? Generally speaking, the franchisor wants the franchisee to sign the head lease instead…