Should You Open a Franchise?

Posted by Josh Cohen, Founder and CEO of JunkLuggers in Business.com Franchises don’t come in a one-size-fits-all model. The same applies to franchisees, the people who run these businesses. Some people fit well in the franchisee role – others, not so much. You should have a particular set of characteristics if you want to be a successful franchisee. You may survive without them, but the process will be painful. Before…

What Aspiring Franchise Owners Need To Know

What Aspiring Franchise Owners Need To Know Armando Bartolome Posted at Apr 27 2019  in ABS CBN News I have led many seminars and workshops on franchising and noticed that more and more people have been attending. It is good that many are looking at franchising as a sustainable means of living. And why not? There are many advantages to starting your own franchise business. A franchise means you don’t start…

The History Of Franchising, And Why Today It’s Easier Than Ever

POST WRITTEN BY Terry Powell Terry Powell is the Visionary Founder of The Entrepreneur’s Source, North America’s leading alternative career coaching franchise. Published in Forbes April 12th, 2019   GETTY Once upon a time, if you wanted to buy a franchise, you might have found an ad in the paper, like the one that appeared in a 1949 New York Times issue, which I recently found while combing through some online library…

23 Questions to Ask a Franchisor Before You Buy a Franchise

Navigate ‘discovery day’ with this list of questions that will make sure you learn all the essential information you need before buying a franchise. Image credit: Hero Images | Getty Images Mark Siebert VIP CONTRIBUTOR Franchise Consultant for Start-Up and Established Franchisors February 6, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Mark Sieberts book “The Franchise Handbook: – Everything You Need to Know…

Franchise Businesses Drive Job and Economic Growth

Published by Jeff Bevis in Forbes, Mar. 27, 2019 Franchise businesses help drive growth in local, state and national economies. They are major contributors to small business growth and job creation in nearly every local economy in the United States. On a local level, growth is spurred by a number of successful franchise impacts, including multiple new locations opening in the area and the professional development opportunities they provide for…

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting A Franchise

Source:catalystforbusiness.com Published on March 19, 2019  in Business by Ricardo Minesotor Opening a business is one of the biggest decisions you can ever make in your life, but opening a franchise requires critical thinking and excellent research skills. Owning a franchise isn’t less of a risk than setting up a small business. Many entrepreneurs have had the dream of buying into a franchise while others want to start their own franchises to…

7 Great Types of Franchises You Can Buy

Rob Lancit Date Published in BeTheBoss, Jan 29, 2019 If you’re interested in buying a franchise it can be difficult to decide what franchise you should buy. There are many great options out there. If only there was a handy franchise list to consult. That’s where Be the Boss can help. Here is a list of seven great types of franchises available for purchase. 1. Moving Franchises If you’ve ever…

GYMGUYZ Soars to Top 10% of Entrepreneur’s 2019 Fastest-Growing Franchises

The Fitness Brand is Poised to Build on Momentum With More Expansion Across the U.S. and International Growth in 2019 PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 11, 2019 – Mobile personal training concept GYMGUYZ recently placed #50 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of Fastest-Growing Franchises, a subset of the industry-leading Franchise 500® ranking. This Top 10 Percent ranking and first page placement comes after a wildly successful year for the #1 in Home…

Growing Focus In Franchising Beyond Financial

Dr. Ben Litalien, CFE Published Mar. 11, 2019 in Forbes More To Franchising Than Just Financial Success As throngs of franchise folks returned from their annual pilgrimage to the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) franchise convention in Las Vegas, the overwhelming goal for most was determining how to extract more value from using the franchise model.  The IFA hosted scores of classes offering insights and know-how for franchisors and franchisees at all levels, an exhibit…

The Pros And Cons Of Buying A Franchise

Contributor – Jared Hecht Posted in Forbes – February 17, 2019 SHUTTERSTOCK The pros and cons of buying a franchise There is an obvious appeal to starting a business by buying a franchise. Whereas starting a business often comes with a lot of unknowns, a franchise is proof of a successful model already in motion. That doesn’t mean that buying a franchise equals instant and sustained success. In fact, the…