There Are Different Franchise Ownership Models

Published June 20, 2018 in Forbes.  Jim Judy , Forbes Councils Shutterstock Franchise business ownership is sometimes described as “one size fits all,” meaning, regardless of what you want your entrepreneurial life to look like, to succeed, you must fit into a system already determined to be the most successful model. Whereas that may be the case when discussing a single franchise system, when talking about the franchising industry as a whole, nothing…

Five Principles Of Franchise Success That Never Change

Franchise success from partnering with a franchise brand that is committed to the success of their franchisees. Ed Teixeira , CONTRIBUTOR Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Published May 28/18 in Forbes online Shutterstock   Since the early beginnings of the franchise industry there have been certain constants that have never changed. I refer to these as the Principles of Franchising. They represent the foundation upon which every successful franchise system…

Whythe Fitness Franchise Industry is Booming

Fitness franchise brands are looking to rapidly expand, and with with aggressive expansion strategies and low membership costs franchisees are lining up to get in on the action. Image credit: Andrea Ucini Clint Carter – Magazine Contributor September 19, 2017  This story appears in the October 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Back in February 2012, Anna Dey called her dad in Cleveland with what seemed like an impulsive request. “You’re not happy with your career,…

Buying a Franchise is a Great Fit For a Retiring Athelete

Franchise owners thrive on the same skills pro athletes learn: speed, versatility and great coaching. Image credit: Rafa Alvarez Jon Marcus- Magazine Contributor This story appears in the May 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » It’s hard enough to squeeze a dozen people into the prep room of a sub shop. It’s even tougher if they’re all NFL players. But that’s who’s wedged between the refrigerator, the bread oven, the meat slicer and cartons of…

Find a Franchise That Fits Your Vision

Partnering with a franchise system with a proven track record will help you achieve you goal of business ownership. By John Anderson Apr 29, 2018 (Tulsa World) Do you look up from your computer from time to time and daydream about being your own boss? I did. Does the lifestyle, flexibility and financial prospects of being a business owner sound appealing to you? It certainly did for me. Do you…

Bigger Winners And Losers In the Franchise World

Ben Litalien , CONTRIBUTORI write on franchising and how current events will impact the model.  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The Anytime Fitness 4 P’s The Search for Relevance It is clear the world is in a historic shift with disruptive forces impacting global economies, traditional marketing models, and key tenants of the franchise model.  Franchise companies that have enjoyed solid success in decades past are scrambling to find relevance…

The Enigma Of The Emerging Franchise

Ed Teixeira , CONTRIBUTOR (Published in Forbes – Apr 11, 2018) Shutterstock Currently, one of the most frequently used franchise buzz words is Emerging Franchise. Depending upon the source, an Emerging Franchisor can refer to franchisors with a system size ranging from 100 to 25 units or less to a startup franchise. My most recent experience with the subject, includes a paper I wrote entitled an analysis of Emerging Franchises from 2007 to 2017. The…

12 Tips For Finding The Best Industries For A Franchise Opportunity

YECWe cover startups, founders and entrepreneur lessons.  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. POST WRITTEN BY Young Entrepreneur Council YEC is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs 40 and younger. Lots of people want to be entrepreneurs, but not everyone wants to create and build a business idea from the ground up. For these individuals, investing in a franchise is a great way to enjoy the…

Why Now Is a Great Time To Get into Franchising!

By: Eddy Goldberg |  12,443 Reads  Originally Published in Franchising.com. It’s always a great time to get into franchising. Yet for entrepreneurs seeking to start and build their own business, some times are better than others to consider franchising as the vehicle for attaining their personal and business goals. Whether you’re a 30-something Millennial, or a 60-something and laid off from a lifetime of working for someone else, franchisors have something…