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Franchise Resources Archive: July, 2008

The Health of Your Small Business

July 28, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Regulations and Government Action
Health insurance is at the forefront of American's minds, especially since it's an election year. With politicians actively trying to solve the problem of health care in this country, it's important to consider how it affects you as a franchisee or small business owner.Recently, the bipartisan Small Business "CHOICE" Act of 2008 was introduced to help small businesses offer affordable health insur... Read more.

The Franchise Industry: A Growing Economic Sector

July 23, 2008 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
It's clear that franchising has been expanding rapidly in the past several years, especially from 2001 to 2005. This growth has been phenomenal, happening at a faster pace than other business sectors! That's good news in what many are calling a downturn in the economy... According to a study released by the International Franchise Association Educational Foundation, which was prepared by Pricewat... Read more.

Boost Your Franchise Business with Fresh Ideas!

July 18, 2008 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees
If you currently operate a franchise or business opportunity and are looking for new ways to improve your business sales or productivity, why not try adapting some of these changes to your workplace and see if it helps to Boost your Franchise Business...1. Reduce Costs- Reduce your Carbon FootprintPerhaps one of the quickest ways you can reduce your maintenance costs is to introduce some "greener"... Read more.

Fresh Coat Franchise Fills Void In Interior Decorating Industry

July 17, 2008 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Services Franchises
Fresh Coat Fresh Coat, the nation's leading interior decorating franchise operation, with more than 50 locations throughout the United States and Canada, is rapidly filling the void in the interior painting industry, which was formerly dominated by mom-and-pop outfits. Read more here... Read more.

New Online Franchise Seminars...

July 16, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Association News
Recently the Small Business Administration (SBA) in association with FranNet have introduced a free franchise on-line seminar to guide potential franchisees in choosing the right franchise or business opportunity for them.The cool thing about this free seminar, is that you get the opportunity to take a personal assessment test to see if you are suited to franchising and after completion of the sem... Read more.

Franchise Friday Video!

July 11, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Company Updates
Bob Schaffer decided that he didn't want to retire after working 35 years in a corporate company but instead to run his own business. But he also didnt want to be in business by himself- so he chose to invest in a franchise opportunity. Investing in a franchise opportunity provided Bob with the training, support and proven business model that an independent business start-up would not have. &nbs... Read more.

The Growth Coach Celebrates with Five-Year Franchise Milestone

July 11, 2008 / FRANCHISE NEWSTraining Franchises
The Growth Coach The Growth Coach franchise are proud to announce their 5th anniversary and are growing from strength to strength. The Growth Coach has created 1,000s of franchise operations in 400 locations across the US. Find out more info about this exclusive news story here... Read more.

Back to School! Children's Educational Franchises

July 9, 2008 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Have you ever thought of combining your interest in children’s education with a successful business?If you are semi-retired, or a stay-at-home mom or dad, a part time worker, then owning your own children’s franchise opportunity could be perfect for you. We all know that education is not just our future, but is a vital part of our daily existence. Simple mathematical calculations and basic readin... Read more.

Small Business Employment on the Rise...

July 4, 2008 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
In a recent article posted by The New York Times "Small Business Job Growth" revealed what us franchisee bloggers knew along! The small business industry employment has created 7,000 new jobs in June alone, compared to much bigger independent businesses and corporate companies, who have recorded major losses in employment. So what does this mean for potential franchisees? Well, it means a lot....... Read more.

Franchise Reporter's Book Review

July 2, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Reads and Book Reviews
How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Retail Business By Janet Engle Have you ever wondered how to set up, operate and successfully make a profit from investing in a retail business or franchise opportunity? Well wonder no more! In this book, Janet Engle like most franchise authors I have reviewed so far introduces the reader to a brief history of the retail industry, and then... Read more.
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