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Franchise Resources Archive: April, 2011

Caring Transitions continues industry leadership

April 29, 2011 / FRANCHISE NEWSHealthcare & Senior Care Franchises
Caring Transitions Relocation and transition business experiences growing membership in network. Read more.

The Growth Coach expands business coaching into Ecuador

April 28, 2011 / FRANCHISE NEWSTraining Franchises
The Growth Coach Franchise system to begin small business coaching efforts in South America. Read more.

BrightStar Care®, a national provider of home healthcare and medical staffing, launches free caregiver support technology

April 28, 2011 / FRANCHISE NEWSHealthcare & Senior Care Franchises
BrightStar Care® Its newest product, CareTogether™, is a free online community that brings all the tools together for family caregivers to provide outstanding care for their loved ones. Read more.

Google's Plan To Help Small Businesses

April 28, 2011 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Funding is the most pressing issues for franchisees and franchisors at the moment. The facts back up what we hear everyday: there are thousands of willing franchise owners across America who only need funding to begin their franchise dream. Finding bodies to loan them that money remains a serious challenge though.Enter Google. The most popular website in the world has been flexing its power all ov... Read more.

Getting To That Age

April 25, 2011 / BLOG POST Military Veteran Franchise Information
There are lots of people starting to get to "that age." I’m referring to the age of 65, or so. At “that age, you’re a senior. And, you’ll be surrounded; by other seniors. Frank Hobbs from the US Census Bureau says that the elderly population increased eleven fold between 1900 and 1994; the non-elderly increased only threefold. According to the US Census Bureau: “In... Read more.

McDonald's Hiring Day Recap

April 21, 2011 / BLOG POST Franchise Company Updates
McDonald’s held its National Hiring Day two days ago and report are beginning to trickle in about the successful endeavor.According to the Associated Press, thousands of people turned out to seek employment with the Golden Arches. This report on the event compiled by USA Today features a interesting video report on the occasion.Experts say that all in all, the event was purely a job-hiring extrava... Read more.

So You Want To Become A Franchisee?

April 20, 2011 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise
So you have talked to your lawyer and bank manager and you’re ready to buy a franchise. Congratulations! But how will you choose which franchise to invest in? Of course, there are countless things to consider. Franchise Direct’s Information Center is one of the top destinations online for info on how to go from an ambitious entrepreneur to a fully-fledged franchisee. There are a few articles onlin... Read more.

It's National McDonald's Hiring Day

April 19, 2011 / BLOG POST Food Franchising, Franchise Company Updates
Today, April 19th, is a fascinating day. It’s McDonald’s Hiring Day across America.   The Golden Arches intends to hire 50,000 people all over the country over the next 24 hours. In all, by the end of today, their national workforce will have increased by 7.7% at 700,000 by midnight. Think of what a difference this one initiative will make to national unemployment register! "Ou... Read more.

Franchise Direct Publishes The 2011 Top 100 Global Franchises Report

April 18, 2011 / BLOG POST Franchise Direct News and Notes
We’re delighted to announce the publication of Franchise Direct’s third-annual Top 100 Global Franchises. Yet again, these rankings provide the definitive assessment of international franchising. I’d like to just explain some of the talking points in this Top 100 Global Franchises report. As regular readers of this blog would expect, there is no sign after extensive analysis that American franchis... Read more.

More American Franchises Expand To India

April 14, 2011 / BLOG POST International Franchising
In advance of the publication of 2011’s Top 100 Global Franchises, we’re putting a lot of focus on international franchising here on the Franchise Direct blog. Yesterday, we discussed the rise of franchising in Latin America. Today we’d like to talk about how QSR franchises are taking on India. I blogged a lot about American franchises in India while I was in Mumbai and New Delhi last year. Intere... Read more.
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