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Franchise Resources Archive: May, 2012

The Rise Of Martial Arts Franchises

May 31, 2012 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
We're always happy to point an up-and-coming franchise sector here on the Franchise Direct blog, and one of the most interesting blue chip franchise categories at the moment is martial art franchises. In many ways, it makes perfect sense. There's a been an explosion in interest in martial arts in America over the last 25 years. While you often see individual martial arts studios in strip malls and... Read more.

Home Care Franchises Delivering Solutions To Clients And Profits To Franchisees

May 30, 2012 / BLOG POST Franchise Direct News and Notes
As America’s baby boomers continue to age, the nation’s senior home care industry is evolving into a dynamic franchise sector providing peerless, compassionate care to both to elderly and those requiring constant medical assistance. That’s the finding of a new senior care franchises industry report by Franchise Direc America’s leading franchise portal. As the Franchise Dir... Read more.

The All-Stars Of Franchising

May 29, 2012 / BLOG POST Sports and Franchising
Yesterday’s article spoke about the ways that the principles of sport can be transferred to the franchising world, within the context of the emerging Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative (PAFI). The issue of former athletes, particularly pro athletes, finding an outlet for their passion and drive after the spotlight has faded is a hot topic. Stories are abundant about professional at... Read more.

Locker Room Lessons for Franchisees

May 28, 2012 / BLOG POST Sports and Franchising
Targeting a certain demographic group isn’t new to the franchising sector. For several years, military veterans have been sought out by franchisors who feel that their previous experiences prepare them nicely for franchise ownership.   In a similar fashion, the life of a professional athlete also appears to be a background that offers very suitable preparation for becoming a franchis... Read more.

Anytime Fitness Break The Mold For Tattoo-Level Loyalty

May 24, 2012 / BLOG POST Franchise Company Updates
People often claim they 'love' a business or a service. But here's a good test of customer loyalty: would you tattoo their brand logo onto your body? That's a serious declaration of 'love' to a brand. Not many businesses can claim such loyalty, but there are Americans who's lives have been so transformed by fitness franchise Anytime Fitness that they felt the inspiration to get the tattoo.Over on... Read more.

Anytime Fitness co-founders to be featured on "Secret Millionaire"

May 23, 2012 / FRANCHISE NEWSFitness Franchises
Anytime Fitness Inc. Grueling, emotional experience left “blisters on their hearts.” Read more.

Attend BCM's Familiarization Days in New York

May 23, 2012 / FRANCHISE NEWSAccounting & Financial Franchises
BCM BCM Business Cost Management is expanding its franchisee business throughout the US and in order to assist potential franchisees we are having two familiarization days in New York on the 18th & 19th June, 2012. Read more.

Are you looking for a business that will help you achieve a better quality of life?

May 23, 2012 / FRANCHISE NEWSAccounting & Financial Franchises
BCM Visit BCM at the International Franchise Expo. Read more.

Flexibility Is An Essential Part Of Franchising

May 23, 2012 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
People get involved in franchsing for all kinds of reason. Some yearn to break from the stale climate of corporate life. Others feel pre-programmed to work for themselves and feel like that business ownership is their destiny. And some others yearn for something else: flexibility.When people in franchising discuss flexibility, they mean something beyond 'work-life' balance. What they mean, accordi... Read more.

Arif Taj, not your father’s barber

SUCCESS STORY
Sport Clips Doing the research and finding the right franchise were the keys to success for Sport Clips franchisee, Arif Taj. Read more.
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