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Franchise Resources Archive: January, 2013

Child care franchise industry looking bright for 2013

January 30, 2013 / FRANCHISE NEWSChildren's Franchises
Kiddie Academy® Educational child care franchise leader reflects on strong year and projects positive industry growth. Read more.

Community Focus at PostNet : International Brand Making Headlines

January 30, 2013 / BLOG POST Franchise Marketing , International Franchising, Franchise Company Updates
From 1993, PostNet has brought franchising across North America and around the globe, with over 700 locations in business all over the world and growing.  Some of the latest noteworthy developments of this ever expanding business include a new U.S. based development in the Vienna area of Virginia giving back to the community, adding to the more than 300 locations across America, and CEO Steve Gree... Read more.

TapSnap photo booth franchise launches in Portland, OR

January 28, 2013 / FRANCHISE NEWSPhotography Franchises
TapSnap TapSnap, the revolutionary new photo system that is shaping the future of event entertainment, has launched its first American franchise in Portland, and owner Scott Farestand couldn’t be more excited. Read more.

Franchise Initial Investment & Costs: What to Expect?

January 28, 2013 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise, Franchise Costs
Understanding the costs of investing in a franchise business is vital for new franchisees, and in fact was one of the most important aspects for our users as reported on the Franchise Industry Survey of 2013 when considering which franchises to invest in, which highlights the value of due diligence resources in this area. What are franchisors initially charging and what costs can new franchisees e... Read more.

Smart Start Tips: Entering Franchising With Confidence

January 25, 2013 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise
What is the primary reason many prefer to go into business with a franchisor?  The appeal and advantages of additional support, security and assurance coming from an established business model.  Informed decisions stem from research.  Developing the ability to know the right franchise agreement comes out of this research, which begins long before the franchise agreement is signed. So how can poten... Read more.

Food Franchising News: QSR vs. Fast-Casual & Health Inspections Online

January 21, 2013 / BLOG POST Franchise Regulations and Government Action, Food Franchising
The amazing power of customer demand and the widespread use of internet review systems continue to alter how food franchises deliver meals, including the ingredients used, health practices, and marketing aims.  Consider some of the latest ways that certain food franchise segments are facing shifts in consumer demand, and how the internet is allowing consumers to increase their level of consci... Read more.

5 Ways Franchisees Lead with Insight

January 18, 2013 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees
Regardless of the success of a business, or even its struggles, all franchise systems run because of human beings standing firm behind a brand, propping it up with their own skills, talents, motivations, and interests.  Thus every business is essentially a machine operated by talented and persistent minds, which includes each and every member of the team, from head operation management to those ha... Read more.

Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip celebrates the sweet life with grand opening of second location in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

January 16, 2013 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Nestlé® Toll House® Café Emad Al Aboud Group to open nearly 50 cafés throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the coming years. Read more.

Franchise Industry Survey 2013 Presents User Feedback

January 16, 2013 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, Franchise Direct News and Notes
Prospective franchisee feedback is a priority to the Franchise Direct team and this year’s Franchise Industry Survey features comprehensive answers to some of the most relevant questions concerning the choices, goals, and motivations of our site users. Reaching 558 respondents, the survey covers seven separate Q&A sections specifically focused on who our users are and how they research and dec... Read more.

Career re-invention at 58. Baby boomer turns to franchising to find new start

The Interface Financial Group After multiple career re-inventions, long-time businessman Barry Johnson finds happiness in professional service franchise, The Interface Financial Group. Read more.
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