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Franchise Resources Archive: May, 2015

Don’t Do That! 3 Common Mistakes for First-Time Franchisees to Avoid

May 28, 2015 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise, Information for Franchisees
How can first time franchisees avoid common mistakes? Franchisors give their advice. Read more.

Healthier Menu Changes Create Domino Effect Across Brands

May 27, 2015 / GENERAL INDUSTRY NEWS
Making room for healthier menu items seems to be on the priority list of some major franchise chains, which means consumer demand for healthier food is also high. Much of what’s changing on menus is welcome in its attention to more detail oriented nutrition concerns.   No longer is gluten-free or vegetarian or vegan or customizable enough. More consumers are looking closely at the det... Read more.

Three Reasons Why Franchisors Are Boosting Financial Performance Disclosures

May 22, 2015 / GENERAL INDUSTRY NEWS
Larger franchise systems with over 100 locations are more likely to offer financial performance representations (FPR) than smaller franchise systems and of late, the number of detailed disclosures in Item 19 is moving up. Why is elaborating more fully on Item 19 becoming more important if franchise brands want to expand?   For one thing, the vast majority of those considering entering into... Read more.

McDonald's History Timeline

May 20, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Food Franchising, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
McDonald's is one of the leading franchise brands in the world. This Franchise Direct infographic outlines the history of the food franchise. Read more.

Franchisee Prospect Insights 2015

May 18, 2015 / BLOG POST Franchise Direct News and Notes, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Franchise Direct conducted a prospective franchisee survey in early 2015. The responses offer fascinating insights into the demographics and motivations of prospective franchisees using Franchise Direct. Read more.

10 More Random Franchise Facts: Food Edition

May 14, 2015 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
We're back with 10 more random factoids about popular franchise brands. This time it's fast food specific. Read more.

Pet Franchise Industry Report 2015

May 11, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
Over 100 million US households own a pet, giving pet franchises a large and growing marketplace for their services. Find out more about this industry in this report. Read more.

Budget Blinds®, features on the 2015 Entrepreneur® Best of the Best list

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Services Franchises
Budget Blinds Budget Blinds has been ranked No. 1 in category. Read more.

Interview with Snap-on Tools’ Director of Franchise Systems Tom Kasbohm

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Interviews, Franchise Company Updates
Tom Kasbohm has held multiple positions with Snap-on Tools in his over 20-year tenure with the auto franchise. In an interview, Tom tells about the roles he’s held with the company, and how the Snap-on goes about onboarding franchisees. Read more.

Anatomy of a Franchisee

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Information for Franchisees
Are you a natural-born franchisee? Discover the kind of person it takes to succeed as an owner of a franchised business by exploring this fun interactive guide. Read more.
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