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Why Entering the Franchise Industry Will Change Your Outlook on Business

July 17, 2014 / BLOG POST Business Insights, Franchising Industry, The Franchisee's Perspective
"Give and take" is a phrase that optimizes the franchise process, not only between franchisee and franchisor but in other ways as well. What other ways? This post explores the evaluations prospective franchisees must make to reach a decision. Read more.

Full Assembly Hearing Ahead for California Franchisee Bill 610

July 8, 2014 / BLOG POST Regulatory Environment, Franchising Industry
A California Franchisee Bill, formerly on hold from 2013, is set to move forward for a full assembly hearing where its success will be further decided. 10% of nationwide franchise businesses are currently located in California. Read more.

Two Growing Franchises Offer Simple Strategy to Gain Loyal Customers

June 20, 2014 / BLOG POST Business Insights, Franchising Industry
No business can survive without satisfied customers. Read how franchises Kona Ice and Mosquito Joe satisfy customers by providing them relief in their own respective ways. Read more.

Why Franchising Works & What This Means for You

June 11, 2014 / BLOG POST Trends & Facts, Franchising Industry, FAQ about Franchising
A primer (or refresher) on the basics of franchising. Read this post for key points on franchising to remember. Read more.

Franchise Direct Visits New Orleans & Connects with Franchise Pros at 2014 IFA Convention

February 25, 2014 / BLOG POST Franchise Associations, Franchise Exhibitions and Shows, Franchising Industry
The International Franchise Association Convention is the principal event in the US franchise industry. Read about how the Franchise Direct sales team flew to New Orleans, set up stand, and interviewed some of the leading franchisers in the business. Read more.

Franchise Investors Bring Global Talent to U.S. Industries

February 18, 2014 / BLOG POST International Franchising, Franchising Industry
As franchises continue moving outward onto the global scene to bolster brand development in burgeoning countries, some U.S. founded franchises are making steady progress by partnering with incoming international franchisees. Since 1990, immigration options have enabled investors to enter the U.S. with their plans for business ownership in tow.  Over 20 years have passed since the Immigrati... Read more.

Expansion of Global Franchise School Systems May Boost Education Access

January 10, 2014 / BLOG POST Franchising Industry
Tackling concerns related to education accessibility is a major global endeavor and as populations increase in many parts of the world education becomes even more challenging to acquire.  Could franchising become an emerging avenue for education access?     Education reform in some countries may be slow evolving and families seeking an education within a tight budget may have fe... Read more.

Selective Franchisors Build Successful Franchise Systems

January 8, 2014 / BLOG POST Business Insights, Franchising Industry
Being selective—based on an outline of criteria built into the core of the company culture—allows franchisors to choose the best possible candidates for franchise operation. It is true though that franchisees and franchisors interview one another mutually, and both simultaneously make an investment.   Nonetheless, franchisors have the weighty responsibility of understanding the... Read more.

Looking Ahead: February is for Franchising in the South

January 3, 2014 / BLOG POST Franchise Exhibitions and Shows, Franchising Industry
  Although the year just started, it's not too early to spotlight a couple of big events happening next month.   In addition to IFA’s annual convention held in New Orleans next month is another exciting opportunity to connect with franchising pros.  Regional in nature, Franchise Expo South kicks off earlier in the month from February 6-8 in Houston, Texas with a focus on fr... Read more.

Future Franchise Superstars

December 30, 2013 / BLOG POST Franchising Industry, Identifying Business Opportunities, Market Trends
What is more exciting than big hopes for franchising in the year ahead?  Success can beget success and trends this year indicate likely shifts for tomorrow as we look forward to what’s ahead. Order Anything Where You Need It Convenience Customers are ever more looking for convenient ways to order and connect with favored brands. Franchise concepts continue to see loyal customers tak... Read more.
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