Thinking of buying a franchise? Franchising is a wonderful way to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself, as the International Franchise Association likes to say. Franchising is booming.. The road to fame isn’t always paved with riches, however. While most franchises are legitimate and many offer great potential for success, there are […]
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Interested in buying a franchise and becoming a franchisee? You’ll be meeting with the franchisor and to make sure the ‘fit’ is right for you, ask Does the franchisor staff attend seminars on franchising and management? Do field consultants offer help and guidance or merely act in a regulatory role? How many franchises are expected […]
You don’t have to start a business from scratch. You can be in business for yourself, but not by yourself, says the International Franchise Association. You can buy a franchise and they come in all categories and are designed for every budget. Franchises provide more than a trillion dollars a year to the economy and […]
McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant, announced a same-store sales increase of 5 percent during the first quarter of 2013. This marks the 11th straight quarter of positive sales growth. Comp sales were driven primarily by an increase in entrée sales, indicating overall traffic gains for McAlister’s restaurants system-wide. “McAlister’s continued growth not only highlights […]
Tim Fier had spent his entire career working for a Fortune 50 company, but after years of uncertainty and some frustration, Fier decided to drastically change careers by starting his own business, CertaPro Painters, 15050 Cedar Ave. S., in Apple Valley. Fier had always worked for a large, retail company performing advertising and marketing duties, […]