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Posted on Aug 31, 2015

Most Popular Franchises For Entrepreneurs

Image title For those of you who are seasoned veterans of the franchise search the idea of franchising being a great option for entrepreneurs is nothing new for you. Opening a franchise is often seen as a way for people who are passionate about running their own business to get started without having to risk as...

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Posted on Aug 31, 2015

The KASE, a Popular International Smartphone and Tablet Accessory Retail Concept, Now Franchising in the United States

Image title NEW YORK, NY – It’s estimated that in 2016, one billion Smartphones and 400 million tablets will be sold – double that of 2012. The KASE, a specialist in ready-to-wear and customizable fashionable items for smartphones and tablets, announces aggressive franchise growth plans in the United ...

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Posted on Aug 27, 2015

Most Popular Franchises For Veterans

Image title Franchisors know that veterans make great franchise owners. Veterans have continued to make up a larger and larger share of franchise owners nationally and there are many programs out there to help veterans become franchise owners. We see this at FranchiseHelp as thousands of veterans come to our si...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2015

Franchise Hurdles

Image title Opening a franchise can be a great opportunity from a number of perspectives. It can be a great investment, it can be a crucial life change, and it can be fun! But, opening a franchise is also a pretty significant investment for most people. You don’t want to go through all of the time and effort to...

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Posted on Aug 14, 2015

More Job Growth For Franchises

Image title I’m about a week late in writing about this, but I think it’s still good info to put out there for everyone to read. Last week the ADP National Franchise Report for July was released and it showed another strong growth month for franchise jobs. Amongst all the grumblings and questions that seem to b...

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Posted on Aug 12, 2015

5 Ways to Evaluate Your Franchise Options

When you’re just getting into the franchising game it can be hard to figure out whether or not an opportunity is right for you. Obviously before you actually invest you’re going to want to do in depth research and due diligence going through things like the franchise disclosure documents but there a...

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Posted on Aug 11, 2015

Wayback burgers Continues Record Growth In Second Quarter

Cheshire, CT, July 16, 2015– Wayback Burgers, a better burger fast casual chain based out of Cheshire CT, continues its strong 2015 growth with a strong second quarter performance both in international and domestic development.Bill Chemero, EVP, who also heads up international development recently s...

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Posted on Aug 05, 2015

Wallace Property Management Group To Open First Franchise Territory in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Jacksonville, NC— Wallace Property Management Group (WPMG), a professional property management franchise company that provides a full-service property management system specializing in the management of middle-and high-end residential properties for property owners, announced today the opening ...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-08-04

10 Business Opportunities for Under $25K

Image title More and more people are looking for ways to run their own business. But, a lot of people feel like they can’t afford to start their own business. This is a pretty common misconception. There are actually thousands of affordable options for people to become small business owners even if they’re on a...

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Posted on Jul 24, 2015

A Break Down of Franchise Royalty Fees

When you first start your franchise you typically pay a franchise fee upfront. This will cover a variety of things that depend on the franchise you're dealing with, but often it will go towards initial training, marketing, and the rights to use the franchises logos, names, systems, and products. But...

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Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Franchise Financing Options

Recently I've received a few questions from our users about what their options are when it comes to financing their franchise. So I figured it might be a good idea to put together a quick post outlining some of the options out there for financing your new franchise.One of the most common financ...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-07-16

What Does a Franchise Search Look Like

Image title People often start off their search for franchises and aren't really sure what they want. They might know a facet of what they want, but they're not certain about everything they need to look into or think about. I thought it might be helpful for anyone interested in opening a franchise to get an id...

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Posted on Jul 10, 2015

To Franchise or Not To Franchise?

Image title It seems like everyone wants to be an entrepreneur or start their own small business but some people seem to be wary of opening a franchise (check out Eli’s discussion on marketing being a “franchisee”). They want the challenge, the freedom of being their own boss, the opportunity to make something ...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-07-09

Why I Have an Issue with the Forbes Franchise Rankings

Top Ranked Franchises Under $150K I think that franchise rankings are an awesome tool for helping potential franchisees find which franchises are good for them and which aren’t. They’re also super useful for helping existing franchises get a benchmark for how they’re doing relative to their competition. So I was excited when I saw t...

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Posted on Jul 08, 2015

EY Recognizes Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. CEO Roland Dickey Jr. as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Winner in the Southwest Region

Image title (Dallas, Texas) EY announced Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., as a recipient of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Southwest region. The group of leading entrepreneurs, recognized for taking the road less traveled to launch new companies, open new m...

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Posted on Jul 07, 2015

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Opens 33 New Units in First Half of 2015, Saves 1.5 Million Gallons of Water

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning has opened a total of 33 new units in the frst sixmonths of 2015 and saved 1.5 million gallons of water, once again anchoring itself as one of the fastest-growingand greenest carpet cleaning companies in the country. “We continue to make signifcant pr...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-07-07

Franchises for the Summer

Image title I hope everybody had a great 4th of July. We’re now officially two weeks into summer and that means that it’s the perfect time for you to start a summer franchise. Here are five great franchise choices that will position you for success this summer and beyond.Kono Pizza- Pizza in a cone is more than...

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Posted on Jul 01, 2015

Franchise Disclosure Documents

The Franchise Disclosure Document(FDD) and its older counterpart the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC) is a document describing the relationship between franchisor and franchisee which sets forth particular terms and conditions for the relationship. As of 2007 the Federal Trade Commission c...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-06-29

What is a Franchise Consultant

Users going through our site often come across this term “Franchise Consultant” and seem puzzled by what it means. It’s not the easiest idea to understand and a quick search online doesn’t seem to make it that much clearer. The Wikipedia article for “Franchise Consultant” starts by saying “'Franchis...

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Posted by Tim Gilboy on 2015-06-24

A Few Thoughts After IFE 2015

Image title Last Friday I went up to the Javits Center with other members of the Franchise Help team to check out the International Franchise Expo. It was my first IFE and going into it I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I got there. I might do a more detailed write-up in a few days if there is interest, b...

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