Franchisee Resource Center
Your headquarters for guidance and information on researching, finding, and launching a franchise.
Whether you are just starting to look into franchise ownership or are ready to figure out financing options our courses will give you the information you need to be ready to become a franchise owner.
We'll help you quickly build your franchise ownership profile, then present you with a personalized list of franchises you can open - based on your goals, investment budget, interests, and more!
Franchise Hope: How Market Leader Home Franchise Concepts Continues to Innovate With Owners & Families
We sat down with Jonathan Thiessen, Chief Development Officer of Home Franchise Concepts, to talk about franchise growth, giving back to the community and developing caring associates company wide.
Attending IFE's Online Expo? Here's How to Use This Virtual Event To Keep Your Pipeline Full In 2020
We sat down with Tom Portesy and Sheila Fischer from MFV, the parent company that puts on IFE, to talk about how attendees can get the most out of this online experience.
Are Franchises The New Startups? These Small Business Ideas Might Convince You!
Struggling economies have always encouraged entrepreneurship. But that field isn’t limited to the startup realm. Here's how the franchise model helps people exploit business opportunities in the face of uncertainty.
How Much Money Can My Franchise Make?
How to build a basic set of financial projections (your mini business plan in numerical form) to estimate the potential profit of a franchise investment.
How Franchisors Are Innovating To Serve Their Communities
It’s been quite some time since we’ve started to fight this war against an invisible enemy. Just as the news reports - individuals and businesses have been heavily impacted by the virus and we’ve had to adapt to the situation in ways we’ve never expected or experienced before. And more importantly than ever, the community's ability to come together and rally support for one another is one of the key factors to us riding out this pandemic.
Franchise Hope: What Kiddie Academy Can Teach Business Owners About Resilience
View this case study from the franchise space that gives us hope, and can teach all owners (and potential franchise owners) a powerful lesson about resilience.
What Are The Best Business Opportunities You Can Open Right Now?
When you should open your business is just as important as where you open it. Here are several resources and a spark of hope around starting a franchise in a down economy.
Starting a travel business during COVID-19
With the COVID-19 ravaging through the globe, tourism has (almost) come to a complete standstill. Planes are now grounded, agencies are offering refunds and tourist attractions are being shut down. Remember when we said that the travel & tourism industry was one of the top picks to get into at the start of this year? If you missed it, you can find it here.
Everything You Need To Know About Master Franchising
A master franchise is one that is managed by a master franchisee - an investor who pays the business owner, or franchisor, an initial fee to secure the rights to scale the business under its brand name in a specified region. From that point onwards, the master franchisee acts as the franchisor of the brand within that territory, taking on responsibilities such as recruiting, training and supporting other franchisees in various aspects such as marketing, operations and more. The initial franchise fee that these franchisees pay them can be retained by the master franchisee, who can be regarded as a mini-franchisor, managing and expanding the businesses within the territory he takes on.