Category: economy

5 Things Franchise Solutions is Excited about This Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Hola and happy Cinco de Mayo from Franchise Solutions! In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with political speeches and battle re-enactments to commemorate the victory over France in the Battle of Puebla fought in 1862. In the US, it’s celebrated a little differently and more wide-spread. Queue the mariachi band, parades and drinking. In […]

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US Franchise Employment Continues to Grow

June 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

ADP Research Institute reported U.S. franchises created 30,950 new jobs in April which represents a .4% monthly growth rate, .2% over small businesses with fewer than 50 employees. The two sectors which added the most jobs were restaurants and auto parts and dealers. These two sectors have led the growth for the past two months. […]

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A New Product for Self Storage?

October 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

A New Product for Self Storage? By Jamie Lavigne There are many storage companies available to choose from now. Several are franchising, such as PODS, Zippy Shell, and Move It Now. These franchises feature the renting of mobile storage units. A new franchise in the market, Store Anything Fast Easy (SAFE Co.), is not only […]

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Franchising Expected to be a Big Part of the Economic Recovery

April 14, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

As the economy continues its recovery this year, government and business leaders expect small business to lead the way and franchising is a big part of that. In fact, I’m bullish on franchising and believe at the end of 2010 we could be looking back at it as the Year of the Franchise. From 2001 […]

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