Category: franchise growth

Franchise Solutions: From Text Books to Barbecue

January 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

For 25 years, Lee Waskom operated a textbook business which serviced university campuses in northern Louisiana. He also owned a 3,000 square-foot shopping center, with space for three tenants. He had one tenant leaving and one space vacant. As a franchise owner for another concept, Lee decided he would try his hand at another franchise […]

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In Franchising for the Long Run – Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership

November 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

While driving down the road, have you noticed there are more of the same franchises popping up in surrounding areas? Perhaps you’ve seen three Dunkin Donuts within a 10 mile radius. These are likely to be owned by a multi-unit franchisee. What is Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership? A multi-unit franchise involves a franchise agreement which provides […]

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Franchise Solutions Spotlight – A Big Slice of the Donatos Pie

March 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

If you’re from the Ohio area, you’ve heard of Donatos, and for those of you who aren’t, it’s coming your way. The family-owned pizza restaurant is expanding and recruiting franchisees aggressively in specific market areas. Restaurant veteran Michael  Simon, of Westerville, OH entered the Donatos system five years ago with his business partner  Jack Whiting, […]

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Tale of 3 Franchise “Sails”

January 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

If you find yourself day dreaming about vacations and love to travel, combine that passion with an entrepreneurial spirit and consider starting a CruiseOne franchise. CruiseOne has been in business for 23 years and has added 3 more franchise sales to close the 2014 sales list. Please help us congratulate CruiseOne and the following new […]

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United Franchise Group Expanding Internationally

September 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

United Franchise Group, consisting of five franchise brands, announced that 2014 is proving to be a year for international growth for the company and now, the brands have 1400 franchisees in a total of 70 countries. Signarama Leading the world-wide expansion effort is Signarama with Master License Partnerships awarded to franchisees and grand openings of […]

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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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Franchise Solutions Announces Two Closed Deals

October 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here are two examples dispelling the misconceptions about buyers who search for businesses using mobile devices. Both Rob and Rene, mentioned below, conducted their research, and found businesses to buy via Franchise Solutions’ mobile sites. Blue Coast Savings Consultants welcomes Rob Christian of Pennsylvania to their family of business owners. Rob inquired to Blue Coast […]

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Tip Tuesday – Understanding Franchise Territories

October 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

When it comes to franchise territories, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Here are Tuesday’s tips from Franchise Solutions on understanding franchise territories when considering buying a franchise. First, check whether or not the franchise has protected territories at all. Some franchises within the business service or home service industries, that can serve customers across the country, […]

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