Category: sports franchises

Fun, Flexible Franchising Options

June 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

As school comes to a close, working parents plan childcare and activities for their kids to keep the “I’m bored blues” at bay.  For lots of kids, summertime fun is filled with playdates, camps, activities and the beach. For working parents, keeping kids active and out of trouble can be challenging. Franchise Solutions has put […]

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2009 College Football Bowl Games Sponsored by MAACO, Little Caesars & Meineke Car Care

December 24, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

As we head into the middle of the 2009 college football bowl game schedule, I’d like to highlight a few of the bowl games that we are particularly interested in here at Franchise Solutions. Two of the games are scheduled to be played the day after Christmas. On December 26th at 1:00 pm is the […]

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Monster Mini Golf, a Monster Themed, Glow-in-the-Dark, Miniature Golf Franchise

May 13, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

A sign reading “Enter at Your Own Risk” hangs above the cast iron gated entrance to the cemetery. Black lights and 3-D theatrical visual effects set the mood along with life-like possessed trees, fog, laser lights, and a DJ who is spinning music and giving away prizes. Bright glowing colors and unique, one-of-a-kind monster images […]

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The Franchising 2009 Final Four Tournament

March 31, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

As I was watched the final four teams advance in the NCAA Basketball Tournament this past weekend, I couldn’t help but wonder what would a franchising final four tournament look like? It may not be March Madness, but it would be a very competitive battle and it wasn’t easy to come up with the brackets. […]

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Best and Worst Sports Franchises for 2008

March 12, 2009 | By | 7 Comments

A Bizjournals.com survey ranked the 122 professional sports franchises for 2008 from best to worst, taking into account the performances of NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL teams. The sports franchises were ranked by their won-lost record, margins of victory (or defeat), playoff record, and how much money they earned based on home attendance, seat availability, […]

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Boston Red Sox Franchise Share Up for Sale by the New York Times

February 17, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

The New York Times Company has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. to explore the sale of its 17.75 percent share in the Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball franchise. The New York Times Company blamed the bad economy as the reason why it is putting up the 17.75 percent stake in New England Sports Ventures […]

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Super Bowl Commercials will Cost 3 Million Dollars for the 2009 Championship Game

January 26, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

With a week to go before Super Bowl Sunday, there may be advertising slots still available for the big game. It seems the state of the economy has had more than a few advertisers back off from purchasing an ad. Especially when you consider that the price tag is a record 3 million dollars for […]

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Laid Off Workers are Starting Franchises to Find Stability in a Poor Economy

December 31, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Many laid-off executives and managers that have found themselves the victims of ‘downsizing‘ are turning to franchising to find stability in an uncertain economy. This is especially true of older, more experienced workers who are afraid that they won’t be able to find a comparable job because of their age and the current down economy. […]

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