Category: franchise industry

National Employment Increases in Franchising Industry

April 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

National employment rises again in the franchise industry totaling an increase of 3,500 jobs over February. According to the ADP National Franchise Report, the United States added 22,000 franchise jobs in March. “Accommodations experienced a second consecutive month of solid growth in March, while Restaurant employment growth bounced back to its nine-month average,” said Ahu […]

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National Cheesesteak Day is Thursday, March 24th

March 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

National Cheesesteak day began on Thursday, March 24, 1994 when four high school students decided to celebrate their upcoming graduation by sharing cheesesteaks at a local Philadelphia restaurant known as Stoxy’s. The Legendary Cheesesteak Sandwich The cheesesteak sandwich was invented by Pat Olivieri, a South Philadelphia hot dog vendor, when one day in 1930 he […]

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Huddle Around for Some Franchise Team Talk

February 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

How Franchise Teams Work to Help You Succeed 2-4-6-8 owning a franchise with support is great! Super bowl is Feb 7th and what better way to commemorate the battle for the Lombardi Trophy in terms of the franchising world than to tell you how franchise teams can help you score big and succeed as a […]

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Franchise Solutions: 12 Top Trends in Franchising’s Restaurant Industry

January 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Restaurant franchises had their second biggest month of the year and are responsible for adding two-thirds of the 48,600 jobs created in December 2015. Continuing with the food industry’s positive momentum, here is a specific look at franchising trends in the food and restaurant industry for 2016. According to the SVP of Operations at Applebee’s […]

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Happy New Year from Franchise Solutions

January 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The dreaded resolutions Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? We often think of resolutions to improve our health like losing weight or exercising more but improving our health has a lot to do with our careers.  Being in a job that causes frustration and stress takes a toll on our health.  This […]

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10 Signs You Should Own a Business or Franchise

August 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Being your own boss takes a special kind of person. We asked several industry professionals what they thought were must-have traits to successfully own a business opportunity or franchise and here’s what they came up with: 1. Need for Speed Business owners have a driving passion to do or make something. They could eat, sleep […]

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Tip Tuesday – Interview 6-8 Franchisees during the Due Diligence Process

April 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Buying a franchise is a big life changing decision and is cause for proper research. After all, you’re not just investing your money; you’re investing your time, talent and skills. Maybe even your blood, sweat and tears. Be sure to conduct what those in the franchise industry call “due diligence” – the process of exploring […]

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Franchise Solutions’ Kim Vezina Woods, CFE Elected President of NEFA

March 31, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Join us in congratulating Kim Vezina Woods, CFE, Senior Client Consultant of Franchise Solutions and Franchise.com, on her election as the New England Franchise Association’s new president. Woods served as NEFA’s Vice President for three years under Murray Vetstein and was elected president at the March meeting.  In her new role, Woods will work with […]

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