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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTNew consumer survey finds decline in consumers dining out and highlights restaurant industry challenges and opportunities in technology, delivery and labor costs, and growth.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTWomen play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTMulti-unit franchisee brings new Taco John's location to Virginia, expanding his company to include 7 locations throughout 5 states.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTCustomer service guru John DiJulius draws customer service lessons from United Airlines' latest gaffe.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTSocial media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Marriott's new Snapchat campaign; 2) 4 mistakes you could be making with your marketing personas; 3) how to market your brand with Facebook Stories; and 4) new survey examines restaurant customers' plans for the next 12 months.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTWe enter 2017 with a greater than normal number of economic uncertainties for all three major participants in the franchise business model: franchisors, franchisees, and capital providers.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTIn 2015, when opportunity came knocking, Susan Boresow answered the bell. At the time she was CMO at Massage Envy. Today she's president of Title Boxing Club, the boutique fitness franchise that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes with more than 160 locations in the U.S. and abroad.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTTennessee Fitness, a Gold's Gym multi-unit operator in Tennessee, signs agreement for 5 additional units. The franchisee will now have 12 locations of the fitness brand in the Nashville area.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTThis series, featuring highlights from the 2017 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR), continues with a look at sales closing ratios.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTThe roles of community and customer loyalty and how they can impact your hiring and retaining of great employees who will provide a better impact on your franchising success.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:30:00 PDTSo many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTIf you have been around the franchise sales profession for more than just a cup of coffee, you personally know, or have been told repeatedly, that the decision to invest in a franchise is far greater than buying furniture, fixtures, equipment, and software.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTOne of the economic truths for the U.S. economy is that we have recessions, and the next one is coming. Maybe not in the next month or even the next year, but it is coming.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:30:00 PDTDenny's multi-unit franchisee Clyde Rucker says he always had an "insatiable appetite" to buy into the brand. He was just waiting for the right opportunity.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTWomen play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTCousins Subs is expanding through an ongoing rebranding and growth initiative. The company has just announced three new multi-unit deals in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:00:00 PDTA new Franchise Business Review franchisee satisfaction report highlights what today's typical multi-unit franchisee looks like.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:40:00 PDT2017's Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award winners to be feted at the annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, April 23-26 in Las Vegas.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:30:00 PDTSocial media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Advertisers seek online advertising alternatives to Google and Facebook; 2) Kiosk access at NYC fast-food restaurant draws class-action lawsuit from The American Council of the Blind; 3) Music in restaurants actually does affect sales, says Swedish study; 4) 5 tips on hyperlocal marketing in a mobile world.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT"If you always do what you've always done..." You know the ending to this old saw, and when it comes to your company's financial results it is absolutely true.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTWhile the conventional method of using interests and behaviors to segment an audience still exists in large scale, the more recent tactic of connection-based targeting is quickly picking up traction because of its versatility and effectiveness.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:00:00 PDTIn 2015, when Edgar Ambarchyan was searching for a franchised sandwich brand to diversify his portfolio, he found what he was looking for in Arby's. His timing was perfect.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTWhen I acquired Shoney's Restaurants a decade ago, I was presented with an opportunity and a challenge to bring this 70-year-old iconic American brand back to its glory days.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTUtah-based Four Foods Group acquires 48 Little Caesars in Alabama and Louisiana. The company now operates 97 restaurants throughout Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Alabama, and Louisiana.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTSingapore offers U.S. franchisors opportunities for growth