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Arby's Welcomes Top Franchisees As It Expands In Chicago

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

Two well-known franchisees are adding Arby’s to their restaurant portfolio for the first time as the brand announces new growth in Chicago

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The 12 Elements: Keep Your Franchisees Engaged To Boost System Growth

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

12 ways to deepen franchisee involvement and grow your system

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Good News! - November 2017

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

So 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.

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It's Growing Time! 19th Leadership & Development Conference Raises The Bar

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

For the first time in the 19-year history of the Franchise Leadership & Development Conference (FLDC), more than 500 top-level franchising executives gathered for franchising's premier sales and development event.

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Site Selection: Other Factors To Consider

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

Finding the best site for your new franchise unit (assuming your brand is not mobile or home-based) is a critical decision, one that should be based on the cold, hard facts: the numbers.

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Scoop It Forward: Serving Ice Cream And Community Involvement

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

Not only is Ben & Jerry's franchisee Karen Morse a veteran of serving up the brand's mantra of peace, love, and ice cream, she strives to scoop it forward.

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Study Says Employers Will Face Hiring Challenges Through Holidays

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

New Survey Points to Tight Job Market and Says It’s a “Job Seeker’s Market” For Seasonal Hiring.

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Managing A Franchise Business With A Spouse

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

The complex challenges of a marriage and business partnership often requires both partners to work hard to maintain harmony and drive business performance.

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First-Time Franchisee Brewing Success With Sunny Street Café In Texas

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:00:00 PST

The first time Texas franchisee Earl Bowling experienced the warm and welcoming atmosphere of a Sunny Street Café restaurant, he knew the fast casual breakfast and lunch brand was the right franchise fit for him.

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Is Senior Care Franchising Right For You?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

Senior care franchising is a winning proposition for many entrepreneurs on several fronts. It can enable you to earn a very nice income while simultaneously helping seniors and their families.

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Help Your Franchisees Boost Local Marketing With Community Sponsorships

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

How to help your franchisees with community sponsorships

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Social Media Marketing At The Local Level: Scooter's Coffee

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

How Scooter's Coffee uses social media for local marketing

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Site Selection: Choosing The Best Location

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

How can you talk about site selection without mentioning "location, location, location"? There, we did it. Now, let's dig deeper.

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SOCi Says Utilize Instagram To Share Brand Story

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

Are you sharing your franchise story in the widely popular photo-sharing world of Instagram? If not, social media management experts say, it’s time to start.

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Making Their Day, Every Day

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

John Ponczoch believes there is always a way to make someone's day. Ponczoch, senior vice president of food operations and marketing for TravelCenters of America (TA-Petro) since 2010.

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New Franchise Deal Brings Pie Five Pizza To Nebraska And Kansas

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

Sonic Drive-In multi-unit franchisee partners bringing Pie Five Pizza locations to Nebraska and Kansas.

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Three Ways Franchisees Can Attract And Retain Talent (Without Raising Wages)

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:15:00 PST

Wages are important to employees, but so are schedule flexibility and development opportunities. Use these motivators to drive culture, improve retention, and be more competitive.

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Growing Overseas?

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:00:00 PST

Growth-oriented U.S. brands seek opportunities abroad.

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Franchisee Raves About Quaker Steak & Lube

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

For franchisees of casual dining brand Quaker Steak & Lube, the catchy mantra, "There's always something happening at The Lube®," has never rung more true.

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Mastering The Psychology Of Buyers

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PST

Think like a prospect to sell to a prospect.

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How Healthy Is Your Brand?: Take This Quick "Big Three" Test Now!

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PDT

If your perspective on the meaning of franchise development is a narrow focus on how many deals you get signed this quarter, I'd suggest you reconsider.

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Franchise Financing Options

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:30:00 PDT

After years of easy money for financing a franchise (or anything else for that matter), capital available for starting and growing a business shrank considerably as the U.S. and global economies began to feel the first stirrings of the subprime lending meltdown and ensuing economic recession.

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Dominating Their Worlds: These Multi-Unit Operators Rock And Rule!

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PDT

This issue’s six profiles of multi-unit franchisees include immigrants from three different countries (India, Pakistan, and Armenia), all living the American Dream in their own way.

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Multi-Brand Franchisee Opens His Second Church's Chicken Restaurant In Tennessee

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Larry Lavigne has learned a few things about being successful in franchising during the past 25 years. He operates Tropical Smoothie Café and Jet's Pizza locations in his home state of Tennessee.

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Disaster Recovery: Emotional, Physical, And Financial

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:00:00 PDT

A disaster recovery plan is one of the most important tools to keep the franchise business, your employees, and yourself moving forward should a disaster hit.

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