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Mar

05

2019

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6 Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Franchisee

You finally found the golden franchise opportunity right for you. It’s exhilarating, especially since you spent so much time looking for the perfect fit. There’s so much to look forward to. But be forewarned not to let the excitement of owning a business blind you from the reality of it…

Jun

20

2014

Just One Franchise: Concept 10 10

Back pain is one of the most common reasons that Americans miss work, and each year half of all working Americans report that they’ve experienced back pain. 80% of us will have to cope with back pain during our lifetimes, and this discomfort is second only to respiratory infections in…

Jun

11

2014

Just One Franchise: TCBY and Mrs. Fields

Just one franchise… but isn’t that two? In fact, TCBY and Mrs. Fields are both franchise business opportunities from Famous Brands International. For a limited time, they’re offering a Dual Brand Concept that lets you offer both warm, chewy cookies and cool, sweet frozen yogurt for the same investment. TCBY…

May

16

2014

Just One Franchise: Pop-A-Lock

People who are locked out of their cars already feel pretty vulnerable. Whether they’ve lost their key or locked it in the car — or perhaps they stepped out of the car for a moment and their toddler managed to lock them out with the key still in the ignition…

Apr

30

2014

Just One Franchise: BullChicks

Most quick service restaurant franchises use a small menu that reduces the amount and variety of food they need to stock and allows for standardization in food prep. BullChicks, on the other hand, has developed a completely customizable menu of 20 burgers, 20 wraps, and 20 salads as well as…

Apr

03

2014

Just One Franchise: Kitchen Tune-Up

Kitchen cabinets get a serious workout day in and day out, but they don’t wear out, so they rarely get replaced. Dave Haglund, a custom cabinet builder, enjoyed sharing his customers’ excitement over their new cabinetry, but he knew what they meant when they said, “I wish wish I could keep my…

Dec

16

2013

Just One Franchise: Zoup!

One of the most famous episodes of 20th century TV hit Seinfeld was about a soup restaurant with amazing soup but serious customer service issues. The episode was based on a real soup restaurant, and perhaps it’s no surprise that when that real life soup man tried to franchise, he didn’t…

Nov

18

2013

Just One Franchise: KidsPark Play Centers

We love to spend time with our kids, but parents also need time off. Finding a good babysitter can be a challenge, and the good ones are often booked far in advance and charge premium prices. With families so often spread across the country, asking grandma to mind the kids…

Oct

23

2013

Just One Franchise: The Dentist’s Choice

When you go to the dentist, you’re probably not thinking about business opportunities. You are generally more concerned with the tools the dentist is about to put into your mouth. What you might not be aware of, however, is that those tools can become part of a profitable business through…

Oct

15

2013

Just One Franchise: Clothes Mentor

In 2011, Forbes took a close look at net profit margins in various retail industries to find out just how well businesses were doing. Despite gains, pretax net profit margins were hovering at just around 5% for clothing retail stores and luxury goods were at just under 6%. If you’re…

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