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Strong Company Culture Inspires Franchisees to Climb Aboard Travel Franchise

Not only was Cruise Planners identified as a top franchise opportunity because of their high franchise owner satisfaction, but the travel franchise was also recently recognized for its commitment to building a strong company culture. Franchise Business Review last month announced the franchises named to its first-annual FBR Culture100 awards list, of which Cruise Planners was one of the franchises named.

Service Businesses Remain Recession-Resistant in the Down Economy

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Service Businesses Remain Recession-Resistant in the Down Economy

With more and more Americans stuck at home, many service businesses focused on home repair, cleaning, and yard services have seen an uptick. While no business is completely recession-resistant, brands under the Neighborly parent company have shown stability or growth during uncertain times.

Flipping Houses in a Down Economy

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Flipping Houses in a Down Economy

While the pandemic has cooled many parts of the economy, flipping houses and investing in real estate continue to be hot opportunities in many markets. Real estate investing franchise HomeVestors has shown that investing in the right real estate can be a great recession-proof business to start even in a down economy.

Thriving During the Pandemic: Flipping Real Estate

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Thriving During the Pandemic: Flipping Real Estate

While the real estate sector might be entering a down market, the opportunity is still ripe for investors to capitalize on leads driven by a national company with more than two decades in the business. Learn why now might be the perfect time to join the HomeVestors franchise from franchisees Scott Jones and Sheila Konecke.

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Service Businesses Remain Recession-Resistant in the Down Economy

Service Businesses Remain Recession-Resistant in the Down Economy

With more and more Americans stuck at home, many service businesses focused on home repair, cleaning, and yard services have seen an uptick. While no business is completely recession-resistant, brands under the Neighborly parent company have shown stability or growth during uncertain times.

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Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

In addition to single unit franchise ownership, there are other models such as sub franchising and area development that can allow a franchisee to control a larger territory and bring in additional revenue streams.

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