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Kona Ice Top Franchise Opportunities

Featured Franchises

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Kona Ice

Industry: Food & Beverage
Investment: $149,995 - $189,300 Cash Required: $20,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
out of 100

Snap-on Tools

Industry: Automotive, Services
Investment: $217,505 - $481,554 Cash Required: $45,088
Includes owner satisfaction report
out of 100

Cruise Planners

Investment: $2,295 - $23,465 Cash Required: $10,995

Industry Trends & Resources

FASTSIGNS FRANCHISE

Wes Snyder’s Remarkable Journey with FASTSIGNS from a Single Store to Multi-Unit Success

With over 25+ years of experience in the franchising industry, Wes Snyder has become a wily veteran in the FASTSIGNS network. He’s quick to credit the franchisor for providing him with the infrastructure and support necessary to run a successful multi-unit operation – now up to six locations with 60 total employees in four different U.S. states. In addition to racking up a “Franchisee of the Year” award in 2023 from the IFA, he was also singled out by his corporate backers with the prestigious FASTSIGNS Award – the highest recognition you can achieve in the franchise network.

Articles & Insights Jul 10
fatema a place at home franchise rock star

A Place At Home Franchise Owner, Fatema Kapasi, Works Her Magic in Dublin, Ohio

The magic happens when a franchisor and franchisee candidate’s core values, culture, and background align. These shared characteristics build a strong foundation for franchisee success. Meet Fatema Kapasi, one of the newest franchisees in the A Place at Home franchise network. With her care, compassion, and commitment to running a successful business, the good people of Dublin, Ohio, have one amazing senior care advocate looking after them.

Articles & Insights Jul 2
FBR's 2024 Franchise Rock Stars

Celebrating 2024’s Franchise Rock Stars—These Franchise Owners Are Blazing a Trail to Success

Each franchisee, with their unique blend of skills, values, and contributions, has an opportunity to become a beacon of inspiration to their brand, community, and franchise family. But what sets those who achieve the status of Franchise Rock Star apart? FBR’s Franchise Rock Star Awards are a testament to franchise owners who excel in their business and set a shining example of success and philanthropy.

Articles & Insights Jul 1
Kyle Cruise Planners Franchise Rock Star

Cruise Planners Rock Star Delivers Once-in-a-Lifetime Memories

Kyle Nichols’ natural passion for travel and exploring the unknown has served him well as a Cruise Planners franchise owner with a reputation for delivering bespoke vacations of a lifetime. He is so adept at his profession that his franchisor has selected him as their 2024 Franchise Rock Star in the Millennial category. His tireless service with Cruise Planners goes above and beyond by focusing on a niche market of small-ship cruise getaways that often dock at exotic ports of call. His knack for researching, planning, and executing dream vacations has made him a Rock Star to his clients and franchisor.

Articles & Insights Jul 1
snap on tools franchise rock star Javier Sanchez

Snap-on Tools Franchise Rock Star is Grateful for His Father’s Mentorship

Javier Sanchez worked for his father as an employee at his Snap-on Tools franchise, immersing himself in the business, before purchasing two territories of his own. Read Javier’s story of how embracing his heritage, the values instilled by his father, and the support provided by his franchisor have made him the well-deserved recipient of Snap-on Tools’ 2024 Multi-Unit Franchise Rock Star award.  

Articles & Insights Jul 1
FASTSIGNS FRANCHISE

Wes Snyder’s Remarkable Journey with FASTSIGNS from a Single Store to Multi-Unit Success

With over 25+ years of experience in the franchising industry, Wes Snyder has become a wily veteran in the FASTSIGNS network. He’s quick to credit the franchisor for providing him with the infrastructure and support necessary to run a successful multi-unit operation – now up to six locations with 60 total employees in four different U.S. states. In addition to racking up a “Franchisee of the Year” award in 2023 from the IFA, he was also singled out by his corporate backers with the prestigious FASTSIGNS Award – the highest recognition you can achieve in the franchise network.

Franchisee Profiles Jul 10
fatema a place at home franchise rock star

A Place At Home Franchise Owner, Fatema Kapasi, Works Her Magic in Dublin, Ohio

The magic happens when a franchisor and franchisee candidate’s core values, culture, and background align. These shared characteristics build a strong foundation for franchisee success. Meet Fatema Kapasi, one of the newest franchisees in the A Place at Home franchise network. With her care, compassion, and commitment to running a successful business, the good people of Dublin, Ohio, have one amazing senior care advocate looking after them.

Franchisee Profiles Jul 2
Kyle Cruise Planners Franchise Rock Star

Cruise Planners Rock Star Delivers Once-in-a-Lifetime Memories

Kyle Nichols’ natural passion for travel and exploring the unknown has served him well as a Cruise Planners franchise owner with a reputation for delivering bespoke vacations of a lifetime. He is so adept at his profession that his franchisor has selected him as their 2024 Franchise Rock Star in the Millennial category. His tireless service with Cruise Planners goes above and beyond by focusing on a niche market of small-ship cruise getaways that often dock at exotic ports of call. His knack for researching, planning, and executing dream vacations has made him a Rock Star to his clients and franchisor.

Franchisee Profiles Jul 1
snap on tools franchise rock star Javier Sanchez

Snap-on Tools Franchise Rock Star is Grateful for His Father’s Mentorship

Javier Sanchez worked for his father as an employee at his Snap-on Tools franchise, immersing himself in the business, before purchasing two territories of his own. Read Javier’s story of how embracing his heritage, the values instilled by his father, and the support provided by his franchisor have made him the well-deserved recipient of Snap-on Tools’ 2024 Multi-Unit Franchise Rock Star award.  

Franchisee Profiles Jul 1
PostNet Franchise Rock Star

The PostNet Franchise Would Wrangle and Clone This Rock Star If They Could

Derek Wachter and the PostNet franchise family are beyond lucky to have crossed paths. Born into the business, Derek learned the ropes from his father and later bought the PostNet franchise from him, allowing his dad to enjoy the golden years of retirement in peace and prosperity. Derek is a fiercely dedicated family man and the father of two young children who values work-life balance. Despite the rigors and time commitments involved in raising a young family, Derek is passionately dedicated to helping others wherever needed. Find out why the PostNet franchise says Dereck is the personification of a Rock Star franchise owner.

Franchisee Profiles Jul 1
eBook: Buying a Franchise Business – A Quick Start Guide

eBook: Buying a Franchise Business – A Quick Start Guide

Buying a franchise is a big investment of both time and money! Every franchise opportunity is different, and it’s critical to choose the one that can best meet your unique needs and goals. In this eBook, we share insights from a number of franchise owners across various industry segments, addressing the common questions and concerns among potential franchise buyers plus the many benefits and rewards that come from franchise ownership.

Tools and Templates Dec 4
how to prepare for franchise financing

How to Prepare for Franchise Financing Before Making the Leap

Money can be both a barrier and a motivator for starting a business. While some entrepreneurs may be able to fund a low-cost franchise through personal savings, others may need to leverage external franchise financing options. It’s important to get your financing ducks in a row before making the leap into buying a franchise. Let’s review the key terminology and how to map out your journey to franchise investment.

Financing Apr 12

Franchise Rock Stars and Hall of Fame Winners

Hall of Fame

The Franchise Business Review Hall of Fame celebrates franchises that have shown long-term dedication to franchisee satisfaction and providing the best franchise business opportunities.

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Franchise Rock Stars

The Franchise Business Review List of Rock Star Franchise owners celebrates franchisees that share an incredibly strong work ethic along with a deep passion for their business.

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