Franchise Business Review President Michelle Rowan explains why the FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards are the most prestigious awards in all of franchising, and why the franchise companies that win this exclusive award are so special. Think your brand has what it takes to be an award-winner? Register Now!
This past week, FBR’s President Michelle Rowan was interviewed by WSCA Radio in Portsmouth, NH on their [email protected] program. During the segment, Michelle discusses the franchise industry, how she teamed up with FBR Founder Eric Stites to build our brand, and how they’ve built a workplace on hard work, trust, and fun!
As the cruising industry continues to thrive, Expedia CruiseShipCenters is rapidly expanding and has experienced record growth in the past year. The company is on track to open 30 new stores in 2015 alone.
After retiring as a Master Sergeant from the army in 2008 and returning to Iraq and Afghanistan to serve the troops as a contractor for six years until March of 2014, Eric Stewart returned home for good. He sent his resume out to almost 70 employers. “I think I was only called in for two…
The franchise brands named in our 2015 Top Franchises report scored about 12% higher than average in innovation and creativity. Perhaps more telling is that there were over 36% more occurrences of an “excellent” rating, the highest response option, by franchisees of the Top 200 Franchises, showing these systems are focused on evolving their brands in order to meet changing consumer needs and desires.
Rather than just admiring how efficiently a restaurant owner directs his team or simply standing back and admiring how incredible your carpets look after being professionally cleaned, do you tend to take the entrepreneurial view of “This is something I could do for a living” regarding these experiences?
Multi-unit franchise development deals entail an array of unique issues and challenges. Before signing on the dotted line to secure one, it is essential to ask these key questions.
The International Franchise Association says senior care is among the franchise industry’s highest-growth sectors. This is not surprising since an estimated 10,000 people each day in the United States turns 65. If owning a business that makes a positive difference in people’s lives sounds appealing, then a senior home care franchise, or one that serves…
This blog post is sponsored by FirstLight HomeCare, one of Franchise Business Review’s top-rated Senior Care franchise brands for 2015. The franchise model is believed to have been started in the mid 1800’s by Albert Singer. Well-known brands such as A&W Root Beer, which was founded by the Marriott family, and Kentucky Fried Chicken came…
Since 2011, over 200,000 U.S. military veterans have started careers in franchising, including employment at franchise businesses, franchise ownership, employment at the corporate franchise level, and employment with franchising supplier companies. In that time, over 5,000 veterans have become franchise owners.