"Thankfully lawn care is pretty much recession and pandemic proof. I think everyone’s sitting at home looking at their grass and then they call us. We’ve been fortunate to actually have had our best year in 2020." Read April's Story Here.
"Just be patient and be prepared to work hard at it. It takes time, it takes effort. I believe patience is a virtue and hard work pays dividends. Pace yourself. ... It takes time" Read More about Chuck Cassidy's experience as a British Swim School Franchisee Here.
James Laramee from NaturaLawn says, "Right out of high school, I knew I wanted to start and own my own business. I always had a passion for sales. Coupled with my love for the outdoors and desire to find safer alternatives to lawn care, Naturalawn seemed like a great fit." Read his story here.
Junk Kings' Jason Edge says, "The focus on sustainability was key for me. By being able to recycle, repurpose, and reuse the items we pick up from junk removal jobs, it makes me feel like I’m doing something good. Most importantly, it’s something I believe in." Read More about his story here.
Ralph Moccio of InXpress shares how outreach during covid was key to a successful year, "My team has always been customer-centric. We began offering tailored services to meet the needs of companies going through their own COVID-19 struggles." Read more about him here.
Janice Blasinsky Describes Rewarding Career with Any Lab Test Now, "It’s truly an honor to be part of our customers’ wellness journeys. We provide consumers the ability to take direct control of their health without the necessity of a physician's order."
Cal and Lenka Pascanu were drawn to Christian Brothers Automotive for their faith based approach. Their advice for prospective franchise buyers? "Be open-minded, coachable, and follow their system."
Laura Dvareckas always wanted to own her own business. Why did she go into franchise ownership? "I chose a franchise because I was able to start running my business quickly after training."
Stan Gray is a veteran and a FASTSIGNS franchise owner who says, "my military experience gave me lots of opportunities to develop leadership skills that I use daily in my business today."
Daniel Anisz, is a franchise owner with Window Genie in FL. His favorite part of franchise ownership? "I like having the freedom to make my own decisions and run the business I see fit."
The Coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on franchising. Ensure that you ask well-thought questions of franchisees as part of your due diligence.
A conversation with franchise owners from FirstLight Home Care, Wild Birds Unlimited, and FastSigns International.
Mikaela Walker, Dream Vacations franchisee used a credit card to purchase her franchise and says she loves the freedom that comes with owning her own business.
Cynthia Perthuis, is a multi-unit owner with Senior Care Authority franchises in NY and FL. Her only regret? She wishes she had bought more territories. "This is the best job I have ever had," she says.
Laura De La Horra says running a successful travel agency franchise is about the connections and the people. Read her full story here.
Rebecca Feldman, of Greenville, South Carolina, never pictured herself owning 11 moving franchises in five different states as a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee. Hear her inspiring story.
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Scott Bowen spent his entire adult life working as a mechanic in the United States Army. Now he owns a Grease Monkey franchise and says he loves everything about it.
Kevin and Cilla Buck love the freedom that they enjoy since becoming CarePatrol franchise owners. And, they love that they get to work together to help families through difficult times.
Susan Palenik, a Cruise Planners franchise owner, says she is grateful for the financial success she was able to achieve but is most appreciative of the personal freedom and flexibility to work anytime from anywhere.
Gary Fotcher and Kathleen Mulligan have made their WildBirds Unlimited business a family one and say that the franchise model has worked particularly well for them.
HomeVestors franchisees must share a passion for helping homeowners sell their properties. They also must be willing to listen and follow a proven system. Read more about three franchisees who have found success as HomeVestor's franchisees.
Kevin Jones says he found the franchise model generally attractive because of access to established systems, a respected brand, and a network of support.
Monica Lannacone and Michal McFerron, officers in the U.S. military love the flexibility of owning their own Dream Vacations franchise.
Justin and Stephanie Clarey say they love working together as Two Men And A Truck business owners.
Mike Kearney owns a Senior Care Authority franchise and says the experience of helping a family in crisis is extremely rewarding.
There are the popular burger franchises like Five Guys, McDonalds and Burger King. But, if you're looking for an award-winning brand that costs less there are plenty of appealing alternatives.
With a growing market and ample opportunity, Mosquito Joe is proving itself to be a profitable, growing brand. As it continues to experience success, it also has fostered a philanthropic environment that encourages franchisees and customers to “bite back” against the malaria epidemic and other causes closer to home
FBR CEO Eric Stites chats with Wild Birds Unlimited COO Paul Pickett and Franchise Owner Denise Patten about the brand’s mission and how franchisees like Denise are first attracted to the concept and then supported by the leadership team.
Fibrenew franchisees Kelli and Taisa Smith of Texas talk with FBR CEO, Eric Stites, about how opening their franchise gave them control of their time and has allowed them to spend more of it doing what they love.
Becky Bongiovanni, CarePatrol’s Co-Founder and Brand President, joins FBR CEO, Eric Stites, to discuss how the brand has grown its “social worker model” into an industry-leading system, boasting nearly 150 locations nationwide.
For eight years, Roxanne Tillotson was a newborn photographer, but she had dreams of owning the PJ's Coffee franchise down the street. She never lost sight of her dream and in 2019 she finally transitioned from newborn photographer to PJ's Coffee franchisee.
Lori Mgrdichian says that helping people maintain a level of independence as they age makes her work more than just a job. Read more about Lori and how she got started with HomeWatch CareGivers.
Steve Rattner says he chose to buy a FirstLight Home Care franchise because of their focus on culture and support. Today, he says the best thing about owning his business is seeing the difference his staff has made in the community.
Ronda Zeneri, who owns a Cruise Planner franchise with her husband, says she wishes they had bought their business sooner! Read more about her experience.
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The food and beverage industry now represents more than a third of all existing franchises -- and it is only expected to grow. Franchise Business Review surveyed over 3,300 food franchisees to rank the best of the best.
If you have a passion for learning and entrepreneurship, there are several education franchises that provide both the opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life and earn a good profit in a growing industry sector.
Investing in a Five Guys Franchise might be a great way for you provide customers tasty food while at the same time giving you the potential to enjoy significant profits. Before you invest, it’s important to consider the appeal of Five Guys, its competition, and what’s required of franchisees.