Franchising is an excellent opportunity to be your own boss, but with the support and backing of an established system, community and brand. But it’s not for everyone. Find out if franchising is right for you.
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.
Animal-focused businesses are lucrative with $70B spent per year on pets & $7.6B more on wildlife. Here are six business opportunities for animal lovers that have been rated highly for owner satisfaction by the franchisees who operate them.
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.
Ready to get serious about entrepreneurship? Learn more about what it takes to succeed as a franchise owner.
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.
Excited about buying your first, second or third franchise? It’s time to start planning.
Your retirement funds can lead to franchise ownership. Learn how 401(k) business financing, a.k.a. Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS), funds your dreams without tax penalties
The franchise agreement is a legally binding document. Know what you are signing, before you sign, with the franchise agreement 101. And take a look at a real sample from WildBirds Unlimited.
Congrats! You’ve taken the leap into franchise ownership. Now the real work begins. Here you’ll find resources on growing your business.
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.
Find out what you need to know about transferring a franchise business. And, learn why it's so important to consider your exit plan before you even invest in your first franchise.
Janice Sinardi of Tampa, Florida has been a Cruise Planners franchisee for more than 11 years. A member of Cruise Planner’s Millionaires Club, she leads a team of four agents and has helped hundreds of clients experience the world by land and sea.
Fuzzy, Furry, Feathered and More: The 6 Best Franchises for Animal Lovers If you’re an animal lover looking to invest in a business that feeds your passion, a dog-walking or pet-sitting service may be the first things to come to mind.