Asking a franchisor the right questions in the right way is critical to learning more about your top brands during the validation process. Keep in mind that becoming a franchisee is the start of a long-term commitment and relationship.
As you narrow your search for the right franchise, be sure to reach out to franchise owners at your tops contenders. Current franchisees are often the best sources for unbiased and unfiltered information and can help you validate or invalidate the franchises you are considering.
Franchise Business Review founder and CEO, Eric Stites, sits down with Loren Feldman, founder of 21 Hats to discuss entrepreneurship, the benefits and challenges of business ownership, and the skills it takes to run a successful business. If you're thinking about owning your own business, this interview will provide some great insights.
In this episode, it was our pleasure to speak with Jesse Johnstone, the President of Fibrenew. He explains to FBR's CEO, Eric Stites, how Fibrenew is designed to succeed in both good times and bad and discusses the way they're supporting their franchisees in the midst of the COVID pandemic. The two also give advice to potential franchisees and emphasize the importance of understanding the demands of business ownership.
On this week’s episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Les DeFelice, a standout franchisee from top-rated senior care and home care services franchise, Visiting Angels. Les describes his professional journey through a multitude of successful entrepreneurial endeavors and explains how he first got started with Visiting Angels. In this conversation with FBR's own founder and CEO, Eric Stites, Les shares some of his keys to success and gives advice to prospective franchisees.
FBR’s research of the 50 Most Profitable Franchises of 2021 identifies 50 brands that matched or even exceeded the industry benchmarks for Franchisee Satisfaction and also offered franchise owners a better than average shot at growing their incomes to six-figure salaries within a few years.