Tag Archives: purchasing a franchise


Russ Russell’s Franchising Career Sets Sail With Cruise Planners

Russ Russell’s Franchising Career Sets Sail With Cruise Planners

Russ Russel began his career as a Cruise Planners franchisee while holding down a full time job. Learn how he did it and what his franchising experience has been like.


Essential Questions to Ask Franchisors and Franchisees Before Investing in a Franchise

Investing in a franchise is not something to do without first finding out all there is to know about the opportunity you are interested in. One of the best ways to do so, is to ask both the franchisor and franchisees pointed questions and then analyze their responses


How to Get Started in Franchising

Regardless of your business experience or skill set, if you are thinking of owning a franchise, here are some things you need to consider.


Why Franchising Makes $Cents

According to the International Franchise Association, there are 780,000 franchise establishments that produce $890 billion of economic output for the U.S. economy, which makes one thing clear – franchising is a path many people take. Take a look at some of the reasons why.


Franchisees at 2017’s Top Franchises Share Their Thoughts About Franchising

Only 200 franchise brands were ranked high enough by the franchisees who own them to make Franchise Business Review’s 2017 Top Franchises list. Read on to find out which ones did and how their franchisees feel about franchising.

Zack and Albert Conord, Office Pride

Father and Son Chose Franchising With Office Pride Over Going Out on Their Own

Originally Zack Conord and his father were going to open their own commercial cleaning business. Learn why they decided to pursue franchising instead.

David Lasater

Franchisee David Lasater Likes Family Fare’s Focus on Being the Best

David Lasater shares why after working for many years in the convenience store sector he chose to invest in a Family Fare franchise.

Weslee Washington

Speed to Market Attracted Sanford Rose Associates’ Franchisee Weslee Washington

Weslee Washington wanted to be in business for himself, and quickly. Sanford Rose Associates’ ability to make this happen led him to become a franchisee. Learn about his franchising experience.

Jim Holwerda

A Desire to Make Money For Himself Vs. Others Led Franchisee Jim Holwerda to Remedy Intelligent Staffing

After becoming tired of working in the staffing industry making a lot of money for someone else, Jim Holwerda invested in a Remedy Intelligent Staffing franchise. Learn more about his story.


Minuteman Press Franchisees Feel Life is Good After Working Hard to Build Their Business

When Ty and Crystal Gipson opened their Minuteman Press franchise they joined the ranks of many franchisees who operate their business as a husband and wife team. Learn what Crystal thinks about franchising.