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Don’t Buy a Franchise Unless It has These Five Traits

Don’t Buy a Franchise Unless It has These Five Traits

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.


Senior Home Care Industry’s Growth Potential Attracts Caring Entrepreneurs

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


What Makes for an Exceptional Franchise?

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