As the cruising industry continues to thrive, Expedia CruiseShipCenters is rapidly expanding and has experienced record growth in the past year. The company is on track to open 30 new stores in 2015 alone.
After retiring as a Master Sergeant from the army in 2008 and returning to Iraq and Afghanistan to serve the troops as a contractor for six years until March of 2014, Eric Stewart returned home for good. He sent his resume out to almost 70 employers. “I think I was only called in for two…
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.
Jim Vaughn, a franchise owner with National Property Inspections, spent a few minutes chatting with FBR about the NPI brand, his future goals, and how he turned a layoff during the recession into an opportunity to own his own business.
Although you are given the blue print to a successful business when you purchase a proven franchise, there are many things franchisees learn only after opening their doors. Get ahead of the curve by heeding the following advice from successful franchisees.
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services is pleased to announce the addition of Gerry Henley to our
corporate family as Executive Vice President.
Rather than just admiring how efficiently a restaurant owner directs his team or simply standing back and admiring how incredible your carpets look after being professionally cleaned, do you tend to take the entrepreneurial view of “This is something I could do for a living” regarding these experiences?
We spoke with Steve Kidwell, one of Qualicare’s newest franchisees to learn more about his background, goals, and experience going through the franchisee training process.
Multi-unit franchise development deals entail an array of unique issues and challenges. Before signing on the dotted line to secure one, it is essential to ask these key questions.
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…