FranBlog

FranBlog

By and For the Franchise Community

Our FranBlog includes the best of franchise success stories from around the world. These personal accounts help you learn directly from the collective experiences of IFA’s franchise community.     

Choose from a list of topics and read personal stories of challenge and success.  Pick up helpful tips on franchising.  Get marketing ideas for small business.  Explore and discover the franchise community from within the franchise community.

Franchisee Friday - Sport Clips

Our Franchisee Friday is Debra Sawyer, multi-unit owner of Sport Clips in Virginia and Florida.
October 11, 2019
Franchise Opportunities

Coworking: A Safe Bet in Uncertain Times

While economists continuously debate the actual number, there have been as many as 47 economic recessions in the United States’ history. While the consensus amongst economists is that these occurrences are cyclical, every recession is different and is caused by a variety of factors and forces including dependence on agriculture, trade, housing and banking industries, among others. Our most recent economic downturn, what many now refer to as the “Great Recession,” originated as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis leading to the collapse of the “housing bubble.” Today, nearly 13 years later, global economists are predicting yet another recession to hit in the next year or two, due to the protracted trade war with China.
October 08, 2019
Franchise Opportunities

GROWING PAINS: 3 PROBLEMS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS FOR FRANCHISORS

Multiple procedures, business models, branding, and services are just a few obstacles in selling new franchises. From finding the prospective buyer to closing the deal, we’ve identified three of the most common issues franchisors face and provided solutions to helping you solve those issues.
October 03, 2019
Franchise Opportunities

Jani-King; 50 Years as The King of Clean

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, Jani-King stays true to its winning concept that has kept the company and its franchisees at the top of the commercial cleaning industry.  “It’s always been about our franchise owners having the pride to produce results through their performance,” said Jerry Crawford, CEO and President of Jani-King International.  “There is no better service than that which is provided by someone with a vested interest.  It’s this commitment to customer satisfaction that sets Jani-King apart from conventional cleaning companies.”
September 19, 2019
Franchise Opportunities

Franchisee Friday - Sport Clips

E.J. Gozur was introduced to Sport Clips by his father, and is now the owner of 21 locations. He uses his love of franchising to support his family, and is our #FranchiseeFriday!
August 09, 2019
Franchise Opportunities