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How Lawn Care Franchises Will Boom in 2021

When COVID-19 first began to take an economic impact on the country, people were forced to re-evaluate their buying decisions. While for some, lawn care maintenance might seem like an easy luxury to cut out, but for others, it is more of a critical need than you may think. For the elderly, disabled, or those recovering from injury or illness, mowing a property isn’t a physically feasible option. For large commercial properties, or those who lack the equipment or expertise, mowing a lawn can be a daunting task without knowledgeable help. As the spring season approaches, lawn care franchises will be a hot business in high demand.
March 04, 2021

Why Do Franchisors Use The Loan Office to Service Loans

Maybe you are financing equipment or assistance on the renewal fee to your franchisees. Or maybe you are choosing to defer the initial membership fee, provide financing on the territory fee, finance fixtures, signage, technology, etc... That is where our software comes in. Whether you service a handful or hundreds of loans, The Loan Office™ automates and streamlines your entire portfolio.
March 02, 2021

Why Franchise Consulting Franchises Are Taking Off In 2021

When COVID-19 first hit in Spring 2020, it took time for franchises to retool and adjust to the pandemic’s economic challenges. Once businesses understood the changes in spending habits, supply and demand, they were able to see opportunity. And many of them realized that opportunity with the help of franchise consultants.
February 26, 2021

2020 Bonnie LeVine Award Winner

The 2020 Bonnie LeVine award recipient is Shannon Wilburn, CEO & Co-Founder, Just Between Friends.
February 21, 2021
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