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Developing Your Franchise in the New Year
Technology, millennials and new plans might lead to new franchisees for your business.   By Gary Findley   The IFA’s Franchise Business... Read more
Selling Your Franchise? Read This
Five factors to consider when pondering the sale of a franchise unit or units.   By Todd Recknagel   If you’re a single-unit or multi-unit... Read more
Finding Your Dream Supplier
A successful business depends in part on selecting the best cast of cohorts for your brand.   By Jerod Evanich   It takes a village to run... Read more
Staying True to Your Mission as You Grow
How to maintain brand heritage, choose partners and investors wisely, and why sometimes you must walk away from a check.   By Scott... Read more
Trends in Food and Fitness Franchising
Exploring franchise development insights in the fast-growing fitness versus restaurant industries.   By Matthew Stanton   The fitness... Read more
Leaping Outside the Box
Maintain relevance by adjusting to an ever-changing market.   By Chris Adkins   Customers today expect more from retailers than ever before... Read more
I Remember MAMA, Do You?
Letting go of your ego, timeouts, printing time and other secrets of the master franchise operator.   By Jerry Akers   No single factor is... Read more
Avoiding the Sinkholes
Sage advice for potential franchisees considering multi-unit expansion.   By Adam Saxton   As more companies look to franchising to grow... Read more
Taking the Elevator to the Top
How to learn and lead after rising from within.   By Andy Pittman   Franchising is like a bike. It works, if you let it.   Any parent who’s... Read more
Turning the Tables on Tradition
Non-traditional development goals are critical to your brand’s success.   By Greg Delks   The world is a noisy place, especially as it... Read more