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Posts from February, 2018

  • Emerging Franchisors: Keys for Growth (Part II) In Emerging Franchisors: Keys for Growth (Part I) , we explored some of the initial financial challenges franchisors face when they start the growth process. In this article, we will focus on the importance of proof of concept and franchisee validation to ensure brand ... Continue Reading
  • Is Your Financial Performance Representation Helping Sell Franchises? Your franchise disclosure document (FDD) is an opportunity to sell candidates on your system. Unfortunately, many franchisors don’t take full advantage of this opportunity. Including a thorough Item 19, or financial performance representation, helps franchisors connect with ... Continue Reading
  • The Story Behind Style Encore® Having successfully acquired and franchised four brands – Play It Again Sports®, Once Upon A Child®, Music Go Round® and Plato’s Closet® – in 30 years, Winmark Corporation and Winmark Franchise Partners decided to do something a little different for its fifth brand. In 2013, ... Continue Reading