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Posts from March, 2018

  • Support Sells: How to Improve Franchise Recruitment Many aspiring entrepreneurs turn to franchising because they like the idea of owning their own business, but they don’t want to go it alone. As they research different concepts , they pay special attention to franchisors’ support systems. While you’ll naturally want to talk ... Continue Reading
  • Emerging Franchisors’ Guide to Barriers to Entry: Proprietary Methods and Systems (Part I) An excellent concept is a double-edged sword. On one hand, your unique product or service will gain attention and market share. On the other hand, it will catch the eye of competitors, and copycats will quickly appear and try to profit from your idea. In order to maintain a ... Continue Reading
  • The Story Behind Play It Again Sports The Story Behind Play It Again Sports While the majority of sporting goods retailers struggle in a highly competitive environment – both on and offline – Play It Again Sports® has continued to thrive by remaining true to its major point of difference, which began 30 years ... Continue Reading
  • What Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Know About Franchising Entrepreneurs are risk-takers and profit-seekers, always looking for the next opportunity to grow their business empires and their personal net worth. Modern entrepreneurs know that opportunity comes in many forms, and franchises are a great way to take your business concept ... Continue Reading
  • How to Develop a Strong Franchisor-Supplier Relationship Good franchisor-supplier relationships make for smoother and more efficient operations, more satisfied franchisees and, often, an edge on competitors. However, many new franchisors make the mistake of treating suppliers like they’re a distant vendor instead of a partner. ... Continue Reading