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  • What's the Future of Franchise Development for Emerging Franchisors? For decades, the best franchise development strategy has been a solid franchise model with a strong return on investment and healthy unit-level economics. That will remain steadfast in the future, too, as it’s a surefire recipe for success for franchisors. However, today, ... Continue Reading
  • What's the Right Growth Model for Emerging Franchise Brands? Emerging franchisors naturally want to quickly enter as many markets as possible. Brands with a strong proof of concept can more quickly and successfully use franchising as a vehicle for growth. But, when they consider how they will award franchise agreements, they have to ... Continue Reading
  • 6 Key Considerations Before Rebranding Your Franchise Concept The reasons for rebranding a franchise concept can vary. The concept may have outgrown its original mission or vision. Perhaps the brand image has become outdated or the company may be going after a new type of customer. There’s a lot of thought that needs to go into ... Continue Reading
  • What are the Key Sources of Disruption in Franchising? Since we live in the digital age, it’s no surprise most of the disruptors in the franchise industry today are tied to technology. Franchisors need to decide how to meet the challenges caused by disruptors. If you embrace the innovation, you can turn the disruption into ... Continue Reading

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  • Ben's Soft Pretzels® Forms Advisory Board GOSHEN, IN – Ben’s Soft Pretzels has formed a new Advisory Board, leveraging the knowledge and experience of Winmark Franchise Partners and Faegre Baker Daniels law firm. The Advisory Board is tasked with assisting the Goshen, Indiana-based soft pretzel franchise with ... Continue Reading
  • Winmark® Leverages 30 Years of Experience in Franchising, Launches Winmark Franchise Partners™ MEDIA CONTACT: Mandi Gualtieri, Fishman PR, 847-945-1300 or FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Winmark® Leverages 30 Years of Experience in Franchising, Launches Winmark Franchise Partners™ New Venture from Winmark Corporation Offers Independent Businesses and ... Continue Reading