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Should You Franchise Your Business?

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The main goal of an entrepreneur is a successful business that makes money. It’s always good when a company is successful. After all, who doesn’t like making money? However, with success often comes tough decisions. What is your next step? How do you increase your revenue? Is franchising a good idea? Franchising is not… Read More »


Glory Days Grill Franchise Expands in Florida

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Florida is home to many business opportunities. Florida has many residents and tourists, and people love to eat, so many restaurants thrive in the Sunshine State. One that has recently expanded is Glory Days Grill. The sports-themed restaurant recently opened its 10th location in the state. The first Florida location opened in New Tampa… Read More »


Woof Gang Bakery to Expand Throughout Florida, Other States in 2019

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Let’s face it—many of us consider our pets as our family. Everywhere we go, we see people and their dogs in cars, in grocery stores, in parks and everywhere in between. Pets tend to dominate our lives and as such, they have become a huge part of the retail industry. While most everyone is… Read More »


Coffee Shop Fixpresso to Offer Franchising Soon

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Coffee shops are all the rage. You may see a Starbucks on every corner in your neighborhood, but the coffee giant is not the only player around. A new type of coffee shop called Fixpresso is now making its way through Florida. A new store recently opened in Coral Gables, and it’s already garnering… Read More »


British Swim School Expands, Adds New Florida Location

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Drowning is one of the leading causes of death, causing 360,000 deaths in 2015. Given this, knowing how to swim is an important survival skill. Many parents enroll their babies in swim lessons so they can learn essential skills at a young age. Despite being close to the ocean, Florida is lacking in swim… Read More »


The Sheik Sandwiches Expands Franchise

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Franchises are always looking for ways to expand their services and offerings to nearby locations. Fast food restaurants are typically easy to expand, since they require little space and already have proven processes and a solid customer base in place. The Sheik Sandwiches, a popular sandwich shop in Florida, recently expanded. It opened its… Read More »


Fast Food Restaurants Looking to Add Franchises in Florida

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If you travel across the United States, you may see some familiar restaurants, such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell or Round Table. These are called franchises. All of these restaurants are operated the same way, but each has a different owner. If you’re a Florida resident interested in having your own business, but aren’t interested… Read More »


Costs and Responsibilities of Owning a Franchise

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On first glance, owning a franchise may seem like a fun and exciting investment. After all, who wouldn’t want to own a McDonald’s or Baskin-Robbins? Brand name recognition alone will draw customers to your restaurant, bringing in huge revenues—and hopefully profits. While this may seem like an easily attainable goal, a franchise is more… Read More »


Franchises applaud Labor’s rollback of ‘joint employer’ guidance

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Paul Brinkmann, Contact Reporter Orlando Sentinel   Franchise companies, including many restaurants in the Orlando area, are applauding a move by the Trump Administration’s Department of Labor on Wednesday that could reduce lawsuits against franchisors. It could also mean less money for employees or customers who sue franchise businesses. Franchise companies, such as McDonald’s… Read More »

Alternatives to Franchising Your Business

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Since franchising your business is an expensive undertaking, you should consider other means of expanding your business. We will very briefly look at 5 of the various business expansion vehicles as compared to franchising: 1. Company-owned expansion Advantages: Branch offices with control over all aspects of the business. Disadvantages: Heavy capital outlay, management/employee issues,… Read More »

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