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Rest in peace Little Caesar: Mike Ilitch

February 20, 2017 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Mike Ilitch showed us all how a little bit of money and an idea – in spite of education and social standing — could be turned into a multi-million dollar international franchise business. Ilitch died last week in his hometown of Detroit. He was 87 and the founder of Little... View Article

Part III: Taking the Fear Out of Franchising

September 6, 2016 1:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A franchisor says to a prospective franchisee, “In return for your upfront franchise fee, your commitment to follow our business systems, and agreement to pay a monthly royalty fee as well as contribute to our national advertising fund, we’ll teach you how to operate and implement our systems, and provide... View Article Franchise Opportunities for Veterans

Military Veterans: 650 Franchise Brands Want You!

May 27, 2016 2:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just in time for Memorial Day, here’s an update about VetFran, which helps military veterans and their families find employment and business ownership in franchising. The Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran) has helped more than 6,500 veterans become franchise owners since 2011, and more than 230,000 veterans and military spouses... View Article

“Is franchising successful?” You’re asking the WRONG question!

May 23, 2016 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Any time you ask for information about franchising in general, you’re asking the wrong question. Instead, ask for specific information. For example: “Are Subway franchises successful?” That question is easy to answer statistically, and factually. Here’s why:   “Is franchising successful?” It’s one of the first questions people ask when... View Article

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