August 2022 Issue

August 2022 Issue2022-08-01T09:03:36-04:00

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August 2022 Articles


L.A. Bikini: A Passion for Beauty Leads to a Booming Business

Having a clear vision for what you’re most passionate about will always fuel your pursuit of that passion. This stands true for Michele Sottosanti. She always knew that she had a certain fondness for the beauty industry and worked several years as a regional and district manager for hair and beauty companies. By Jennifer Callender


Mosquito Mary’s: An Affordable Opportunity With Limitless Potential

Mosquito Mary’s is a mosquito-, tick- and flea-control business that puts its clients’ families, their pets and the environment first. The franchise’s signature blend of essential oils and plant extracts is designed to eliminate bugs on contact and repel them where they breed. By Kelsi Trinidad



Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe: Fast-casual Mediterranean With a Tech-backed System

Running any business comes with its challenges, but those in the food space present a unique set of obstacles for business owners, with one of the most prevalent being food waste. According to the Green Restaurant Association, a single restaurant in the U.S. can produce approximately 50,000 pounds of food waste per year. By Tamara Rahoumi


Caring Senior Service: The Only Tablet-based Business Model in Home Care

As a top-rated provider of non-medical home care for seniors, Caring Senior Service continues its commitment to client care and franchisee satisfaction. Unlike other home-care franchises that have upward of six forms of business-management software, Caring Senior Service uses one, and it’s a game-changer. By Brianna Bohn


1Heart Caregiver Services: A Concept that Generates Success

For over seven years, franchisees have found success doing what they love, simply by following 1Heart Caregiver Services’ model. With its five-day 1Heart Business Academy and continuous training and business coaching provided, the in-home care agency helps franchisees enter into an industry with significant income potential. By Brianna Bohn


International Franchise Association: Pride Council Aids Inclusion and Understanding

Each June, we celebrate Pride Month to show support for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. This year the Pride Council, created in 2019 by the International Franchise Association Foundation, hosted a webinar discussing how different franchises approach their Pride Month. By Rikki Amos


TheOfficeSquad: Running Your New Business on Autopilot

For U.S. Air Force veteran and military spouse Dida Clifton, the skills she gained in the military and her aptitude for running a trustworthy and efficient office are one and the same. For six years, Clifton worked behind a desk answering phones, scheduling training hours and getting her squadron’s F-15 pilots out the door on time. By Kelsi Trinidad


Home Helpers® Home Care: An Essential Business Changing Lives Across America

A renowned essential business, Home Helpers® Home Care helps aging individuals live in their homes as long and as safely as possible. Unlike other concepts that are feeling the effects of the current state of the economy and the pandemic, Home Helpers Home Care continues to present a franchise opportunity with promising potential. By Cindy Charette


Junk Junk Baby: Compassion and a Tried-and-True Business

After 15 years in insurance sales, Eric Myers was growing tired of his corporate job and knew it was time to rethink his future. With three months’ salary saved up and a pickup truck, he set off to find a more fulfilling career in his community. It started with one request to help haul away junk, and Myers was hooked. By Kelsi Trinidad


Ace Handyman Services: High Demand Meets High-Quality Service

When exploring low-cost franchises with unlimited potential, Ace Handyman Services tops the to-do list. Colette Bell, vice president of franchise development for the Colorado-based, home-repair and maintenance franchise, said a shift from the “Do It Yourself” to the “Do It For Me’’ consumer is propelling the franchise forward. By Patty Horansky


Shop Talk

Legal: What Business Are You In?

Seems like a simple enough question. However, I think many franchisors forget they are in two businesses. One is the underlying subject-matter expert on the service provided to consumers, such as a restaurant, gym, roofing, and so on. But the second, and increasingly more important as your system grows, is the business of franchising. By Tom Spadea


American Business Credit: Why an Unsecured Loan Might Be Right for You

Unsecured loans allow you to borrow money and use the funds for almost any purpose. The funds can be used to start a business, purchase a franchise, consolidate debt or provide working capital for your existing business or franchise.. By Chris Fuller


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