June 2022 Issue

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June 2022 Articles


Lapels Cleaners: Benefiting Community Lives

For over 20 years, Lapels Cleaners has continued to build a greener future for communities by embrac- ing ecologically sustainable practices. In addition to the environmental benefits, Lapels supports and encourages each location to participate in community initiatives. By Elice Morgenson


Hofbräuhaus of America: A Passion for Bavarian and German Heritage Brings Success

Brian Windschitl, COO of Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, has brought his talent and passion for the hospitality industry to the Hofbräuhaus of America franchise. Windschitl has been overseeing the Buffalo, New York, location for the last two years, successfully navigating the challenges of COVID-19. By Cindy Charette


Floor Coverings International: Disrupting the Flooring Industry

Since 1989, Floor Coverings International® has maintained its title as the Number One flooring franchise in North America. The manufacturer-direct flooring installation company has seen an uptick in franchise sales and an increased demand from customers who are grappling with the current home shortage. By Brianna Bohn


Calling All Food Lovers

Owning a business in the food-and-beverage sector is not always easy, but it can be rewarding and a great way to become a part of your community. Wine bars, brew pubs, cafés, coffee shops, juice bars, pizzerias, sandwich hot spots, bakeries, and restaurants alike can attract a crowd from in town and draw from the greater surrounding area too. By Dawn Abbamondi


Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe: A Strong Model for Success

Building a food-based business can be particularly difficult. Providing consistently fresh meals and creating an exceptional customer experience must always be balanced with often-complicated tasks, such as ordering materials, minimizing waste, and ensuring that your team is following best practices around food safety. By Tamara Rahoumi


Dae Gee Korean BBQ: An Immersive Korean Dining Experience for Foodies

There is no question that Korean pop culture has had a rising influence on U.S. consumers. From boy bands like K-pop sensation BTS, to television series, including Netflix’s “Squid Game,” Korean media has recently captured the mainstream American imagination and helped supercharge the popularity of Korean cuisine in the current restaurant industry. By Tamara Rahoumi


Maple Bear USA: Teaching Through Bilingual Education

Maple Bear Global Schools was founded 17 years ago with the desire to deliver quality Canadian education to students around the world. Since then, entrepreneurs committed to making a difference in their communities have found great success with the international education brand. By  Nancy E. Williams


ZOR411: A Guiding Light For Franchise Growth and Development

ZOR411, a boutique franchise advisory firm, is known for its personalized and vested approach to building brands. Founded in 2019, ZOR411 works closely with franchise partners to achieve their goals while staying true to its mission to “Love, Learn, and Live Your Business.” By  Brianna Bohn



PayMore Stores: Tapping Into a Hot Market

This year has brought fast growth for PayMore Stores, the industry leader in the new and used electronics market. The East Coast retailer is expanding across the country with recent deals inked in Wisconsin and Austin, Texas, and unit expansion in New York and North Carolina. By  Nancy E. Williams


Junk Junk Baby: Clearing the Way for Business Success

“What do we do with all of this stuff?” That question is on the back of so many of our minds, and Eric Myers, founder of Junk Junk Baby, presents the answer. The residential and commercial junk-removal brand provides reliable service with a compassionate edge, conscious of the delicate nature of each job. By  Elice Morgenson


FranServe, Inc.: Flexibility and Freedom With Franchise Consulting

With Father’s Day around the corner on June 19, FranServe, Inc. interviewed three of its many successful franchise consultants who are also fathers. They shared how their franchise consulting businesses have allowed more time with their families and other ventures. By  Cindy Charette


International Franchise Association: Celebrating Pride Month & Juneteenth

June is a big month of celebrations here at the International Franchise Association Foundation. Our Pride Council and Black Franchise Leadership Council (BFLC) are celebrating Pride Month and Juneteenth respectively, and we are taking this time to reflect on our progress and what’s to come. By  Rikki Amos


Shop Talk

American Business Credit: Alternative Funding in a Changed World

In the past two years, the world has changed in ways it never has before. COVID-19 changed many perceptions of what work and life balance should be. Many people have realized that they are tired of being a “hamster on a wheel,” working for a large corporation or a private company. By  Chris Fuller


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