U.S. veterans and retired military personnel are quite often great candidates for franchise business ownership. A retired career military woman or man has unique experience and knowledge that can be a perfect match for franchise brands, whether it is specific technical training that suits a particular industry, leadership experience, or just the maturity that comes with their past 10 or 20 year commitment to the military. By Dawn Abbamondi
Recently, I received emails from excited entrepreneurs who are hesitant and unsure about getting started. Robbie asked if now is the best time to own a franchise, Laurette asked when the best time is to buy a franchise, and Ken asked if he should get a franchise now or wait things out. By Alesia Visconti
This year’s edition of Game Changers affirms that franchising is a robust thoroughfare to business ownership. Franchising has grown substantially because of new opportunities in various categories. Home-based businesses have taken 2020 by storm and don’t show signs of stopping anytime soon.
Robin and Chris Hoy, a PuroClean wife-and-husband team, have been successful franchise owners in their community for the past 10 years. Back in 2010, the Hoys made a decision that it was the right time to transition from their construction business and look into new opportunities to continue to help people during their times of need. By Cindy Charette