2022 is forecasted to be a good year for the franchising industry. Growth in home services, restaurants, and hospitality are predicted, in addition to many opportunities in other business sectors. By Dawn Abbamondi
Even though I cut my teeth in franchising at a huge company, my “Fan Girl” love of franchising is in emerging brands; those who are just starting up because they are quite literally emerging into something better and bigger, with you as a new owner in their brand! By Dawn Abbamondi
The IFA Foundation’s Diversity Institute launched the Franchising Pride Council in 2019 to offer support to franchise professionals in the LGBTQ+ community. Through mentorship, networking, and events, the Council seeks to encourage more LGBTQ+ business owners around the country. By Rose Mango
It’s been a full year since the global pandemic altered the way the world works – social distancing, Plexiglass partitions and Zoom meetings now seem to be a “normal” part of life, affecting all aspects of both our personal and professional existence. By Jessica Jones
As Certified Franchise Consultants we listen and observe first, then plan. We work with individuals all over this great planet to become entrepreneurs through franchise ownership. Every Individual with whom we consult has different environments, backgrounds, lifestyle preferences, and investment levels. Therefore, it’s critical to listen more, speak less and plan accordingly. By Don Clayton
We hear it all the time: “Veterans are the best candidates for becoming a franchise owner because of the leadership, team work, understanding chain of command, motivation, ability to overcome adversity, and many other skills learned in the military.” By Jon P. Skroder
Kamran Kurani saw his parents build many thriving businesses with several major restaurant brands, to achieve the American Dream. And they did all of it through franchising.