Category: Why Buy a Franchise?
While the glittering store window displays may be a delight for the senses, and it’s easy to get wrapped up in the beauty and wonder of the season, sometimes what our hearts long for most can’t be found on a store shelf. In this season of giving and reflection, there are often reminders that true [...]
“My name is Chuck Mancuso, and I’ve been with Vendstar for a little over 2 years. I started out with Vendstar just thinkingit would supplement my income, and before you know it, month after month, it just took off. Now I’m up to 200 machines. To run the Vendstar business you don’t need a truck, [...]
Here are some selected articles from our Franchise 101 series. These articles are aimed at those potential entrepreneurs who are unfamiliar with franchising and would like to learn more. What is a franchise? How do you buy a franchise? What is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)? How much does it cost to buy a franchise? [...]
I’ve been looking into expanding my small lawn care business by buying a franchise. I’ve seen TruGreen and Scotts Lawn care throughout my service area so I’m sure this territory is closed for those opportunities. I’ve heard a few good things about Lawn Doctor and that they may provide more environmentally friendly options for their [...]
An interesting article from CNNÂ on so-called “older workers” losing their jobs due toÂ economicÂ duressÂ and consequent corporate downsizing. According to the piece, these workers are often senior level and find themselves overqualified for positions available in the job market, following an involuntary layoff. It’s pretty surprising that the author didn’t mention franchising as a potential career path [...]
Much ado has been made about the housing marketâ€™s state of disarray and the role of subprime mortgages in creating the issues plaguing Americaâ€™s economy. Naturally, as is the case anytime people lose significant sums of money, fingers are being pointed. The Federal Reserve, Wall Street, mortgage brokers, and home-buyers are among those drawing the [...]