Category Archives: top franchises

Get information on some of the top franchises you should know about when exploring franchise ownership at the Blog. Information to help you at all stages of franchise research.

What is the Franchise 500 and which clients made the list?

Entrepreneur Magazine, the industry’s premier magazine about all things to do with small business, ranks franchise systems each year based on financial and statistical data and surveys collected from more than 1,000 franchisors. All of which is analyzed by an independent certified public accountant. These rankings are provided as a research tool which prospective business… Read More »

Top 10 Franchises for Veterans on

To show appreciation for the years of service soldiers have dedicated to keeping our country safe and to help with the transition to civilian life, many franchise concepts offer discounts and special offers to veterans. The opportunity to become a franchise owner is a natural fit for service men and women because of the special… Read More »

Sport Clips to Open – Reaches 50th State Milestone

This month marks a significant milestone for client, Sport Clips. They are opening in their 50th state. Although Sport Clips has more than 1,400 locations, the most recent grand opening is the first Sport Clips to open in Maine. And, the proud owner is Dennis Guerrette, a former corporate finance executive turned Sport Clips… Read More »

BrightStar Care Named Best Franchise in Country

Congratulations to client, BrightStar Care! BrightStar was named Best Franchise in America, out of 3,000, by Forbes Magazine. FRANdata, a franchise research company, collected data and analyzed the companies based on: Success of current franchise owners Support offered from the franchisor Demand for the franchise brand Franchise growth/expansion “This award is a result of… Read More »

Franchising Systems Sells More than 1,000 Franchises!

For an economy that is still struggling to bounce back from the recession, Strategic Franchising Systems reached quite a milestone; they recently sold their 1,000th franchise! Plus some! The company encompasses six brands including Caring Transitions, Fresh Coat Painters, Home Helpers, Direct Link, The Growth Coach and TruBlue Total House Care. Emma Dickinson, president of… Read More »

Fun With Fro Yo frozen yogurt

With bathing suit season upon us, many people are watching what they eat. But who wants to deprive themselves of the all-time, after-the-beach favorite? Ice cream – that tasty, creamy, frozen treat! I have been finding it hard keeping up with my family’s appetite for ice cream this summer AND keeping my bathing suit from… Read More »