Take control of the currency risks associated with growing your franchise across borders. By Matthew Lewis You have worked hard to build the brand of your franchise and have reached the point where your business has expanded beyond U.S. borders to go global. You
Popular IFA Educational Foundation pilot program to inspire young entrepreneurs to franchise future gains place on annual convention schedule. By Jennifer Kushell During the International Franchise Association’s annual convention this year, there was a palpable buzz in the air. Fresh faces wandered the halls,
Franchise restaurant chains are racing to develop business in this Southeast Asian nation as its national wealth increases and some nations begin dropping economic sanctions. By Albert Kong, CFE Having been to Myanmar three times over the last three years, and having met with
Franchises must prepare for digital crises to protect not only customers but their most valuable asset, the brand. By Michael Fox When Information Security magazine dubbed 2014 “The Year of the Data Breach,” the grand total of people surprised by this “award” was: zero.
Few business solutions can have as immediate an impact as the use of LED lighting that is customizable, saves money and reduces a company’s environmental footprint. By Marcel Fairbairn As franchisors look to save money, many are finding some new spins on the 140
Franchisees should have a sound understanding of their financial positions and match funding with long-term plans. By Shawn Dan, CFE When someone buys a franchise for its proven brand value, business format and operational expertise, a marketing automation platform is often part of the
Hiring veterans adds experience, flexibility and workplace diversity to franchise businesses, while strengthening a sense of camaraderie. By Tim Courtney, CFE Franchisors with a diverse ownership are likely to own a larger consumer market share in their industry and be more successful. CruiseOne believes
Moni Singh’s training as an engineer has been vital in her quest to ensure the feasibility of her STEM franchise concept. By Miriam L. Brewer, CFE Growing up, Moni experienced opportunities that changed her life. She was born in a community where girls and education