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
By Miriam L. Brewer, CFE CruiseOne Franchise Owner Ralph Santisteban CruiseOne is a home-based travel franchise that is committed to being “Rich in Diversity” and it empowers all owners, agents and employees to reach their highest potential by leveraging their broad range of talent,
Clearing potential stumbling blocks to business ownership in this rapidly growing demographic sector. By Marlén Cortez Morris By sheer numbers alone, Latinos are in a solid position to influence the way companies do business in the United States for years to come. The Latino
As the business landscape becomes more global, increasing diversity and inclusion quotient can help turn shifting demographics into new opportunities. By Earsa Jackson, CFE What’s your company’s largest asset? Is it your proprietary products? Property? Client base? According to diversity and inclusion expert, Dr.
Rapid demographic change and population growth are compelling franchise organizations to view diversity and inclusion as a way of life. By Grant Benson, CFE Diversity and inclusion are timely topics in franchising, and certainly within the foodservice industry, which is one of the most
Failure to consider the impact of legal and regulatory issues in granting international franchises could lead to various problems, incuding program failure. By Carl Zwisler, CFE A franchisor is only as successful as the individual. What does it take to succeed in international franchising?
Are your target countries ready for foreign concepts? New survey says “Yes!” By Edith Wiseman and Peter Schwarzer Franchising has been growing worldwide. Global markets are receptive to the business model. Even more impressively, entrepreneurs worldwide are ready to start a franchise business, regardless
International franchisors can overcome the challenges of bringing brands to the U.S. with help of established, experienced professionals. By Michael Seid, CFE Franchisors looking for growth through international expansion are faced with having to choose where to put their resources — financial, human and