Category Archives: buying a franchise

JDog Helped Put my Veteran Family to Work

When my son left the Army and started looking for work as a civilian, there were not a lot of open positions for a “combat infantry man”. He struggled to find people willing to hire him without a degree or experience in a specific field. When we asked my son, Casey, if he could choose… Read More »

Welcome to Franchise Solutions

Happy summer! Yesterday, marked the official first full day of summer and with that comes BBQs, vacations, swimming and fun in the sun. If you find yourself lounging on a beach chair, surf the web and check out some of our newest clients this week who have chosen to advertise on the Franchise Solutions web… Read More »

National Cheesesteak Day is Thursday, March 24th

National Cheesesteak day began on Thursday, March 24, 1994 when four high school students decided to celebrate their upcoming graduation by sharing cheesesteaks at a local Philadelphia restaurant known as Stoxy’s. The Legendary Cheesesteak Sandwich The cheesesteak sandwich was invented by Pat Olivieri, a South Philadelphia hot dog vendor, when one day in 1930 he… Read More »

Apricot Lane Looking for Entrepreneurs to Help Make the World a Better Place

Spreading a sense of style isn’t the only purpose this women’s clothing franchise serves. At the core, this boutique offers people with a passion for fashion and an entrepreneurial spirit the opportunity to become a business owner. BUT, you can also make a difference. It is a boutique which serves a greater good and is… Read More »

Join Franchise Solutions in Houston for the 10th Annual Franchise Expo South

Franchise Solutions, the franchising industry’s foremost online lead portal, will be among the exhibiting companies at the 10th Annual Franchise Expo South (FES), at the NRG Center, in Houston, TX on February 11-13, 2016. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association (IFA), the FES is the South’s premier franchising event, showcasing franchise-related companies and hundreds of… Read More »

Franchise Solutions: From Text Books to Barbecue

For 25 years, Lee Waskom operated a textbook business which serviced university campuses in northern Louisiana. He also owned a 3,000 square-foot shopping center, with space for three tenants. He had one tenant leaving and one space vacant. As a franchise owner for another concept, Lee decided he would try his hand at another franchise… Read More »

In Franchising for the Long Run – Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership

While driving down the road, have you noticed there are more of the same franchises popping up in surrounding areas? Perhaps you’ve seen three Dunkin Donuts within a 10 mile radius. These are likely to be owned by a multi-unit franchisee. What is Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership? A multi-unit franchise involves a franchise agreement which provides… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Franchise

Ah, the life cycle of a career; it is interesting to see the various paths people take. The bright-eyed graduate: Entering the world of employment The professionally growing employee: Harnessing and developing skills and maybe burning the midnight oil The relocated employee: Trying something new and in a different environment The downsized, unemployed or employee… Read More »