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How the ACA/Obamacare Affects Franchising

One of the more significant issues facing today’s franchise owner are the requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For owners with multiple locations, particularly in the restaurant and automotive industries, the concept and calculation of “Full Time Equivalent” (FTE) employees can significantly impact the profitability of the business. Failure to understand and prepare for the mandate could be...

Essential Resources for Franchise Financing

Understanding Your Franchise Financing Options Once you’ve found the right business for you and you’re ready to move forward with financing a franchise, it’s time to return to the funding options introduced to you in your pre-qualification summary. Take a minute to review these popular franchise-funding methods, and learn more about optimizing your buying power. For those looking for debt-free financing,...

Franchising 101 Event Coming Up March 6th : The Franchise Solutions Blog

By Kerry Crocco | February 18, 2014 Do you find yourself in one of these positions?There is a one-day event coming up that may help you in your situation. The seminar is called Franchising 101, and it’s sponsored by the New England Franchise Association (NEFA). You can learn everything you need to know about buying, financing and managing a franchise.Franchising 101...

The Best Franchises For Franchising Newbies

Getting into franchising for the first time is exciting. There are many new experiences and challenges, and lots of new things to learn. With so many moving parts, there are also many chances to make mistakes, and while some mistakes will be learning experiences, others could potentially cause a franchise to fail. Brand new franchisees would be wise to consider...

AtWork Group Named a 2019 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review | AtWork

AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise, was recently named a top franchise for 2019 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 14th annual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities as determined by Franchise Business Review. The full list is available at https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top-franchises/. AtWork was among 310 franchise brands, representing over 30,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business...

Vehicle Advertising Wraps for a Franchise’s Brand

Franchise Branding and Vehicle Wraps Franchisers have a unique challenge when purchasing vehicle wraps. A franchise organization has a brand to protect, and this means not only crafting extensive brand standards but ensuring they are followed. Ultimately, this leaves franchisees with two options: buy a vehicle which has a pre-built and branded design already created, or work with a vehicle...

Review: ‘Bumblebee’ transforms the franchise

I am the only person I know who actually liked the Michael Bay directed Transformers movies. So much so, that its become a running gag amongst my friends. I have seen every Transformers movie multiple times and can name numerous Transformers. I’m not quite sure what it is, but Transformers has been one of those things I still love...

Raiders can remake franchise in 2019 NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders were a mess this season. It wasn’t supposed to be that way only a year ago. Last January, the Raiders hired Jon Gruden to a 10-year, $100 million deal, turning the NFL on its proverbial ear. After trading away Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper before going 4-12, the Raiders are now picking fourth-overall in April’s draft. They...

The Definitive Guide to Franchise Research

Attention Franchise Buyers!If you want to make sure you’re buying a franchise you can make excellent money owning, that offers an outstanding opportunity to build equity so you can sell your business at a tidy profit, and provides the type of financial security you’ve always dreamed of having-you need to do great research.But if you’ve never done it before,...

Country Music Superstar Tim McGraw Launches Fitness Club Franchise

Tim McGraw performs on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. November 17, 2017Charles Sykes/Invision/AP He’s a Grammy-winner and one of the biggest touring country artists over the past two decades. He's also a highly regarded actor, and for years has been well-known for his dedication to working out and staying in shape. Tim McGraw...