Getting your face, facts and figures in front of the media in order to sell franchises and drive traffic to your franchisees’ units was one of the topics discussed at the West Coast Franchise Expo in October.
Monterrey is as different from Mexico City as New York City is from L.A. Graffiti, which was a constant embellishment in the country’s capital was in short supply in the more modern Monterrey, that aligns itself more with Texas than Mexico.
Two winners in Franchise Times' Dealmakers project last year--Irv Zuckerman of PizzaRev and Doug Koch of QK Inc.--have now teamed up to do business together.
Trademarks go far beyond logos and taglines--you can protect sights, sounds, textures and more, according to Corby Anderson, Nexsen Pruet, who spoke at the ABA's Forum on Franchising.
It was like that line from a move, "Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy ride." One trade mission participant found himself not only tossed around in the sky, but diverted to another airport all together.
Mexico City was the first stop on the Franchise Times, IFA and U.S. Commercial Service trade mission to Mexico in October. Here's advice franchisors received from the experts.
Here’s a wrap-up in pictures of the West Coast Franchise Expo held at the Anaheim Convention Center October 23-25. The unseasonably high temps—one day was rumored to hit 90-degrees—made franchise sales people happy to be inside a windowless sales floor. Hey, but at least there was air conditioning and people to talk with.
GE Capital, Franchise Finance, has publicly announced the formation of a new group named New Relationship Development.
Franchise Times is seeking nominations through Nov. 20 for our annual "20 to Watch" feature, presenting 20 notable people, companies and trends in franchising that will make news in 2015.
If you’re ever called as a witness in a franchise lawsuit, be prepared for an intense experience, according to two attorneys who litigate for a living.
Dr. Amy Cuddy's research shows striking such a "pride pose" before a high-stakes event actually increases testosterone in your bloodstream and lowers cortisone.
An experienced group of franchise lenders has brought their SBA lending platform to Paragon Bank, a regional bank that will now serve franchise borrowers nationwide.
They're calling it Cincinnati's "Shark Tank," a version of the popular TV show in which aspiring entrepreneurs vie for investors, but the Franchise Funding Group is all about franchising.
One of the benefits of attending franchise trade missions, such as the one to Mexico October 6-10, is the country briefings by experts.
Franchise Trade Missions have always been dominated by men, so perhaps it’s a bit ironic that the latest mission heading to macho Mexico is sporting a record number of women development officers.
They call Rita Goldberg the "British bulldog" for a reason: She persisted for three years to convince L.A. Fitness to allowed her Florida-based British Swim School back into their clubs.
Glenn Cybulski loves to feed family and friends, but the founder of Persona Neapolitan Pizza has his limits, he told Franchise Times
The Ice Bucket Challenge, to fund research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is technically over, but the disease is not.
Aziz Hashim and his wife, Farahnaz, are trying to bolster franchising education by endowing a faculty position in franchise entrepreneurship at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
The final push starts Monday, Sept. 22, in a month-long fundraising campaign organized by Chronic Tacos, to benefit No Kid Hungry.