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FRANdata Blog: How to Recruit and Retain Workforces

One of FranNet’s most valuable partners is FRANdata, the franchising industry’s leading market researchers who offer intriguing insights and strategic business forecasts. One of their latest projects tackled a persistent problem that isn’t unique to the world of franchising, but one that touches all industries – labor shortages. FRANdata joined forces with the International Franchise [...]

Need Funding? Current Outlook for Financing Your Franchise

To get a better read on the current outlook for financing the purchase of a franchise, it’s helpful to review the findings and takeaways now that all of the major lending institutions have completed their first-quarter earnings reports. Compared to where the country was a year ago, the lending outlook has brightened significantly. However, there [...]

Generation Next: Franchising Skews Toward Millennials

Move over, Boomers, there’s a new generation in town when it comes to interest in franchising. At least according to some very interesting research conducted by Franchise Insights. A leading firm that produces actionable intelligence, Franchise Insights applies the tools of data science to provide an accurate snapshot of entrepreneurship in the U.S. The recent [...]

Check In: The Latest Economic Indicators for North Texas

For those considering the opportunity to launch a business of their own through franchising, it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of our local economic indicators. Following the national trends, including the stock market and inflation, is one thing. But if you’re looking to set up shop in North Texas or Oklahoma, it’s [...]

Upcoming Webinar: Franchising Opportunities for the Next Generation

Mark your calendars and make plans to join FranNet of DFW & Oklahoma this Thursday, May 12 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CDT as we present another action-packed webinar entitled, “Franchising Opportunities for the Next Generation.” This is a free, online event geared toward business ownership for the younger generation, however entrepreneurs of all ages are welcome [...]

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Meet a ‘Mompreneur’: Almagul Bigaliyeva

I’m Cynthia Mora, FranNet Consultant of Houston, Texas. This Mother’s Day, I’m putting the focus on a couple of my clients who embody the “Mompreneur” lifestyle. Almagul Bigaliyeva is a mother and the franchise owner of StretchLab of Kingwood, Texas. Her testimonial is below, sharing what it means to be a daughter, a mother, and [...]

Meet the ‘Mompreneurs’: Danielle Roberts

I’m Cynthia Mora, FranNet Consultant of Houston, Texas. This Mother’s Day, I’m putting the focus on a couple of my clients who embody the “Mompreneur” lifestyle. Danielle Roberts is a mother of three daughters and the franchise owner of Blue Moon Estate Sales of NW Houston. Her testimonial is below, sharing what it means to [...]

Review: Winners of 2022 CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising

Last month, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) held their national convention in Ottowa, Ontario, culminating in a gala to celebrate the best in Canadian franchising with the CFA Awards of Excellence. Through entry submissions, more than 70 CFA-member franchise organizations participated in this year’s competition, vying for recognition of awards based on the best franchise [...]

Impact of Labor Shortages on Franchising

Despite the current level of concern on inflationary pressure, the U.S. economy appears robust by almost any measure. Especially considering the amount of job openings and the current unemployment rate – which stands at the lowest level in decades, 3.6%. Things are going so well that one of the biggest problems facing business owners is [...]

FranNet Celebrates National Small Business Week

It’s a special time for FranNet as we celebrate the annual National Small Business Week in America. This year, it runs from May 1-7 and centers on the theme, “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship.” For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business (SBA) has been leading this celebration that’s specifically designed to focus [...]