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Thriving through Covid: Josh Shanahan – Clean Eatz Cafe Franchise Owner

Josh Shanahan is no stranger to business ownership, but when it comes to franchising, he’s now another satisfied FranNet client. A CEO of a successful technology services company, Josh was looking for a way to diversify his business ownership portfolio. And with the help of FranNet’s Brigitte Betser, he found it with Clean Eatz Café, [...]

Some Recent FranNet Deal Announcement News…

As we get ready to close out the year, we’re back with another round of recent FranNet Deal Announcements. Read on, as we cover our consultants’ top wins and celebrate some of the newest franchisor-franchisee announcements… Junkluggers turned out to be the BIG BRAND WINNER for the last quarter.  The full-service eco-friendly junk removal service [...]

FranNet of Houston Client Spotlight: Shona Bascon

Shona Bascon spent almost three decades in the oil and gas industry, working for Shell Oil Company.  She loved her time working for the energy giant, the stability it afforded her family and the opportunities she had to advance within the corporate ranks. Her career at Shell spanned roles in public affairs, health and safety, [...]

Thriving through Covid: Resales

During this edition of our Thriving through Covid blog series, we’re going to explore the subject of franchise resales, one of three ways in which entrepreneurs can punch a ticket and become their own boss. The one key advantage of a franchise resale is that you’re purchasing an existing and established business, thereby avoiding the [...]

Small Business Saturday Means Us, Too!

You’ve no doubt heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday—the two retail-based shopping extravaganzas bookending our annual Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. But there’s a lesser known holiday that should be getting all the attention it deserves, Small Business Saturday, happening this Saturday, Nov. 28. First celebrated back in 2010, this year marks the 10th anniversary for [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:03:43+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, General|Tags: , , , |

Thriving through Covid: Thankful for Franchising

It’s officially Thanksgiving Week and even though the traditional holiday looks much different this year, you still won’t have to look far to find reasons to be thankful. We’re thankful that despite a global pandemic and the ensuing economic challenges we face, franchising is still going strong. In fact, as franchise brokers, it’s brought out [...]

Thriving through Covid: Franchising in 2021

It may not be time to string up the holiday lights just yet, but that hasn’t stopped the prognosticators from placing their bets on what the franchising industry is going to look like in 2021. And we’re right there with them. As a whole, interest in the franchise business model has remained stable, despite pandemic [...]

Real-time Data can Inform Your Decision Today

By Mark D. Cory, Owner & Franchise Placement Specialist – FranNet of Michigan November 2020 Making a life-changing decision, such as whether to start a business, will always be fraught with fear and uncertainty. Add the dynamic of a global pandemic, and the tension mounts even further!  That being the case, why are so many [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:03:43+00:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles, General|Tags: , , , , |

2021 is Coming…Time to Make a Plan – 5 simple questions can get you started…

Don’t look now, but we’re one calendar week away from Thanksgiving. A year that began with the usual amount of promise took a turn for the much-worse and many people will be happy to see 2020 end. 2021 will be different. As it pertains to the pandemic, which has dominated our lives in every facet, [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:03:43+00:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles, General|Tags: , , , , |

Franchise Spotlight: Kitchen Tune-Up

It’s safe to say that the pandemic has thrown more than a few curveballs our way. Some businesses were adversely affected, while others flourished. The circumstances borne of lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders also played a factor. Again, if deemed non-essential, some companies faced increasing challenges. Those deemed essential did far better. Today, we’re going to [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:03:44+00:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles, General|Tags: , , , , |