Look Who’s Saying “YES” to Franchising Now – April 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility?

These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in April 2020:

  1. Leadership Coaching – Consumer Products Leader
  2. Pool Care Service – Banking Executive
  3. Quick Service Restaurant – Real Estate Broker
  4. Home Improvement Service – Retired US Army Officer
  5. Residential Cleaning – Medical Director of Pulmonology
  6. Pet Care – Chief Information Technology Officer
  7. Dance Fitness Studio – Electrical Systems Engineer
  8. Senior Care – Technology Sales Professional
  9. Tree & Plant Service – Director of Engineering
  10. Assisted Stretch Therapy – Education Fundraising
  11. Coin Laundry – Software Industry Executive
  12. Commercial Waste – Global Director of Quality
  13. Premium Indoor Running – Financial Services VP
  14. Youth Sports – Software Engineer
  15. Childhood Education – Serial Entrepreneur
  16. Consignment Boutique – Accounting Executive
  17. Martial Arts School – Software Industry Account Manager
  18. Lawn Maintenance – Energy Industry Sales Professional

When asked about moving forward during this time of unprecedented change, here are some of their shared insights:

“In the wake of COVID-19, we feel confident in the franchisor’s quick ability to adapt their operating procedures to include safeguarding their customers and technicians.”

“We like the recession-resistant nature of the business that actually benefits from the slow economy.”

“It’s a true semi-absentee business deemed an essential service in areas under shelter-in-place orders.”

“There will be an even greater demand for eco-friendly practices and the need for improved sanitation.”

“There will always be a need in our community and at the same time I have the opportunity to give back.”

“The need is stable, it’s scalable and clearly differentiated from the competition.”

“We save our customers money. It’s a great business no matter the state of the economy.”

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban says now is a great time to be starting a business. Forbes agrees – “10 Reasons to Start a Business in a Down Economy.”

Let me know when you’d like to have a conversation about next steps to identify a stable and growing business opportunity that’s right for you. Connect with Leslie online or call 770-738-9539.