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The Mass Corporate Job Exodus

In this space, we’ve touched on the recent phenomenon known as the ‘Great Resignation’. It’s a thing, and it’s real. Evidence from the U.S. Department of Labor reveals a sharp decline beginning in April, with a survey conducted by career site finding that over 90% of our current workforce has considered quitting altogether or [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:23:14+00:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Yes Ma’am, I Do Want to Own My Own Business

Here in 2021, we aren’t surprised that girls run the world, much less their own business. Historic changes are underway in the demographics of future franchise owners, as revealed by the latest data set from Franchise Insights Magazine. During the height of the pandemic of 2020, a significant ebb was observed in women’s interest in [...]

By |2021-08-11T13:02:12+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Should You Stay, or Should You Go?

Back in 1982, the English punk rock band The Clash released an iconic song called, “Should I Stay, or Should I Go?” The fast beat and memorable refrain from this tune still gets quite a bit of airplay on the radio and remains a pop culture hit. Of course, the lyrics of the song had [...]

By |2021-08-09T16:55:25+00:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Mid-Year Review: Small Business Owners Bullish on Future

As July comes to a close, we’re reminded of being halfway through 2021. With the ebb and flow of commerce and industry reopening, coupled with lots of job-related activity, it is safe to say that much looks different than it did before. We’re confronting new attitudes on how we feel about our jobs, and what [...]

By |2021-07-26T11:39:18+00:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Valuing Franchises Post-Covid

If you’ve been paying attention lately, you may have heard tell of the red-hot residential real estate market across the United States. All of a sudden, home values have skyrocketed—leaving some current owners shocked at double-digit increases in home equity. A combination of factors, including low-interest rates, scarce supply, and high demand, have allowed homes [...]

By |2021-07-15T19:53:18+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Who, Exactly, is Looking at Franchise Ownership? You’d be Surprised…

It takes an entrepreneurial mindset to consider going into business for yourself. Some people have always known they’d one day be their own boss, while others end up business owners after previous career acts. And while they all have one goal in mind—control of their own destiny—the candidates we deal with at FranNet of DFW [...]

How Important is Being a Good Fit for a Franchise?

Even those who already possess an entrepreneurial mindset have questions about their future as a business owner. Most—if not all—have already dedicated a portion of their lives working in the service of others, perhaps content with their company roles. But taking that leap of faith into the unknown, they wonder what the best business ownership [...]

How Franchise Ownership Can Diversify a Business Portfolio

Not every franchise owner is defined as an entrepreneurial individual embarking on a second--or even third act of their career. In fact, many savvy investors look to franchise ownership as a means to diversify their business ownership portfolio. There are many advantages to using franchising to expand business ownership profiles, the least of which is [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:16:51+00:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

FRANdata Analysis: Latest New Concepts Report, Vol. 2

FranNet partner FRANdata, the premier market research and intelligence firm for the franchising industry, is out with another edition of their “New Concept Report." Volume Two has been released, revealing key market insights for the latest concepts and industries. There are five sections and an executive summary, which highlight the trends and growth potential for [...]

Networking to Match Brands with People

FranNet is known for being the leading national franchise consultancy, whose specialty is networking to match brands with people. Because with thousands of franchise concepts to choose from, our consultants still believe that there’s a perfect match out there just for you. One that aligns perfectly with your career, lifestyle, and financial goals. The franchise [...]