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The Gifts We Have to Offer: FranNet & Partners

We have officially reached the week of Christmas and since gift-giving is on everyone’s mind; we thought we’d do a quick blog about the gifts we as a company have to offer. As well as the gifts our valued partner organizations bring to the table. We hope that we’ll provide you with some information you [...]

By |2021-12-22T15:10:00+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

How to Give Yourself a Meaningful Gift This Year

As Christmas continues its relentless march onward this year, you’re likely consumed with gift-giving activities at the moment. If you have kids, you’ll want to do your level-headed best to get them the latest and greatest trendy presents. Your significant other probably deserves something quite special. And your hard to shop for mother-in-law is probably [...]

Celebrating Small Business Saturday (Nov. 27)

On Saturday, Nov. 27, America celebrates Small Business Saturday—Main Street’s answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This is a holiday that FranNet is proud to support, as franchise businesses in this country deserve to have a day where consumers can patronize stores owned and operated by the small business owners who make up the [...]

By |2021-11-23T12:36:45+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Incoming IFA President Bullish on Franchising’s Future

Matthew Haller was recently appointed as president and CEO of our leading industry trade group, the International Franchise Association (IFA). However, he’s no stranger to the organization, having spent the past decade in various executive leadership roles, including his most recent position as senior vice-president of government relations and public affairs. For the past year [...]

By |2021-10-14T12:24:15+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

What to Expect When You Meet With Us: Part II

Welcome to Part II of our double blog edition, “What to Expect When You Meet With Us”. Last week, in Part I, we covered the initial steps of our FranNet consultation process, largely dedicated to having you fill out your own personal Entrepreneurial Readiness Profile. This blog edition covers what happens when we review and [...]

By |2021-10-04T14:23:43+00:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Why U.S. Workers are Obsessing Over the ‘Great Resignation’

The chasm between employer and employee continues to widen dramatically, as more and more fed-up workers are ditching their dissatisfying jobs for the great unknown. When it comes to voluntary job departures, when did the workforce become so brave as to throw caution to the wind? Whatever is going on out there, it’s happening at [...]

By |2021-10-04T14:19:43+00:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Can I keep my day Job AND start a business?

The short answer is YES! Many people assume that having a day job eliminates them as a candidate for business ownership.  In reality, this does not have to be the case, as there are some franchise opportunities that have been proven to operate effectively with the owner in a semi-absentee role, while continuing to be [...]

By |2021-09-27T18:19:08+00:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

FRANdata Blog: Q3 Insights—What’s Hot, What’s Not

In this blog edition, we check in with our partners at FRANdata to seek some Q3 2021 insights about what franchise operations are experiencing an uptick in interest and which ones could use a boost. It’s all about their quarterly New Concept Report. These insights from FRANdata also track new franchise concepts by brand and [...]

By |2021-09-27T13:15:59+00:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

What to Expect When You Meet With Us: Part I

People often ask what to expect when they meet with us here at FranNet of DFW and Oklahoma. If you’re not familiar with our dynamic duo, Sara Waskow handles clients in Fort Worth and surrounding counties and Oklahoma.  Roxanne Rapske handles clients in Dallas, north and east Texas and Oklahoma. With either option, you’re in [...]

By |2021-09-29T12:35:49+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Job Security vs. Income Security

Click here to view a short video featuring Sara Waskow and Roxanne Rapske discussing Job Security vs. Income Security. It seems as if living under the disruption of the global pandemic has brought about many new ways of thinking. The phenomenon known as the “Great Resignation” is all too real, simply because people have begun [...]

By |2021-09-13T15:03:50+00:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |