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4 Things to Look for in a Good Franchise

There’s a reason that budding entrepreneurs sometimes get overwhelmed at the thought of considering franchising as a route to become their own boss. There are literally thousands of concepts to choose from, at all levels of investment. The biggest part of finding the right franchise is locating one that matches up with your personal goals [...]

Thriving through Covid: Ken VanderVeen – Clean Eatz Franchise Owner

Ken VanderVeen is finally his own boss. His journey to get to the entrepreneurial promise land was driven by two distinct circumstances—one business related, and one of a personal nature. In the end, Ken bought a Clean Eatz franchise, which he purchased in late June of 2020. He’s now open for business in his hometown [...]

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 [...]

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: , , , , |