Franchising

How to Hire For the Company You Want

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To scale fast, you need to have the right talent in place. Nurse Next Door co-founder John DeHart explains why he's recruiting for the future with new venture Live Well

Lessons From the Dragons: What Sets You Apart

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A funny franchisor, some outlandish asks and a charming couple with a cute product line in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 8

3 Good Reasons Not to Franchise Your Business

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Fixt aims to standardize mobile device repairs, but it won't be licensing its formula. CMO Donna Custance explains why

5 Steps to Turn Your Small Firm Into an International Franchisor

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Driving serious growth is easier when you spread the work—and the rewards. How franchising can help you build a global enterprise

What to Do With Your Franchise When the Trend Inevitably Ends

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Froyo and juice are on the way out, says Freshii’s Matthew Corrin. He's offering an escape route

How to Update Your Customer Booking System for the Online Age

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Without the right scheduling tool, growing companies can easily fumble client relationships

How to Turn a Local Favourite Into a National Franchise

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Toronto deli Capalanksy’s expands across the country via a new store concept from Jackman Reinvents

Why You Need to Stop Using the F Word

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It may sound like branding doublespeak, but entrypreneurship is a different model to traditional franchising. What it entails, and why you should embrace it

6 Steps to Take Before Opening a Franchise

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What you need to do before buying into an established brand

5 Signs a Franchise is the Right Fit for You

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Buying into an existing brand can be a huge opportunity. But consider these key factors before handing over your franchise fee