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2012’s Top 10 Home Business Franchises

2012’s Top 10 Home Business Franchises | franchise news | Scoop.it
A home business franchise is one of the best ways an entrepreneur can operate a small business within the walls of his or her own home.
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Tips for Hiring a Franchise Consultant

Tips for Hiring a Franchise Consultant | franchise news | Scoop.it
A Franchise Consultant can be a big help to new business owners. If you’re ready to open your own business and you want to open a franchise you might be overwhelmed at how many franchise opti...
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Video - Why Should You Buy a Franchise Now - WSJ.com

Video - Why Should You Buy a Franchise Now - WSJ.com | franchise news | Scoop.it
Franchise agreements are expected to rise nearly two percent this year as more baby boomers embark on new careers. A franchise can be an easy way to get started in business for yourself.
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Doc Popcorn Opens 70th Location in New York - Restaurant News - QSR magazine

Doc Popcorn Opens 70th Location in New York - Restaurant News - QSR magazine | franchise news | Scoop.it
Underscoring its position as a leader in the multibillion-dollar snack industry, Doc Popcorn announced the opening of its 70th location.This opening marks a major milestone for Doc Popcorn, as it secures its status as the largest popcorn retailer ...
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Here's The Most Efficient Way To Work With A Virtual Team

Here's The Most Efficient Way To Work With A Virtual Team | franchise news | Scoop.it
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Not a Barber Shop: A Salon for Men

Not a Barber Shop: A Salon for Men | franchise news | Scoop.it
Gordon Logan has built a hair-care company that today spans 41 states. And Sport Clips, his hair-cutting franchise based in Georgetown, Texas, is poised to open its 1,000th store before year's end.
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Maui Wowi Hawaiian Opens Newest Camp Pendleton Unit - Restaurant News - QSR magazine

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Opens Newest Camp Pendleton Unit - Restaurant News - QSR magazine | franchise news | Scoop.it
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies has blenders turning and brewers steaming in anticipation of the grand opening of its newest location on August 2 on the Camp Pendleton Marine Corp Base in Southern California.
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College Hunks moves into Phoenix area

College Hunks moves into Phoenix area | franchise news | Scoop.it
A moving company that focuses on teamwork and customer service sounded like a perfect business opportunity for recent college graduate Mike Neumayr and his father, Ed.
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Surprising Turnaround For Unemployed Vet Who Got Rejected For 100 Jobs

Surprising Turnaround For Unemployed Vet Who Got Rejected For 100 Jobs | franchise news | Scoop.it
Tom Perez didn't expect to have any problem finding a job. He spent a decade as a police officer in the Navy, serving in four tours in Iraq, working his way up to supervisor of the police unit, earning numerous medals and getting a business degree.
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Liberty Tax Salutes Veterans with Business Incentives

Liberty Tax Salutes Veterans with Business Incentives | franchise news | Scoop.it
Liberty Tax is saluting military veterans this Independence Day and throughout the year by offering hands-on opportunities to explore the company’s business and employment opportunities.
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IFA continues to work to improve lending through Credit Access Campaign | IFA FranBlog

IFA continues to work to improve lending through Credit Access Campaign | IFA FranBlog | franchise news | Scoop.it
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Franchise News & Top Ranking Franchises For Sale

Franchise News & Top Ranking Franchises For Sale | franchise news | Scoop.it
Top ranked franchise opportunities and the latest news on hundreds of franchises to start your own business today.
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U.S. Lawns Named One of the Top Veteran-Friendly Franchises

U.S. Lawns Named One of the Top Veteran-Friendly Franchises | franchise news | Scoop.it
U.S. Lawns on 1851 Magazine’s top 100 veteran-friendly franchises list. The Vet100 list is comprised of franchises and brands that are the most accessible to veterans looking to start their own business.
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Tips for Finding a Franchise Loan

Tips for Finding a Franchise Loan | franchise news | Scoop.it
SBA franchise loans are on the rise, but you still need seed money and a carefully honed business plan. The SBA's Steve Smits provides advice.
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Florida Denny's Franchisee And Hurricane Grill & Wing Owner To Add Obamacare Surcharge To Customer Checks

Florida Denny's Franchisee And Hurricane Grill & Wing Owner To Add Obamacare Surcharge To Customer Checks | franchise news | Scoop.it

While some business owners threaten to cut workers' hours to avoid paying for their health care, a West Palm Beach, Fla., restaurant owner is going even further. John Metz said he will add a 5 percent surcharge to customers' bills to offset what he said are the increased costs of Obamacare, along with reducing his employees' hours.

 

"If I leave the prices the same, but say on the menu that there is a 5 percent surcharge for Obamacare, customers have two choices. They can either pay it and tip 15 or 20 percent, or if they really feel so inclined, they can reduce the amount of tip they give to the server, who is the primary beneficiary of Obamacare," Metz told The Huffington Post. "Although it may sound terrible that I'm doing this, it's the only alternative. I've got to pass the cost on to the consumer."

 

Metz is the franchisor of Hurricane Grill & Wings, which has 48 locations, five of which are corporate owned, and president and owner of RREMC Restaurants, which runs approximately 40 Denny's and several Dairy Queen locations. He planned to use the 5 percent surcharge tactic in all his restaurants starting in January 2014, when Obamacare is fully implemented.

 

As the first anti-Obamacare executive to bring up the surcharge option, Metz is "going out on a limb," Paul Fronstin, director of the health research program at the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, told The Huffington Post. Still, surcharges have precedent. Fronstin pointed out that the airline industry charges fliers a 9/11 security fee...

 

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Generational growth at Great Clips

Generational growth at Great Clips | franchise news | Scoop.it
Several years ago, Great Clips franchisee Pat Stevens had a problem...
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Doc Popcorn Opens 70th Location in New York - Restaurant News - QSR magazine

Doc Popcorn Opens 70th Location in New York - Restaurant News - QSR magazine | franchise news | Scoop.it
Underscoring its position as a leader in the multibillion-dollar snack industry, Doc Popcorn announced the opening of its 70th location.This opening marks a major milestone for Doc Popcorn, as it secures its status as the largest popcorn retailer ...
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Menchie’s Celebrates 200 Stores Open And ‘Serving Smiles’ Worldwide

Menchie’s Celebrates 200 Stores Open And ‘Serving Smiles’ Worldwide | franchise news | Scoop.it
caption id=attachment_43927 align=alignleft width=200 caption=Menchie's Celebrates 200 Stores Open And 'Serving Smiles' Worldwide/caption Encino, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Underscorin...
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Sport Clips Haircuts Celebrates Opening of 900th Store with Golf Tips and Chips with the Pros to Benefit The First Tee | Sport Clips Media

Sport Clips Haircuts Celebrates Opening of 900th Store with Golf Tips and Chips with the Pros to Benefit The First Tee | Sport Clips Media | franchise news | Scoop.it
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Fantastic Sams Corporation Acquires Las Vegas Region to Increase Market Presence - Franchisewire.com

Fantastic Sams Corporation Acquires Las Vegas Region to Increase Market Presence - Franchisewire.com | franchise news | Scoop.it
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Surprising Turnaround For Unemployed Vet Who Got Rejected For 100 Jobs

Surprising Turnaround For Unemployed Vet Who Got Rejected For 100 Jobs | franchise news | Scoop.it
Tom Perez didn't expect to have any problem finding a job. He spent a decade as a police officer in the Navy, serving in four tours in Iraq, working his way up to supervisor of the police unit, earning numerous medals and getting a business degree.
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Miracle Method Surface Refinishing has Record First Half Sales!

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing has Record First Half Sales! | franchise news | Scoop.it
Miracle Method Surface Refinishing continues to break sales records set each of the last eight quarters as the company completed its largest six-month period in its 32-year history.
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Franchise Opportunities For U.S. Service Members

Franchise Opportunities For U.S. Service Members | franchise news | Scoop.it
There are many resources for veterans looking to get into the franchise business. Find out what they are and how they help.
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Spa franchises are reaping the benefits of the increase in health awareness

Spa franchises are reaping the benefits of the increase in health awareness | franchise news | Scoop.it
Spa franchises are reaping the benefits of the increase in health awareness.
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Home Care Assistance Launches NurseFind.org

Home Care Assistance Launches NurseFind.org | franchise news | Scoop.it
Home Care Assistance is proud to announce the debut of Nursefind.org, a component of a broader educational suite of materials developed by the company to increase awareness around the topic of “aging in place.”...
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