MSA Worldwide Franchise Library

VetFran offers financial incentives, training, and mentoring to veterans interested in franchise ownership and/or a career path in franchising. By Joe Lindenmayer, VetFran Committee Chair VetFran was founded in 1991 as a strategic initiative of the International Franchise Association (IFA),...
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An interesting phenomenon of a general downturn in the economy has often been the growth in franchise systems that occurs while the rest of the economy is going south.
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Before you enter into negotiations with your landlord, it makes sense to check with your franchisor and determine what assistance and guidance they can provide you.
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Bring all-natural cleaning to your neighborhood with an Enovana Green Cleaning franchise, using green cleaning products to deliver a more environmentally-friendly and healthier house cleaning experience. By Joe McCutcheon, CEO & Founder In late 2016, I attended “Springboard, A Special...
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Shelly Sun, CFE, is the CEO and Co-Founder of BrightStar Franchising, LLC, a healthcare franchise system providing the full continuum of home care, child care, and medical staffing services. Shelly also serves as Chair of the International Franchise Association's Executive...
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As the acknowledged leader in franchise consulting, MSA’s commitment to our clients is to develop programs that enable them to exceed their goals and improve their franchisees’ performance. By Michael Seid, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide As a consulting firm, MSA...
Retail Theater
By Michael Seid, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide When executed properly, retailers and restaurants are essentially theater, designed to engage consumers and deliver successfully on a company’s brand promise. While consistency in delivery to consumers is at the heart of every...
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As a franchisee, you are agreeing to follow someone else’s operating system, including specific requirements for marketing, suppliers, and the products or services you offer.