Franchise Advice for Evaluating a Franchise

April 17, 2009Articles, News, Research Process

As you evaluate any franchise, speaking to the existing franchisees is a critical part of the process. There’s simply no substitute for talking directly with them about their day to day activities as a franchisee and their relationship with the people at the corporate office. It’s easy for a franchise company to claim to have … Read More

3 Questions

April 2, 2009Articles, Research Process

Hi again! Over the years I have had the good fortune to speak with a lot of people interested in owning their own business. Through those conversations I’ve learned that you need to consider these three things when researching potential businesses and franchises: “Is this a business that I can be good at?” I know … Read More

Should You Own A Home Care Franchise?

March 7, 2009Articles, Research Process

Home Care is growing and is a big part of the senior care equation. The National Senior Living Providers Network (NSLPN) recently interviewed Eric Little, our Vice President of Franchise Development, and one of our newer franchisees, Brian Maroney, in the New Jersey area. The NSLPN was curious to find out whether franchising is the … Read More