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Successful Franchise Marketing and the Walmart Blip!

Let’s face it, entire books can and have been written about marketing and sales so we will not go into much detail here.  If you haven’t noticed by now, everyone (and I do mean everyone) has an opinion on marketing, including me.

Five lessons from The Athlete’s Foot

The Athlete's Foot in Australia has reportedly gone against the trend in small business recording like-for-like sales growth of 8.3% with total sales growth at 11.6%.

Franchisee Training and Support

The intention of this blog is to open a conversation amongst franchisees, lawyers, consultants, franchisors and other industry participants to challenge prospective investors to more easily identify and eliminate problematic franchise offerings to encourage investment in thorough investigation of more feasible franchises.  

Dispute Avoidance, Warts and All

The healthiest franchise systems don’t waste much time on dispute resolution.  They invested in dispute avoidance.

Get Over It

Getting through the period leading up to the termination of a franchise and dealing with post-franchise scam life-changes can be bitter and difficult times.

Franchisees, Do You Need a Mentor?

It is my understanding, last year the International Franchise Association (IFA) implemented a program whereby volunteer Certified Franchise Executives would mentor franchisors.