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Vets in Franchises

FBR’s CEO Eric Stites talks with Justin M. Nassiri of Beyond the Uniform about some of the companies that are doing the right things to attract veterans to franchising.

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80 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Buy for Under $100,000

Many newcomers to franchising might find it hard to believe that they can enter the business without being a big spender or breaking the bank.The good news is that there are hundreds of economical franchise brands in numerous types of businesses with a price tag below six figures.

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Home Care Makes Low-Cost Franchise List

Home care has quickly become known as a top franchise in recent years. With a relatively low cost to entry in the private duty market, some franchises are also gaining recognition as top low-cost franchise businesses, according to the Franchise Business Review.

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Town Money Saver, a franchise system headquartered in Lucas, recently was recognized as a top franchise opportunity in the United States, according to a national franchise market research firm.

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One Veteran’s Path from Service to Franchise Success

When Ray Omar ended his six-year service as a Special Forces communications officer for the U.S. Army in 2006, he moved to Maryland and began a consulting gig with the government. Meanwhile, he couldn’t help but notice that his new city looked nothing like his hometown of Queens, New York. One detail in particular: Where were the Dunkin’ Donuts?

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Social Geek Radio

Social Geek Radio interviews Franchise Business Review’s founder and CEO Eric Stites about where the idea for FBR started and how it continues to provide transparency to the franchise industry and help franchisors drive better results.

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13 Things to Do with $100,000 Now

Money Magazine, a property of Time Inc., contacted Franchise Business Review for a contribution their piece on how to spend $100,000. See our CEO’s picks for great franchise options in this price range!

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2016 Best Franchise Deals

QSR’s 7th annual list of the top 10 franchise deals uses data from Franchise Business Review to give readers a greater sense of where they should be focusing their research.

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The companies that took top marks, particularly those that consistently receive such honors, should serve as a blueprint for young companies hoping to lay a strong franchise foundation…

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Press Releases

2018 Top Food and Beverage Franchises Report Released by Franchise Business Review

Franchise Business Review has released the Top Food and Beverage Franchises to own based on independent research data from over 4,300 franchise owners. Other findings from the research show the average annual income for food franchisees that have been in business longer than two years is $120,000. Nearly a third of food franchisees surveyed have been in business 10 years or more.

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Top 50 Franchise Leaders of 2018 Announced by Franchise Business Review

Franchise Business Review announces the Top 50 Franchise Leaders based on independent feedback from franchise owners within each leader’s franchise system. Franchisees were asked over 30 questions regarding their brands, including questions about their franchise’s integrity, core values, culture and community – the intangible aspects that can make or break the franchise experience.

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Top 100 Franchises for Veterans Announced by Franchise Business Review

According to Franchise Business Review’s research, one in eight franchise businesses in North America is owned by a veteran. To identify the top brands among them, Franchise Business Review analyzed 18 months of data from approximately 25,000 veteran franchise owners representing over 250 brands to create a list of the Top 100 Franchises for Veterans for 2017.

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2017 Top Food and Beverage Franchises Report Released by Franchise Business Review

Forty franchises were named in Franchise Business Review’s report on the 2017 Top Food and Beverage Franchises. The companies on the list received the highest ratings from their franchisees in Franchise Business Review’s independent satisfaction survey, which covers financial opportunity, training and support, leadership, operations and product development, core values, general satisfaction, and the franchisee community.

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Franchise Business Review Announces Top Franchise Leaders

Franchise Business Review identified 2017’s top franchise leaders based on positive feedback regarding their leadership from franchisees at their brand during a recent franchisee satisfaction survey of approximately 30,000 franchisees representing 334 brands regarding their brands’ leadership and culture as well as their overall satisfaction with their brands and their likelihood to recommend them to others.

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Multi-Unit Franchising Has High Satisfaction and Is Attracting More Women According to Research by Franchise Business Review

This year’s multi-unit franchising research revealed that 90% of multi-unit operators enjoy operating their business and that the number of female multi-unit franchise owners is growing strongly. 35% of multi-unit operators are female or male/female partnerships, up roughly 30% from just a few years ago. This and more data was obtained from surveying 9,125 multi-unit franchisees representing 317 franchise brands.

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List of 2017’s Top Franchises With the Most Satisfied Franchisees Released by Franchise Business Review

The brands that made Franchise Business Review’s 2017 Top Franchises list were selected based on survey data obtained from over 30,000 franchisees representing more than 334 low-cost brands over the past 18 months. Franchisees answered 33 questions ranking their franchise system in the areas of financial opportunity, training and support, leadership, operations and product development, core values (e.g., honesty and integrity of franchisor), general satisfaction, and the franchisee community.

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