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Franchise conference coming up? Top 5 reasons to attend.

Posted by Elizabeth Kelly on Wed, Jun 06, 2018 @ 08:06 AM

If you’re a franchise operator, you’re likely invited to some form of regular meeting with other franchisees. How often does your franchise hold franchisee conferences? Once a year, every other year?

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Topics: franchise, trade show, Tradeshows, franchise meeting

Pizza Franchise – Which Concept is Right for You?

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Mon, Apr 11, 2016 @ 15:04 PM

Considering a franchise? Pizza is big business. First introduced in New York City in 1905, pizza has taken the US by storm. In 2015, according to Statista, the pizza industry saw over 38 billion dollars in sales in the United States. Pizza is so big, that if Americans could choose to eat only one food for the remainder of their lives, they say it would have to be pizza, as mentioned in the Pizza Industry Analysis 2016.

You might be thinking that you want to get in on this—and if you are, your first decision is whether to buy a franchise or start an independent restaurant. It’s a big decision, and one you don’t want to take lightly. As mentioned by Eddy Goldberg in the How-to Franchise Guide, your decision making process should begin with a self-assessment. Ask yourself a few questions: Do I need creative control over the business, or am I more comfortable in an environment where the business model is pre-determined? Will my budget account for the franchising fees?  Many people who have bought franchises have enjoyed the benefits of a franchise including: brand awareness, purchasing in economies of scale, marketing and peer support, internal training and franchisor support.

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Topics: Customer Service, Enterprise, franchise, How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, Listening to your Customers, pizza POS, point of sale, POS choice, restaurant, Restaurant Management, restaurant management, SpeedLine Customers, SpeedLine POS, Uncategorized

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