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What Are the 4 Main Types of Store Layouts?

Store layout design has a huge impact on your customers' happiness and your business's success across multiple locations. It's crucial to tailor retail spaces to the number and sort of products you offer, the space available, and the type of shopping experience you want your stores to give shoppers. Four ...
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Beginning with the END in MIND: The Argument for Technology Consolidation

Have you considered that when building your “tech-stack” that it can be very much like owning a house. Initially you tackle several DIY projects such as painting, replacing carpets, or remodeling your kitchen. But over the course of time, you recognize that your needs will go far beyond physical aesthetics ...
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How Your Franchise Fee Structures Can Enhance Franchise Performance

A comprehensive study of over 2400 Franchise Disclosure Documents over a two-year period sheds great light on focusing on how varying fee structures including franchise fees, royalty fees, technology fees, and marketing costs can impact your franchise performance and growth. The Correlation of the Initial Franchise Fee and Higher Revenue ...
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Franchise Territory Mapping: Everything You Need to Know

If you're building a franchise, choose your locations carefully, as they can significantly affect your future success. Territory mapping helps franchisors determine where to place units to maximize profitability and reach. It's a tricky process that depends on many variables, from customer demographics to the landscape of a city. Understanding ...
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Using Stock Images in Your Franchise’s Branding: Yay or Nay?

Visit any sales website, and you likely won't have to look long to find a stock photo showing satisfied customers or an appealing display. But does that mean you should be using them on your website? As a franchisee, your goal is simple — draw in new visitors and show ...
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Questions to Ask During an Interview Between a Franchisor and a Franchisee

Relationships are crucial to starting any successful franchise. During the initial interview with a franchisee, you want to learn about their business approach. After all, this person will be your partner for the foreseeable future. Like a traditional job interview, this discussion should be a two-way street. The franchisor and ...
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How Businesses Can Benefit From Using Business Analytics

Understanding your company's performance is vital for business owners since it helps them make critical decisions for the future. That's where business analytics comes in. Business analytics provide detailed insights that make it easier to measure your company's performance, establish actionable steps to achieve your business goals and solve reoccurring ...
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Utilizing Google Business Profiles to Grow Your Franchise’s Online Presence

Most of us are past the point of thinking, "What would we do without the internet?" It's transcended novelty to become, simply, a normal part of life. As a franchisor, you understand the necessity of harnessing the power of online marketing for your units. One way of doing this is ...
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Automotive Franchises: Sample Objectives and Key Results (OKR)

If you're an automotive franchise you may want to consider tracking these objectives and key results (OKRs). Check out the list of potential OKRs here! ...
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Employee Training and Development Best Practices

The Employee Training and Development Policy is otherwise known as Staff Training and Development Policy or Employee Development Policy ...
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The Role of Ongoing Support: How Franchisors are Providing Training for Front-Line Employees in 2023

Training your front-line employees has never been so crucial as it is today! Learn about the world of online training & ongoing employee support here ...
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Use Social Media to Reach Potential Franchisees

It may have started as a fun way to pass the time, but today's social media environment provides one of the best forms of advertisement for modern businesses. It reaches users of all kinds, including potential franchisees. Social media offers several advantages if you want to convince people to become ...
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FranConnect Launches Analytics to Improve Performance & ROI Across Franchises and Multi-Location Businesses

Hospitality and restaurant technology executive, Austen Asadorian, joins FranConnect to fuel its next phase of growth ...
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Adapting Your Restaurant Franchise’s Menu for Global Success: Why It’s Essential

Adapting your restaurant franchise's menu for global success is crucial. Elevate your business by updating your menu for an international audience! ...
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10 Marketing Tips for Franchisors

Franchise development marketing helps companies increase their profits, retain customers and reach new audiences. Learn 10 tips for franchisors here ...
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Troublesome Transactions: Understanding the Top 4 Challenges Facing Initial Franchise Fee Collection

As a franchisor, collecting an initial franchise fee can be challenging. Find out how to deal with delays, non-payments and other common issues here ...
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Defining Your Franchise’s Unique Selling Points and Showcasing Them to Potential Franchisees

Are you a franchisor looking to grow? You should understand how to define your franchise's unique selling points & share them with potential franchisees ...
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How Are Franchise Royalty Fees Calculated?

Franchise royalty fees are a regular cost of doing business, but franchisors can calculate them in several different ways. Learn more with FranConnect! ...

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“One of our biggest wins since implementing World Manager has been the engagement amongst the team.” – Tawny Daguio, Director of Training

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