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FASTSIGNS Certified as a World-Class Franchise

10 April, 2013

LINCOLN, NE (April, 2013) – FASTSIGNS has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 70.6% of all FASTSIGNS franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of franchisee satisfaction within... Read More

Color Glo Certified as a World-Class Franchise

07 February, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (February 7, 2013) – Color Glo has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 81.3% of all Color Glo franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of... Read More

It’s the economy, stupid!

28 November, 2012

Franchisors understand that “It’s the economy, stupid” Franchisors continue improving the quality of their franchise offering as the economy remains weak and job seekers now outnumber openings six to one according to The New York Times (Lincoln, NE)—Completing the third quarter of 2009 we continue to see an increased... Read More

The Interface Financial Group Certified As A World-Class Franchise

31 July, 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. (July 31, 2012) – The Interface Financial Group has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 72.6% of all The Interface Financial Group franchisees... Read More

The Interface Financial Group Certified As A World-Class Franchise

31 July, 2012

The Interface Financial Group Certified As A World-Class Franchise LINCOLN, Neb. (July 31, 2012) – The Interface Financial Group has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 72.6% of all... Read More

Miracle-Ear Certified as a World-Class Franchise

27 July, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. (July 27, 2012) – Miracle-Ear has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 76.3 % of all Miracle-Ear franchisees participated. The survey was designed... Read More

Miracle-Ear Certified as a World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

27 July, 2012

Miracle-Ear Certified as a World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (July 27, 2012) – Miracle-Ear has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 76.3 % of all... Read More

CruiseOne’s Operation Vetrepreneur Contest

15 June, 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012 Catch CruiseOne’s press release about their ‘OPERATION VETREPRENEUR’ contest! Follow the link provided

Part of the Team: Communication Between Franchisees

05 June, 2012

Part of the Team: Communication Between Franchisees Like it or not, sometimes a good, old-fashioned sports metaphor is the best way to make a point. While searching for the best way to describe the importance of helpfulness and communication between fellow franchisees, I am inevitably drawn to a football... Read More

Franchise Quality Begins at the Top

30 May, 2012

Franchise Quality Begins at the Top Mark Siebert, in an article titled “The Quality Control Myth” (Entrepreneur.com) states, “Time and again, prospective franchisors say that the only thing holding them back from franchising their business is the fear that franchisees won’t sustain the quality standards they’ve established. A typical... Read More

Franchisors are from Mars and Franchisees are from Venus

22 May, 2012

Franchisors are from Mars and Franchisees are from Venus In the wildly popular Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus book series, author John Gray explores the fundamental differences between the genders’ perspectives and communication methods. While Gray hasn’t delved into the realm of franchising, there is little... Read More

Field Representatives Coach Franchisees to Victory

14 May, 2012

Field Representatives Coach Franchisees to Victory A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are. -Ara Parasheghian Whether on the playing field, in franchising, or in life, effective coaching can be the difference between an outcome which is mediocre and one... Read More

Auntie Anne’s Problem Solving Franchise

04 May, 2012

Auntie Anne’s Problem Solving Franchise Read about franchise problem solving at its best in this article about World-Class Franchise Auntie Anne’s! http://www.principlesofexecution.com/principles-of-execution/2012/03/how-to-solve-problems-like-auntie-annes-pretzels-and-build-a-world-class-franchise.html

Preparing for Takeoff: Initial Training/Opening Support

02 May, 2012

Preparing for Takeoff: Initial Training/Opening Support Mark Siebert, in an article for Entrepreneur, states, “Of all the tasks that befall the new franchisor, perhaps none is as important as the role of training. If the brand is the heart of any great franchise, training is the physical conditioning that... Read More

Liquid Capital Certified A World-Class Franchise

23 March, 2012

Liquid Capital Certified A World-Class Franchise LINCOLN, Neb. (March 23, 2012) – Liquid Capital has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. Liquid Capital is an international network of franchise owners or “Principals” who help small and medium size businesses grow and succeed through “factoring,”... Read More

Spring-Green Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

08 March, 2012

Spring-Green Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (March 8, 2012) – Spring-Green has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 73.9% of all Spring-Green’s franchisees... Read More

CruiseOne Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

02 March, 2012

CruiseOne Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (March 2, 2012) – CruiseOne has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey was conducted by the Franchise Research Institute of CruiseOne’s 485 franchisees (of whom... Read More

ComForcare Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

15 February, 2012

ComForcare Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (February 15, 2012) – ComForcare has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 78.8% of all ComForcare franchisees... Read More

Pop-A-Lock Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

13 February, 2012

Pop-A-Lock Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (February 13, 2012) – Pop-A-Lock has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 72.8% of all Pop-A-Lock franchisees... Read More

Express Oil Change Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

09 February, 2012

Express Oil Change Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, Neb. (February 9, 2012) – Express Oil Change has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 73%... Read More

Franchise Research Institute®

The Franchise Research Institute was founded in 2002 to study and promote excellence in franchising, performing franchisee satisfaction research throughout the U.S. and internationally. World-Class Franchise® opportunities must demonstrate that they are endorsed by their franchise owners through FRI’s scientific, confidential, third-party surveys.