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Franchise Interviews

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Welcome to Franchise Interviews weekly podcast and radio show. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, then you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews/podcasts with some of the most informative sources on the topics of franchising and entrepreneurship.

People are hungry for good vital content (Keyes, 2009). To date, we have recorded over 700 interviews on our weekly franchise radio show with some of the top franchisors, franchise experts, franchise attorneys, franchisees, and franchise authors. You can even listen to our shows based on the category of interest on our website at http://www.franchiseinterviews.com

We have met with some exciting new franchise concepts as well as some of the biggest names in franchising. As a visitor to our website, all you have to do is click and listen. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Live shows can be heard on Blog Talk Radio every Thursday at 10AM EST, 7AM PST. It's no problem if you can't listen to the live show. Each show is recorded and immediately placed in our library of audio archives.
To date, we have had over a quarter of a million listeners! Franchise Interviews is hosted by Dr. Martin J. McDermott.

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Joshua Tree Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

January 12, 2023 15:00 - 40 minutes - 18.3 MB

We are meeting with Joshua Malik- CEO of the Joshua Tree franchise opportunity. Since 2005, Joshua Tree has built a reputation in the Lehigh Valley & Buxmont areas as one of the most trusted names in tree services, lawn care, and pest control. From its humblest beginnings, Joshua Tree has dedicated itself to standing out from our competition with a strong focus on training and professionalism. Every Business Has a Story The idea of being able to climb trees for a living sounded like a dre...

Are You Ready for Tax Day?

January 05, 2023 13:41 - 47 minutes - 42.4 MB

According to Parys et al (2023), "the deadline for filing a federal tax return is April 18, 2023. If you request a tax extension by April 18, 2023, your tax return will be due on October 16, 2023. But there's a catch — your tax bill will still be due on April 18. Getting a tax extension gives you more time to file your tax return, but it does not provide more time to pay your taxes." PA Josh Horn once suggested there would be so many more valuable private businesses if they would redirect th...

Inside the Actors Studio with the Telephone Doctor Nancy Friedman

January 03, 2023 14:21 - 26 minutes - 11.5 MB

We have a great show. For our first show for 2023, we are remembering James Lipton. James Lipton was the iconic dean of the Actors Studio. You might know James Lipton for his popular show "Inside the Actors Studio." On each episode, Mr. Lipton would ask actors a series of questions in front of a live audience, which typically consisted of students. What I loved about Mr. Lipton's interview style was that he knew more about his guests than they knew about their own lives. At the end of each sh...

Shelly Sun, CEO & Founder of BrightStar Care Franchise Meets FranchiseInterviews

December 22, 2022 15:00 - 44 minutes - 20 MB

We are meeting with Shelly Sun, CEO & Founder of  BrightStar Care. BrightStar Care boasts more than 365 locations nationwide that provide medical and non-medical services to clients in their homes and supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise agencies across the country employ over 15,000 caregivers and 5,700 registered nurses who oversee the care and safety of each individual client. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receiv...

Great Stocking Stuffers and Gifts for Entrepreneurs for the Holidays

December 07, 2022 19:00 - 2 hours - 111 MB

I told my friend Nancy Friedman on her recent podcast that one of the many benefits of hosting a podcast is meeting and speaking to people you wouldn't ordinarily get to talk to daily. In other words, people you admire and respect. Some examples include Warren Greshes, Nancy Friedman, Dr. John Tantillo, Michael Gerber, Dr. Scott Shane, and previous guests from favorite shows like Shark Tank and Under Cover Boss.The list is too long! Today we will discuss four books that make great stocking s...

Jon Ostenson, Author of Non-Food Franchising Meets with Franchise Interviews

December 01, 2022 15:00 - 31 minutes - 14 MB

We have a great show.  We are meeting with Jon Ostenson.  Jon Ostenson is a Consultant, Owner/Investor, and Author specializing in Non-Food Franchising. He draws on his experience as a former Inc. 500 Franchise President and Multi-Brand Franchisee in serving his clients.  We discuss Jon’s new book “Non-Food Franchising: The Better Path to Franchise Ownership.”  In part two, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.  

Hi-Five Sports Franchising Meets with Franchise Interviews

November 17, 2022 15:00 - 34 minutes - 31 MB

We have a great show. We are meeting with Ryan Tuchman, CEO and Founder of Hi-Five Sports Franchising. Hi-Five’s mission is to enrich the lives of children through team sports in a fun and non-intimidating manner. They emphasize fun and entertainment that provides children with an unparalleled youth sports experience. Every Business Has A Story Founded in Chicago’s North Shore by Marvin Tuchman in 1990, Hi-Five Sports has since been handed down to his sons, Ryan and Danny, making it a busin...

Know Your Why - Great Quotes in Franchising

November 03, 2022 14:00 - 5 minutes - 2.28 MB

Today’s Great Quote in Franchising comes from the founder of Creatif, Jaya Aiyar. Creatif is the experiential art destination that looks to entertain, educate and inspire. An art studio for all ages, Creatif boasts unique and innovative technology, a variety of options, and an award-winning studio space.  Jaya provides advice to our listeners on what to look for when buying a franchise.  She starts off with knowing your “why?”

Cornbread Farm to Soul Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

October 27, 2022 13:00 - 42 minutes - 18.8 MB

We have a great show.  We are meeting with Adenah Bayoh, co-founder of Cornbread Farm to Soul? Founded in 2017 by Co-Founders Adenah Bayoh and Elzadie “Zadie” Smith, Cornbread specializes in mouthwatering, soul food creations such as baked mac & cheese, collard greens, yams, chicken, signature cornbread, and other specialty menu items. Cornbread is based in New Jersey and has three open locations in the NYC/NJ area. As Bayo and Smith set out to open their fast-casual restaurant business, the...

Franchise Interviews Welcomes Back the Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More Franchise

October 20, 2022 13:30 - 35 minutes - 15.6 MB

We are meeting with the President and CEO of the Big Frog franchise opportunity, Tina Bacon DeFrece.  Locally owned and operated, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More specializes in Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing, a clean and green apparel printing technology. Big Frog is a one-stop-shop for “un-frog-ettable” custom apparel with a wide selection of services including screen printing, embroidery, vinyl, and Ultra Print (heat press). Established in 2008 by co-founders Leeward Bean, Tina Bacon-DeF...

Reflection on 15 years of Franchise Interviews

October 12, 2022 15:51 - 56 minutes - 51.1 MB

Reflection Interview Franchise Interviews started off as a newsletter.  I had no idea I would be hosting one of the longest running podcasts on the topic of franchising.  Sometime back in 2006, Anita Campbell invited me on her show Small Business Trends Radio to discuss the newsletter.  Needless to say, I was a bit nervous because this was my first appearance on the radio.  I recently listened to the podcast with Anita and realized how much I have grown as a person.  Several months later, I ...

Franchise Interviews Welcomes Back the Angry Crab Shack

October 06, 2022 13:00 - 40 minutes - 18.1 MB

We are welcoming back Andy Diamond, President of Angry Crab Shack. Combining bold flavors in Asian food with his knowledge of seafood, Ron Lou launched Angry Crab Shack in 2013 in Mesa, AZ. A family-friendly neighborhood restaurant, Angry Crab Shack offers a vibrant, memorable dining environment and high-quality seafood at a more affordable price. Every business has a story. Former NFL player Ron Lou spent four years in the league with the Houston Oilers than the Philadelphia Eagles. During...

Interviewing the Interviewer -Nancy Friedman Interviews Dr. Martin J. McDermott

September 29, 2022 19:00 - 2 minutes - 1.31 MB

Interviewing the Interviewer Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Nancy Friedman, the founder of the Telephone Doctor. Nancy and I had a lot of fun discussing various topics like travel, actors, favorite interviewers and books, and Franchise Interviews. This November will be Franchise Interviews' 16th year of podcasting. In that time, we interviewed almost 800 guests. For this interview, I will provide the link to the video interview. If you are listening to this pod...

Creatif Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 22, 2022 12:30 - 32 minutes - 14.6 MB

We are meeting with the founder of Creatif, Jaya Aiyar. Creatif is the experiential art destination that looks to entertain, educate and inspire. An art studio for all ages, Creatif boasts unique and innovative technology, a variety of options, and an award-winning studio space. Creatif was founded in 2018 by Jaya Aiyar, realizing that while the demand for engaging family activities was growing, there were very few concepts suitable for kids & adults, especially when it came to art and fam...

The Celebree Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 15, 2022 13:00 - 32 minutes - 14.3 MB

We are meeting with CEO & Founder of Celebree School, Richie Huffman.  Since 1994, Celebree Schools has been caring for and positively impacting the lives of children in Maryland and Delaware. Today, their day care history is taking a big next step to supporting children and their parents in more locations and in more mid-Atlantic states. Every business has a story Richie was a straight D student in high school and knew college was unlikely, so he shifted his attention on business. It was th...

New Great Quote and Must Read Before Labor Day - Bubba Gump Shrimp

August 04, 2022 14:00 - 42 minutes - 18.8 MB

New Great Quote and Must Read Before Labor Day Many years ago, we started a spin-off podcast to Franchise Interviews called Great Quotes in Franchising. Great Quotes in Franchising features great quotes and aha moments from our show. We start today's show with our latest Great Quote in Franchising, which comes from Alex Wilkes of Pearle Vision. Alex discusses why pride in the brand name is so important when choosing a franchise opportunity. Must Read Before Labor Day One of Marty McDermott...

July 4th Show - Lisa and Mark Freidel of Sign A Rama and Military Vet Sean Falk

July 04, 2022 14:30 - 38 minutes - 16.9 MB

Last week we met with A.J. Titus, the President of Sign-A-Rama and United Franchise Group.  A.J is also the author of “The List”.  Today we are going to play a clip from our interview with franchisees to Sign-A-Rama, Lisa and Mark Friedel.  Here is a quote from Lisa’s LinkedIn page.  “I am a proud Army veteran with several years of experience in corporate America and also a business owner! My husband and I decided we wanted to make a difference in our community instead of commuting out of ...

A.J. Titus- Author of The List: Lessons from a Father on Franchise Interviews

June 30, 2022 12:30 - 36 minutes - 16.4 MB

We are meeting with A.J. Titus, President of United Franchise Group™, the global leader for entrepreneurs, and Signarama®, the world’s largest sign and graphics franchise. When A.J. Titus was a boy, his father taught him to memorize a list of eighteen principles for life. These principles became known as The List. In this concise yet thoughtful volume, Titus shares a list of fundamental life lessons taught by his father -- principles that have been instrumental in shaping him and which he ho...

Batteries Not Included - Great Quotes in Franchising

June 28, 2022 13:12 - 4 minutes - 3.43 MB

Batteries Not Included – Today’s Great Quote in Franchising podcast comes from Tom Krouse, CEO of Donatos Pizza. Donatos is a family-owned, privately held company that treats Franchise Partners like they are part of the family. Its mission is to promote goodwill through its products and service, principles, and people. Tom discusses the importance of focusing your energy to the right place by using a great analogy “Batteries not Included”. Tom explains this notion in this Great Quotes in Fran...

Nancy Bigley, CEO of The Little Gym on Franchise Interviews

June 23, 2022 14:00 - 35 minutes - 15.8 MB

We are meeting with Nancy Bigley, Brand President and CEO of The Little Gym.  The Little Gym is an internationally recognized program that helps children build the developmental skills and confidence needed at each stage of childhood. The Little Gym’s first location was established in 1976 by Robin Wes, an innovative educator with a genuine love for children. The Little Gym International, LLC., headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., was formed in 1992 to franchise The Little Gym concept. The bra...

Kaitlynn Caster of Pizza Guys Meets with Franchise Interviews

June 16, 2022 14:00 - 31 minutes - 14 MB

We are meeting with Kaitlynn Caster of Pizza Guys. Kaitlynn left her college education behind to run her very own Pizza Guys. From humble beginnings as a single pizza restaurant in 1986, Pizza Guys have become a recognized leader in the pizza industry. From the day they opened, we have been committed to serving our customers the highest quality food, providing superior service, and creating unique specialty pizza recipes that can be delivered quickly to your door.  They continue to innovate ...

Mental Health Awareness Month and Massage Therapy Franchises

June 09, 2022 13:00 - 1 hour - 32.9 MB

Did you miss our podcast “Mental Health Awareness Month and Massage Therapy Franchises?” May is mental health awareness month. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, almost 50% of adults in the United States will experience a mental health challenge during their lifetime. Moreover, a growing body of research supports the positive impact of massage therapy on relieving stress, anxiety, and depression. Many studies indicate it can provide benefits similar to psychotherapy for...

Great Quotes in Franchising - Proud

June 08, 2022 13:45 - 3 minutes - 2.57 MB

Today’s Great Quote in franchising comes from Alex Wilkes of Pearle Vision. Alex discusses why being proud of the brand name is so important when choosing a franchise opportunity.

Ed Quinlan -President of Chem-Dry Franchise Opportunity on Franchise Interviews

May 19, 2022 14:00 - 46 minutes - 20.7 MB

We have a great show. We are meeting with Ed Quinlan, President of Chem-Dry - the world's leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service. Since its launch in 1977, Chem-Dry has become the recognized market leader by building a robust network of 1,800 franchises across the country. The brand was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500(r), the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Chem-Dry ranked on this prestigious list for its ...

The Difference Between Opportunity and Regret -Great Quotes in Franchising

May 12, 2022 18:45 - 7 minutes - 5.63 MB

If you go to our “About Us” page, you will notice the first paragraph discusses why we started Franchise Interviews. It states the following: Every business has a story. That is one of the reasons we created Franchise Interviews. It is amazing and inspiring how ordinary people achieved extraordinary success through franchising. Today’s guest and franchisee is a classic example of someone achieving the American dream through franchising. Today’s Great Quote in Franchising comes from Tony Lutf...

The Dog Stop Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

May 12, 2022 13:00 - 52 minutes - 23.8 MB

We have a great show. We are meeting with Jesse Coslov- Founder/CEO of The Dog Stop. The Dog Stop® provides premium services and retail experience for dogs and their owners. Their one-stop-shop focus allows pets to enjoy boarding, dog daycare, grooming, and training within one facility's confines. Their concept alleviates the stress of traveling to multiple locations and dealing with strangers daily. The Dog Stop® model allows our highly trained staff to build relationships with their clients...

Mr Jeff Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

May 05, 2022 13:00 - 40 minutes - 36.1 MB

We have a great show. We meet with Peter Stern, Managing Director, USA of Mr Jeff. Mr Jeff is a laundry service infused with cutting-edge AI technology that has globally modernized the tedious task of laundry in more than 30 countries and is proud to announce its contribution to the conservation of water and energy through its laundry services. Using laundry services saves 12,373,102 gallons of water and 593.273 kilowatts of energy a year compared to doing laundry at home.  Mr Jeff, a tech-b...

Mr. Jeff Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

May 05, 2022 13:00 - 40 minutes - 36.1 MB

We have a great show. We meet with Peter Stern, Managing Director, USA of Mr. Jeff. Mr. Jeff is a laundry service infused with cutting-edge AI technology that has globally modernized the tedious task of laundry in more than 30 countries and is proud to announce its contribution to the conservation of water and energy through its laundry services. Using laundry services saves 12,373,102 gallons of water and 593.273 kilowatts of energy a year compared to doing laundry at home.  Mr. Jeff, a tec...

Franchise Interviews Celebrates National Pretzel Day

April 26, 2022 10:44 - 33 minutes - 15 MB

Today, Franchise Interviews celebrates National Pretzel Day.  If you love a Pretzel, then National Pretzel Day on April 26 is the day for you. According to National Today, Pretzels, somewhat surprisingly, got their start in the Catholic Church. Sometime around the 7th Century A.D., monks presented their students with treats of baked dough twisted in the shape of crossed arms. At the time, crossing one’s arms was the traditional posture for prayer. Not only that, but pretzels, made from water,...

LIME Painting Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

April 21, 2022 14:00 - 45 minutes - 20.2 MB

We are meeting with Nick Lopez, the founder of LIME Painting. After discovering his passion for home improvement while owning his first painting LLC, Nick Lopez founded LIME Painting in 2013 to set the standard of excellence in painting high-end residential and commercial properties. Five years later, he put his perfected business model to the test and began franchising to provide high-quality interior and exterior painting, coating, and other restoration services to maintain the aesthetic a...

The Covery Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

April 14, 2022 14:00 - 43 minutes - 19.5 MB

We are meeting Edward Navan, Co-Founder, and CVO of The Covery. The Covery is a destination for IMMERSIVE Wellness. Its mission is to keep its members and communities healthy and productive through various services for the Mind and Body. More than ever, Immunity and mental health are the critical factors for a healthy lifestyle. At The Covery, we help you understand and formulate a plan to best boost your feelings of well-being and overall health. Every Business Has A Story Founded in ea...

Great Quotes in Franchising - Franchising Gives You The Chance To Start On 3rd

April 11, 2022 12:42 - 6 minutes - 4.87 MB

What a great quote! “Franchising Gives You The Chance To Start On Third Base.” That quote was by franchise legend George Naddaff who has been tagged by many as the guru in franchising. Listen to George’s advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. George Naddaff has been tagged the guru in franchising.  We had George on our one year anniversary of doing the show and he had several great quotes.  This was one of our favorites! Franchise Interviews gives an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at franchi...

Rad Air Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

April 07, 2022 12:30 - 38 minutes - 17.4 MB

We have a great show. We are meeting with Bill Snow, Vice President, Franchise Development & Operations, Rad Air Franchise Systems, Inc. Rad Air has a long history of providing quality automotive repair services and comprehensive vehicle maintenance to Northeast Ohio. In business since 1975, Rad Air started as a small radiator and air conditioning repair shop in Parma Heights, hence the name “Rad Air.” Although we continue to provide superior automotive heating and cooling system repairs, we...

Salad Station Meets with Franchise Interviews

March 31, 2022 14:00 - 47 minutes - 21.3 MB

We are meeting with Scott Henderson of Salad Station. Salad Station’s success can be attributed to its unique pay-by-the-pound business concept and the simplicity of its franchise-ready business model. The brand has offered delicious salads by the pound, giving customers the chance to eat as much, or as little, as they would like while reducing waste in the process. In addition, the brand offers delicious soups and gourmet wraps, giving everyone the chance to find something great to eat. Sin...

Great Quotes in Franchising Podcast - If the Procedure Manual Said

March 29, 2022 12:44 - 6 minutes - 4.71 MB

In this edition of Great Quotes in Franchising from Franchise Interviews, franchise author Julie Bennett  references one of the best quotes on the topic of franchising and what it takes to succeed.  Great Quotes in Franchising features highlights from our weekly franchise radio show which can be heard on BlogTalkRadio.com and Franchise Interviews.com.  Julie Bennett is the author of the Franchise Times Guide to Selecting, Buying and Owning a Franchise.  Julie appeared as a guest on our weekly...

Bad Ass Coffee Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

March 17, 2022 14:00 - 48 minutes - 21.7 MB

One of our very first podcasts over 14 years ago was with Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii.  We are excited to have them back 14 years later! We are meeting with Scott Snyder, CEO of Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii is entering a new era of growth following its acquisition by Colorado-based Royal Aloha Coffee Company in 2019. During the last three years, the company has re-launched the national brand with a new logo, packaging, and restaurant design, resulting in a revived 32-year-...

2022 Tax Tips on Franchise Interviews

March 03, 2022 15:00 - 47 minutes - 42.4 MB

I just read a tweet this morning from CPA Josh Horn. He suggested there would be so many more valuable private businesses if they would redirect the time and energy used on tax avoidance into value creation. First, we discuss tax tips with Craig Cody. As a Certified Tax CoachTM, Craig Cody belongs to a select group of practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training and continued education on various tax planning techniques and strategies to become and remain certified. Cra...

Franchise Interviews Celebrates National Pizza Day

February 09, 2022 15:00 - 1 hour - 71.1 MB

Today, Franchise Interviews is celebrating National Pizza Day, February 9.  Over the years, we met with some exciting pizza franchises.  Today, you will hear interviews with three pizza franchises. First, you will hear out interview with Mary Jane Riva, CEO of Pizza Factory.  Pizza Factory has become well known for serving fresh, high-quality pizza, sandwiches, salads and more. The brand is also widely recognized for its close community connection, which includes its iconic “No Bully Zone” pr...

The Undercover Boss Experience on Franchise Interviews

February 03, 2022 15:00 - 40 minutes - 18 MB

We have a great show.  Today we are going to talk about Undercover Boss and the Undercover Boss experience.  We had many guests on Franchise Interviews appear on Undercover Boss.  If you haven’t seen the show, Undercover Boss is a two-time Emmy Award-winning reality series that follows high-level executives as they slip anonymously into the rank-and-file of their own organizations. Each week, a different leader will sacrifice the comfort of their corner office for an undercover mission to exa...

The 4 Cs of Communication with the Telephone Doctor Nancy Friedman

January 27, 2022 19:00 - 1 hour - 30.5 MB

We have a great show.  We are meeting with the Telephone Doctor, Nancy Friedman.  Nancy is an expert on customer service, communication skills and sales. Nancy Friedman is a sought-after keynote customer service speaker at annual conferences, franchise and corporate meetings – both large and small. Her programs are inspiring, motivational and entertaining creating a memorable session all attendees can use immediately and forever. Fun, distinctive, fast paced, and energy filled, this customer...

Failing to Plan in Planning to Fail - Our Interview with Cheree Warrick

January 20, 2022 15:30 - 41 minutes - 18.4 MB

One popular question we hear is, do I need a business plan if I am buying a franchise?  The quick answer is yes!  Cheree Warrick is an expert when it comes to planning.  Cheree is a business plan writer at The Profit Partner.  Find out everything you need to know about writing business plans by listening to this podcast.   The Profit Partner writes business plans for entrepreneurs seeking capital from banks, angel investors and venture capitalists. Their big, audacious goal is to help 1000...

Jimmy St. Louis of Franchise123 Meets with Franchise Interviews

January 13, 2022 14:00 - 32 minutes - 29.3 MB

We are meeting Jimmy St. Louis.  Jimmy is an entrepreneur, competitive athlete, and businessman. He is currently an operating partner of Ayon Capital, Franchise Accelerators, and the founder of Franchise123. As the founder of Franchise123, his focus is on creating simple, open market connections between franchise buyers and sellers, to advance and improve the success of franchisees and franchisors. In addition to his business endeavors, Jimmy played football professionally for the NFL’s Tenne...

Cinch I.T. Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

January 06, 2022 15:00 - 28 minutes - 12.7 MB

We are meeting with Rick Porter, President and Founder of Cinch I.T.  Cinch I.T, a franchised computer support company, presents businesses of all sizes an alternative to hiring their own I.T. staff while providing customized quality support. The sudden closure of many offices and workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic brought in a new era of remote work for millions of employed Americans. With new variants of the virus arising, we will see this significant shift in workforce culture contin...

Great Quotes in Franchising Podcast - Status is an important consideration

January 03, 2022 15:41 - 7 minutes - 6.02 MB

How important to you is it if you were at at dinner party and someone asked you what you do for a living?  This was a great quote from Karol Mercurio who is a franchise consultant for Matchpoint.  Karol explains why and gives a great example. Karol explains why and gives a great example on why status is a very important consideration when buying a franchise.  Listen in to learn more.  

100% Chiropractic Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

December 30, 2021 15:00 - 35 minutes - 15.7 MB

We are meeting with Dr. Jason Helfrich of 100% Chiropractic. 100% Chiropractic is a family of full-service wellness clinics that offer cutting-edge chiropractic care, massage therapy, and a full line of supreme quality nutritional supplements. Jason and his wife Vanessa founded 100% Chiropractic to revolutionize chiropractic care and go beyond just treating pain - they work to help patients live life to its fullest potential. An aspect of this approach has always been becoming more involved ...

Phenix Salon Suites Meets with Franchise Interviews

December 23, 2021 15:00 - 27 minutes - 12.1 MB

Phenix Salon Suites is the nation’s leading salon suite concept that provides upscale and customizable suites for independent lifestyle professionals. Its business has been growing rapidly, and the brad recently surpassed 300 locations. Following this milestone, the brand revealed its expansion plan internationally with the opening of its first British location in Manchester earlier this month. Now, the brand has its eye on international and national expansion in a number of new markers.  Thi...

Nellie Akalp, CEO and Co-founder of CorpNet Meets Franchise Interviews

December 16, 2021 15:00 - 45 minutes - 20.3 MB

We are meeting with Nellie Akalp.  Nellie is the CEO and co-founder of CorpNet.com, a trusted resource and service provider for business incorporation, LLC filings, and corporate compliance services. Nellie has been in the industry since 1997 when she and her husband/business partner started their first company with $100. That business was sold to Intuit in 2005 for $20 million.CorpNet has established a partner program where they white-label startup and compliance filings on behalf of entrepr...

Great Quotes in Franchising - The Similarities of Buying a Drill and a Franchise

December 14, 2021 18:45 - 5 minutes - 3.78 MB

Franchising is not rocket science but in Dr. Robert Needham’s case it is. Dr. Needham was a former rocket scientist who became an expert and author om franchising. He suggested “People buy drills because they need holes.” The same concept applies to franchising. Listen in to learn more. Franchise Interviews gives an up close behind the scenes look at franchising and entrepreneurship through our popular franchise radio show. Our Great Quotes in Franchising podcast gives some of the best quotes...

Discovery Map International Meets with Franchise Interviews

December 02, 2021 15:00 - 37 minutes - 16.7 MB

We are meeting with Peter Hans.  Since 2005, Peter Hans has been the president of Discovery Map International, the leading provider of curated guides to top tourist attractions in cities and towns throughout North America. The Waitsfield, Vermont-based franchisor has maps in 130 communities in North America and has 91 franchise owners. Peter began his career as an investment banker in Switzerland for six years and followed that with six more years in London. During that time, he traveled to a...

McDonald's - Franchise Interviews Celebrates 15 Years Discussing McDonald's

November 24, 2021 15:00 - 53 minutes - 48.3 MB

We have a great show.  Today, Franchise Interviews is celebrating our 15 year anniversary and we have a three-part show.  First, we are meeting with distinguished members of the Purdue University Global Collegiate Entrepreneurs to discuss the movie called "The Founder"…The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. In part tw...

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Craig Cody
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Laura Coe
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Mark Anderson
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