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Franchise Interviews

425 episodes - English - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9 ratings

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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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...

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 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 - 21.2 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...

Main Squeeze Juice Co. Meets with Franchise Interviews

November 11, 2021 15:00 - 54 minutes - 24.4 MB

We are meeting with the CEO of Main Squeeze Juice Co., Thomas Nieto. Main Squeeze Juice Company, based out of New Orleans, LA, has been franchising its fast-casual juice and smoothie bar concept since 2017. Main Squeeze’s mission is to make healthy easier, and the company’s nutritionist-designed, the superfood-centric menu does exactly that by offering a daily source of plant-based nutrition packed with natural and quick energy.  We will discuss how Main Squeeze Juice Co. has been paired wit...

WoWorks Franchise Opportunities Meets with Franchise Interviews

November 04, 2021 14:00 - 47 minutes - 21.5 MB

We have a great show.  We are meeting with Kelly Roddy, CEO of WOWorks.  WOWorks was formed in 2020 with a mission to help guests pursue their passions and live their best lives by serving healthy, nutritious and flavorful meals along with first-rate hospitality. Fully owned by Centre Lane Partners, LLC, WOWorks' portfolio consists of Saladworks, the nation's leading fast-casual salad brand; Frutta Bowls, a unique restaurant franchise serving a variety of superfood bowls, fresh fruit smoothi...

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Franchise Opportunity Meets with FranchiseInterviews

October 14, 2021 14:00 - 37 minutes - 16.7 MB

We are meeting with James Williams, CEO of Mayweather Boxing and Fitness.  Founded in 2018 by Floyd Mayweather after his retirement from his undefeated boxing career of 21 years, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness was created to help the Mayweather family spirit and legacy live on to inspire people worldwide. Having previously kept his training methods a secret from the world, Floyd now looks to share his champion mentality and unique workout techniques through his brand. Floyd had created quite the...

PostNet Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 30, 2021 14:00 - 26 minutes - 11.6 MB

We have a great show.  We are meeting with Bill McPherson, Franchise Executive of PostNet. What started as a simple packing and shipping business in 1993 has proudly grown into a printing and shipping solutions franchise, providing strong, local partnerships to private consumers and small businesses for over 25 years. In 2017, PostNet joined the global family of MBE Worldwide, which includes independently owned PostNet, AlphaGraphics, and MBE-branded centers, spanning 2,800+ locations in 53 c...

Fit Body Boot Camp Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 23, 2021 14:00 - 42 minutes - 18.9 MB

We are meeting with Bryce Henson the CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp, the world’s fastest-growing fitness boot camp franchise. Having over 10+ years of experience in the fitness industry and owning 2 Fit Body Boot Camp locations, Bryce’s passion is spreading fitness to the world.  He is mentoring fitness professionals on how to grow their businesses and change more lives in their local communities. Bryce also co-leads FBBC Mastermind Group, an exclusive coaching group for high-performing fitness p...

Massage Heights Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 16, 2021 14:00 - 45 minutes - 20.4 MB

We are meeting with Scott Schubiger, Chief Development Officer of the Massage Heights franchise opportunity.  Massage Heights is a family-owned massage and wellness franchise dedicated to elevating the lives of others by providing Members and Guests with professional, affordable, and resort-quality massage, skincare, and wellness services. Since its founding in 2004, Massage Heights has grown from a single Retreat in San Antonio, Texas, to over 120 Retreat locations across the U.S. and Canada...

Franchising the Junk Removal Industry -Primetime Edition of Franchise Interviews

September 09, 2021 23:30 - 1 hour - 98.3 MB

Welcome to a prime-time edition of Franchise Interviews.  Tonight’s show features four franchisors in the junk and hauling industry.  While providing similar services, each franchise is a bit different from the other.  We will play clips from previous interviews with 1-800-GotJunk, College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, Bin There Dump That, and the Junkluggers franchise opportunity. 

Frios Gourmet Pops Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

September 02, 2021 14:00 - 36 minutes - 16.4 MB

Every business has a story.  Cliff Kennedy's story begins while sitting in traffic and discovering Frios Gourmet Pops.  Once he tried the product, he knew he had to be part of this fantastic brand.  Cliff signed on as a franchisee in 2018, buying the Mobile, Alabama territory. He then bought Frios Gourmet Pops within six months to add more support and structure to the company.  By joining the Frios family, you are not only joining the fastest-growing ice pop franchise in the U.S., but you are...

Great Quotes in Franchising Podcast - I am not creative. I didn't want to invent

August 26, 2021 13:42 - 4 minutes - 3.5 MB

There is a great expression which suggests success leaves clues. In this episode, we ask Dan Castellini, the frantrepreneur who owns one how he became so successful in franchising with the Liberty Tax franchise system. Let us know your thoughts!  Great quotes in franchising.  Dan Castellini is one of Liberty Tax Services top franchisees.  Why?  Listen to some powerful words of wisdom from hall of famer in franchising John Hewitt and successful franchise business owner Dan Castellini.

PetWellClinic Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

August 19, 2021 14:00 - 23 minutes - 20.9 MB

We are meeting with CEO, Dr. Sam Meisler, DVM of the PetWellClinic franchise opportunity.  PetWellClinic is a walk-in veterinary clinic, providing excellent preventative, wellness, and sick care for dogs and cats on an on-demand basis. There is no need for an appointment because PetWellClinic’s technology, design, and operational systems provide customers with a modern-day experience in an antiquated industry. PetWellClinic recently began franchising after the success of its company-owned ope...

Office Evolution Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

August 05, 2021 14:00 - 39 minutes - 17.6 MB

We are meeting with Andrea Pirrotti-Dranchak  Andrea serves as Chief Marketing and Development Officer for both Franchise Development and Brand at Office Evolution (the fastest growing and #1 coworking franchise in the US). Office Evolution is seeing interest from companies and entrepreneurs who are now giving the benefits of rentable office space to their employees. In fact, Office Evolution relies on its suburban business model approach to be the most convenient place to have an office and ...

Peter Carlson, President of Pet Evolution Meets with Franchise Interviews

July 22, 2021 14:00 - 37 minutes - 16.7 MB

We are meeting with Peter Carlson, President of Pet Evolution Franchising, LLC.  Unlike your standard pet supply stores, Pet Evolution takes a health-driven approach to keep dogs healthy and their owners happy. Each location offers products that cater to specific pet diets and health concerns, along with specialty services like grooming, self-serve dog wash, and mobile nail trims. Every Business Has A Story Pet Evolution was founded in 2012 by friends Rian Thiele and Mike Osborn, both hav...

Justin Nihiser, CEO of Code Ninjas Meets with Franchise Interviews

July 08, 2021 13:30 - 39 minutes - 17.7 MB

We have a great show today. We are meeting with Justin Nihiser, CEO of Code Ninjas. Code Ninjas® is the world’s largest and fastest-growing kids coding franchise, with hundreds of locations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Their goal is to create the problem solvers of tomorrow. At their centers, kids learn to code while building their own video games in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment. Kids gain confidence, logic, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills that w...

America's Franchise Matchmaker Careyann Golliver Meets with Franchise Interviews

July 01, 2021 14:00 - 47 minutes - 21.1 MB

We have a great show today. We are meeting with Franchise Business Consultant Careyann Golliver.  Careyann (Larson) Golliver is known as America’s Franchise Matchmaker™. Her passion comes from helping grow her local family handyman business to the top-rated national franchise in the handyman industry.  Careyann has been featured in national publications including; Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, and FORTUNE and is a sought-after professional speaker showcasing her knowledge acr...

Wag N' Wash Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

June 24, 2021 14:00 - 29 minutes - 13 MB

Many years ago, we had the opportunity to meet with Dan Remus and Jef Strauss, Co-Founders of Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming..  We invited Jef Strauss, co-founder of Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming to discuss how the organization has grown.  Wag N’ Wash gives pet owners a highly personalized, “one-stop-shop” experience they’d never be able to replicate with a big-box pet store or an online retailer.  Jef discusses the following questions: Can you describe the Wag N’ Wash con...

Great Quotes in Franchising

June 10, 2021 14:00 - 15 minutes - 13.3 MB

Several years ago, we created a spin-off on our podcast called Great Quotes in Franchising.  Great Quotes in Franchising features clips from our weekly podcast.  Today you are going to hear two of our most recent clips from our Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.  Picture this scenario.  You just started a company, and you need to hire a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chief Operating Officer (COO).  How much do you think it will cost to achieve this task...

Two Must Read Books this Summer on Franchising

June 03, 2021 13:30 - 1 hour - 29.7 MB

We have a great show. Today we are discussing two great books for aspiring entrepreneurs to read this summer. First, we are meeting with franchise expert, author, and consultant Tom Scarda. Mr. Scarda is going to talk about his recent book, The Magic of Choosing Uncertainty. Tom will answer the following: What suggestions would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise? Why did you write the book "The Magic of Choosing Uncertainty"? What types of traits make successful f...

The DRIPBaR Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

May 27, 2021 14:00 - 36 minutes - 16.5 MB

We are meeting with Ben Crosbie of franchise development for The DRIPBaR franchise opportunity. At The DRIPBaR, everything they do is motivated by one fundamental focus—supporting the best health of their clients. Through advances in cellular and biological science, they help them fight the consequences of chronic illness, address the effects of aging, and achieve balanced wellness. With so many modern medical breakthroughs, their team began reimagining how infusion-based treatments could be ...

Southern Classic Chicken Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

May 20, 2021 14:00 - 34 minutes - 15.2 MB

We are meeting with Tom O’Keefe, Managing Director of Southern Classic Chicken.  Southern Classic Chicken, which offers home-style fried chicken, utilizes a drive-thru or walk-up model in each location, which has poised the concept for continued expansion throughout the pandemic and beyond. The brand saw a 20% increase in system-wide sales last year when the demand for off-premise dining increased nationwide and now is starting to become the standard practice in the fast-food industry.  In Pa...

Look Out Starbuck - Bad Ass Coffee Franchise Opportunity

May 20, 2021 01:14 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

The Bad Ass Coffee Company of Hawaii, Inc., is the premier franchise for an existing and rapidly expanding chain of gourmet coffee stores. They had their start in the beautiful state of Hawaii and have grown in home-towns and popular tourist destinations throughout the Hawaiian Islands and North America. Marty and Don both tried their coffee and it was out of this world.  Lookout Starbucks!  

Look Out Starbucks - Bad Ass Coffee Franchise Opportunity

May 20, 2021 01:14 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

The Bad Ass Coffee Company of Hawaii, Inc., is the premier franchise for an existing and rapidly expanding chain of gourmet coffee stores. They had their start in the beautiful state of Hawaii and have grown in home-towns and popular tourist destinations throughout the Hawaiian Islands and North America. Marty and Don both tried their coffee and it was out of this world.  Lookout Starbucks!  

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