She Owns It: Adam & Eve

She Owns It - Adam & Eve

Adam & Eve stores provide a safe, friendly environment for women, men and couples to explore romance and erotica. With everything from lingerie to bachelor and bachelorette gifts to instructional manuals to games designed specifically to re-ignite the spark, Adam & Eve stores aim to have something for the sensualists in us all. Meet Kara …

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Franchise of the Month: Once Upon a Child

Franchise of the Month Once upon a child

Once Upon A Child offers a truly unique retail franchise opportunity as the largest national children’s resale store of its kind — focusing on the buying and selling of high-quality, new and gently used apparel, toys, baby equipment and furniture for children (from infants through tweens) at affordable, family-friendly prices. Unlike the competitors, Once Upon …

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How to Run a Family Business and Not Kill Each Other

How to run a family business and not kill each other - yfiw

Summertime evokes blissful images of family road trips, cookouts, and kids out of school for a few months. But maybe this is a little too much family time for you this summer. Now, just imagine if you owned a family business and worked with them! It may surprise you to hear that “about 90% of …

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Franchise of the Month: iTrip Vacations

Franchise of the Month iTrip Vacations

Do you want to live in a fabulous vacation area?  This is one of those businesses that allows you to “retire” to your dream destination and build a profitable business in paradise. iTrip Vacations was founded in 2008 by vacation property owners for vacation property owners, who were frustrated with the outdated ways of managing …

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She Owns It: Just Between Friends

She Owns It - Just Between Friends

Just Between Friends is the dominant brand in the rapidly growing consignment sales event industry who’s franchisees offer “pop-up” gigantic sales events 2-4 times per year. Investment in a Just Between Friends franchise starts at $32,774, making it very affordable. Franchisees can opt for a single territory and hold a minimum of two events a …

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I Love you, I don’t need you, I love you!

Franchise lifecycle - a love hate relationship

Every relationship has its struggles and its triumphs. These trials can be as difficult as they are rewarding. The relationship between a franchisee and a franchisor is no different. An oft-cited scientific paper(1) sought to understand overall franchisee satisfaction levels during the “lifecycle” of operating a franchise. While the paper is largely academic, it split …

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