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Franchise of the Month – Fitness Machine Technicians

This months feature is a B to B concept that has all the right features: low investment, low employee count, and recurring revenue. Fitness Machine Technicians (FMT) specializes in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for gyms, corporations, hotels, and private residences – basically everywhere fitness equipment is used. Colleges, residential complexes, hotel chains, …

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Franchise of the Month – The Salt Suite

This month’s feature is for all of you who love the idea of a unique and fresh business that you can be first to bring to your community (or not depending on how health conscious your community is).  Salt caves first got on my radar a few years back when not one but two opened …

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She Owns It – Barb Moran of Moran Industries

Moran Industries was formed in 1990 when the Moran’s acquired Mr Transmission, which was the beginning of their entry into the franchising world. Over the years Mr. Moran’s entrepreneurial spirit was evident as he built the original business around automotive resale & wholesale and eventually saw the need for automotive and transmission parts and repair …

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Franchise of the Month – ACTi-KARE

  Experts believe that the home care industry is still in its infancy.  This is a very big baby with annual revenues in excess of 9.5 Billion and annual growth rates expected to continue to be north of 10% through 2022 according to IBIS.  That’s one of the highest growth rates of ANY industry. With …

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Franchise of the Month – Spavia!

This month’s business model is one I am a user of  myself, The combination of an incredible leadership team plus the growth (past and projected) of the demand for their services makes this one you should take a look at if you’re seeking a semi absentee business you can be proud to bring to your …

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A Father’s Day Franchising Tale

This is a Father’s Day tale for all those fathers who spend too much time in airplanes or on the road and are missing out on  seeing their kids grow up.  The window of time before they leave for college or other places is painfully short.  Jimmy Brown was tired of it and felt he …

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