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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Certified as a World-Class Franchise

06 January, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Certified as a World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute LINCOLN, NE (Jan 6) – Outdoor Lighting Perspectives® 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... Read More

Miracle-Ear Certified as a World-Class Franchise

22 October, 2013

LINCOLN, NE (October 22, 2013) – Miracle-Ear 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 75.3 % of all Miracle-Ear franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of franchisee... Read More

International Franchise Expo 2013

26 June, 2013

Geri and I were pleased to attend the 2013 International Franchise Expo, in support of our World-Class Franchises at the IFE:  Mosquito Squad, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, Archadeck, Sport Clips, FASTSIGNS, and Express Employment Professionals.  

Liquid Capital Certified as a World-Class Franchise

06 June, 2013

LINCOLN, NE (June 6th, 2013) – Liquid Capital 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 77.7% of all Liquid Capital’s franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of... Read More

City Wide Maintenance Certified as a World-Class Franchise

21 May, 2013

LINCOLN, NE (May 21, 2013) –City Wide Maintenance 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 93.5% of all City Wide Maintenance franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level... Read More

Mosquito Squad Certified as a World-Class Franchise

18 April, 2013

LINCOLN, NE (April 18th, 2013) – Mosquito Squad 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 77.2% of all Mosquito Squad franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of... Read More

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

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.

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