Franchise Field Operations are All About Relationships

Franchising is all about relationships, and your field consultants are your key players. Check out this infographic for the top priorities and challenges that come with the keys to great franchisor-franchisee relationships.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FranConnect




Success Story: BrightStar Care

FranConnect is helping BrightStar Care meet their growth goals for new franchise development, opening new stores, and in building local marketing awareness and lead conversion.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect




5 Field Operations Secrets from 600 Franchise Brands

We have outlined 5 basic premises that highly effective field operations teams embrace to make their organizations successful.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FranConnect


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FEATURES


Saladworks CEO reveals brand's 5-step come-back strategy

Saladworks was facing bankruptcy in 2015, when Centre Lane Partners bought it for nearly $17 million. Since then, CEO Patrick Sugrue has been working to breathe new life into the 30-year-old brand. "You have to be able to fail fast...


Franchise focus: How 1 brand is taking poke mainstream

Pokeworks, which couples high-quality seafood with traditional Hawaiian ingredients, including furikake, hikiki seaweed, mango and macadamia nuts, is expanding this year to NYC, Seattle, Chicago, and Washington DC, and recently opened its first franchise in Boston.

2 events to help you succeed in franchising

To help operators avoid common pitfalls and to learn about the new technology now available to help restaurateurs succeed, Networld Media Group is hosting two events focusing on franchise growth and innovation.

Cafe Rio execs talk strategy behind brand's rapid growth

Strong leadership, innovative tools and a commitment to treat each location as its only location are all reasons for the brand's robust growth.

Great Harvest Bread CEO: Competitors should be worried

The chain has launched a "hub-and-spoke" bakery-cafe franchise opportunity, meaning franchisees can purchase a large territory that includes a single Great Harvest Bread Co. bakery operation, and as many cafe-only units as they desire in surrounding towns.

Penn Station CEO: We need 3 things to grow

Craig Dunaway of Penn Station East Coast Subs talks about franchise growth challenges, customer engagement and labor processes at the 2016 Fast Casual Executive Summit in Dana Point, California.


Cousins Subs VP lays out growth plans

Jason Valentine,  VP of Operations of Cousins Subs, chats about cultivating franchise relationships, employee engagement, the brand's new look and food safety challenges.


Blast & Brew taps into allure of personal choice

The new Blast & Brew pizza and beer franchise gives customers creative choice regarding what's on their plates and how they most prefer to wash it down. Here, CEO John Ferdinandi talks about the concept and the path forward.

Starbucks pizza? Yes, it's true

The chain's ambitious plan will increase revenue by 10 percent, grow earnings per share by 15-20 percent and drive mid-single-digit comp growth each year, while opening 12,000 new stores globally by 2021.

Habit Burger CMO chats about taking the California brand national

Matt Hood, CMO of Habit Burger Grill, chats with Tim Tang about what it takes to expand a regional concept nationwide.


Going 1-on-1 with Garbanzo CEO

James Park took the reins just over a year ago at Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, leaving behind a VP title at Which Wich. He's spent the past year streamlining operations and prepping the chain for growth.

Focus Brands president: 'Restaurant business is complicated'

The president of Focus Brands sums up his views on the state of the restaurant industry.


3 steps to choose the right technology

We all know that the amount of investment capital flowing into the food tech space has led to a virtual saturation of new restaurant technology in everything from online ordering systems to self-monitoring ovens, and even a burger-making robot. Here is a three-step process to help choose which technology is right for a growing business.

8 great takeaways from Dubai global franchising show

The Global Franchise Market show in Dubai covered a variety of franchising issues, including women in franchising, how to take your brand global, how to know when you are ready to franchise your brand and tips for choosing the right franchise partners.

Franchise Focus: How Mamoun's is taking Middle Eastern food mainstream

With 14 franchises under development, Hussam Chater, director of franchising and co-owner of Mamoun’s, plans to grow the brand to 200 by 2020

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