Sophanith Pou was visiting graduate schools in California when he landed on the idea. He and his three siblings knew they wanted to go into business, and with their parents ready to lay out the money, it was only a matter of picking a course and sticking with it. “I was searching for my grad [...]
Budget Blinds recommends installing only cordless window treatments in homes where small children are present. Additionally, the company encourages parents and caregivers to place furniture away from windows to limit access and use safety devices to make window areas safer for children and pets. Safety is always a consideration when designing rooms for children. There [...]
The Ronald McDonald House Charities® Board of Trustees added The Dwyer Group, Inc. to the new Ray Kroc Heritage Society donor wall on Friday, October 22, at McDonald’s worldwide headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. Business organizations must donate a minimum $100,000 to be recognized and featured on the Ray Kroc Heritage Society donor wall. “It’s [...]
In my book, Grow to Greatness: How to build a world-class franchise system faster, I present the Six Steps to Selling Success. Step Five is Discovery Day. Discovery Day is show time! Whether you have one franchise or a thousand, this special event propels your sales process to a crescendo. It’s “Confirmation Day,” where serious [...]
Two Cafe2U franchise owners joined forces to raise money for a cancer charity. Jeff and Ron, who own franchises at Belfast Harbour, recently raised £500 for Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children, which givers support to young people diagnosed with cancer and their families. The pair raised the money through selling charity raffle tickets on [...]
Children’s Party Franchise, Pump It Up, Launches Nationwide Fundraising Efforts to Benefit the Autism Society
Gymboree Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit grew 13% as the children’s apparel maker posted higher sales and margins.
Sylvan Learning Announces Chicago as Key Market in 2010 Expansion Plans; Plans More Than 14 New Cent
Sylvan Learning, Inc., North America’s most recognized provider of supplemental education, announced today that Chicago, IL is a priority growth market in the company’s 2010 expansion plans. The company is seeking franchisees in the Chicago area to develop 14 new centers in the region. Within the past two years, Sylvan has sold 14 territories in the Chicago area.
Children’s Orchard is the nation’s first franchise of gently used and new name-brand children’s items.
While Children’s Orchard® franchise has become well known across the country for selling gently used, brand-name clothing and accessories for children, the company’s new Online Store will feature a variety of brand-new products and services to meet the unique needs of today’s mom.