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Franchise Vs. Business Opportunity - To the untrained eye, franchise and business opportunity investments look pretty much the same. Both invite you to purchase a package of goods and services and business concepts. Both offer you the chance to capitalize on a business idea that has already proved to be successful. Both provide some training, handholding and access to a valuable marketplace. In reality, though, there are huge differences between the two concepts. While these fundamental distinctions sometimes appear subtle, detecting and understanding them can help you protect yourself when you take the plunge into your new business....   [tags: Franchise Business] 1881 words
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Sports Franchise - The four available business ventures for this paper are. 1. Specialty high-end flooring contractor: will install all floor types (imported tile, granite, marble, hard wood, and carpeting) as part of new construction or remodeling. 2. Pilates Studio Franchise: individuals can take classes or work out on their own. 3. Sports Bar Franchise: individuals can watch multiple sporting events on large screen TV’s. 4. Global Computer Consultant: assist corporations and individuals in setting up computer networks....   [tags: Business Franchise] 870 words
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The Success of the McDonald’s Franchise - Not having to answer to a corporate boss is the dream of many and the flexibility that owning a business franchise creates provides this option. Success is not reached by simply creating a business, however. The level of success is measured by the size and efficiency of the business. Business growth is the driving force of the economy. The additional jobs and revenues created when a business expands allow the economy to grow at exponential rates. One of the fastest and most popular ways to increase the size of a business is to turn it into a franchise, which can then be purchased by individuals....   [tags: Business, Marketing] 1280 words
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The Negative Impact of the CSI Franchise - With a record of an average 119 television channels available to each household, television dominates American life (MediaBuyerPlanner). This wide assortment of television gives viewers many different realities to imitate, like a small child following and obeying its parent. One of the leading television shows in our society is the CSI franchise, with three different extensions. CSI, and shows similar to it, portray the criminal justice system in a negative light, which causes confusion between reality and fiction....   [tags: Forensic Science]
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Tim Hortons: The Business and Franchise - When it comes to the term “Tim Hortons,” what comes to the average person’s mind might have a lot to do with which generation you grew up in. If you had grown up in the 1960’s and were a big hockey fan, you would probably match the name Tim Horton as the legendary defenseman who lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups. You even may match the name to the exotic De Tomaso Pantera, which was given to Horton as a one year signing bonus by the Buffalo Sabres, which Horton later died in during a high speed crash....   [tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Stanley Cup]
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Franchise Assignment: Liquid Capital - 1. Description of the Franchise Liquid Capital has an international network of franchisees specialized in financial services for existing businesses in urgent need of financing. The main strategy to find funding for those businesses experiencing cash flow problems is to collect the accounts receivable of their customer businesses, that is, the money that is owed to this business by its own customers. Furthermore, the latest press release published on Liquid Capital’s corporate website on December 1, 2007 states that there are 25 franchise owners (or “principals” as the company calls them) throughout Canada....   [tags: Business Administration]
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The McDonald's Franchise Internationally - There are many different cultures making up the world that we live in. Some can be experienced right where you live, while others are in another state or even country. Even though there are so many unique cultures in our world, it is hard for us to think of something as simple as McDonald’s being any different than our own. McDonald’s is something that many people in America have been to and experienced for themselves, but not many people can say they have experienced it some place else such as France or China....   [tags: richar and james mcdonald, inexpensive]
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What Is a Franchise? - What Is a Franchise. Franchising is a form of business in which the owner, or franchiser, gives license to distribute products, services or methods of business to affiliated dealers, franchisees. In many cases franchisees are given exclusive access to a particular geographical area. The franchiser usually mandates uniform symbols, trademarks and standardized services. Thirty years ago franchising was a revolutionary new technology - a new and better way - a new and better way to retail goods, food products and services to the consumers....   [tags: essays research papers] 582 words
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Equal Gender Representation in The Gaming Franchise - Equal Gender Representation in The Gaming Franchise This paper tries to express how sexism/chauvinism ideas have infected the virtual-world of video games, and resulted in a male dominated video-gaming industry. Now, being that 49% of U.S. households own a dedicated gaming console (E.S.A. 2012), it is imperative that we address this issue. Gender disparity in the gaming business is exceedingly one-sided. Female employees constitute less than 10% of the gaming industry, and even though that shortcoming females have contributed to the video gaming franchise....   [tags: gaming industry, gender equality, women]
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Articles of Franchise - Articles of Franchise What Is Franchising The term franchise covers a wide range of arrangements under which the owner of a product, process, service or even just a name (e.g. sportsman) will issue a license to make or use something in exchange for some form of payment Here are some various types of franchise businesses (which are common to business format franchise): Ø A license to a manufacture a certain product within a certain territory and over a given period of time, have access to any secret process this involves and the use of its brand name in exchange for royalty on the sales....   [tags: Papers] 9419 words
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The Subway Franchise - The Subway Franchise The Subway story started in 1965 in Bridgeport, Connecticut during the summer of 1965. 17 year old Fred DeLuca was trying to earn enough money to pay for his college tuition by working in a hardware store. He wanted a way to add money to his minimum wage salary. He got the solution at a backyard barbecue in a conversation with a family friend, nuclear physicist Dr. Peter Buck. With a $1000 loan from Buck, DeLuca opened Pete's Super Submarine on August 28, 1965. One year later, he opened his second shop so customers would see him expanding and believe that he was successful....   [tags: essays research papers] 444 words
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To What Extent is Owning a Franchise a Good Business Decision? - Why start a half owned business when you can have it all for you self and make the most out of it. A franchise is a business which uses the original company’s name to sell goods and services in a certain area. In other words franchising is creating an alliance between groups of people who have a specific goal of dominating the market and having more customers than their opponents. The original company is called a franchiser, and the person who opens a franchise is a franchisee. Even though the franchisee has to pay for the business name, they are still provided with standards, quality, access to tools and materials, and advertising....   [tags: good and services, self-owned companies]
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Location Analysis Of A Franchise Restaurant - Location Analysis of a Franchise Resturaunt Problem Statement: Boston Pizza International Inc. is a Canadian owned and operated restaurant. It has many facilities in Canada and has opened facilities in the United States and in Southeast Asia. Boston Pizza is penetrating further into the Canadian market and is opening at a new location on 8th Street in Saskatoon. The chosen location has been the home of many previous restaurant failures. It seems odd that any restaurant would want to open in a location which has proven to be unsuccessful....   [tags: essays research papers] 2512 words
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Diamonds are Forever: the James Bond Franchise and Blood Diamonds - Diamonds symbolize wealth, success, power, and really all of the characteristics of living the good life. Shirley Bassey immortalized her love for the jewels as she sang “diamonds are forever, they are all I need to please me “are the first two lines of the song. Diamonds are forever is the theme song of the same name for the seventh film in the James Bond Franchise. Diamonds are forever was released in 1971, transitioning into the decade 2010 I believe we still have the same Obsession on the value we as consumers and a society place on Diamonds....   [tags: James Bond, diamonds, blood diamonds, ] 2097 words
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Opening a Chili’s Franchise - opening a chili’s franchise 1. Have you ever been at a restaurant and thought to yourself, how do I do start my own Chili’s restaurant. If I have does that make me weird. Opening a restaurant has been something I have wanted to do for a while now. 2. Qualifications for Chili’s A) three steps 1. 5yrs. experience with a multi-unit restaurant owner 2. personal/business liquidity of $500,000 per restaurant 3. personal/ business net worth of at least $5 million B) initial franchise fee $ 40,000 3....   [tags: essays research papers] 346 words
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Professional Sports Industry: Examining the Popularity of NFL Franchise Indianapolis Colts, as Well as Other Sports Franchises - Professional sports comprise of an enormous and complex industry. Subdivided into their respective sports and leagues, individual franchises act as independent businesses. The collective goal of these businesses is to provide a product that consumers will seek to purchase. In the case of a football team, for example, the Indianapolis Colts represent a business, and football is the product that they sell. Not all football, however, is so eagerly consumed. The Arena Football League recently disbanded after 21 years of selling its brand of football....   [tags: sports] 1293 words
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How to Optimize Your Franchise Expo Leads and Generate More Sales - How to Optimize Your Franchise Expo Leads and Generate More Sales. Exhibiting at a franchise expo is an effective means for businesses to showcase their brands and new products and services, stay up to date on competitors and collaborate with industry peers. However, the main objective of exhibiting at expos & trade shows is to acquire qualified leads that can be converted into franchise sales. Franchisors can significantly increase their chances of achieving this key objective by taking the right steps before, during and after the show....   [tags: qualified leads, plan, follow up, sieze moment] 718 words
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Restaurant Industry: The Doha Quick Stop in New York - 1.0 Executive Summary Doha Quick Stop is a start-up company that has obtained a franchise license to operate an New York franchise in Doha, Doha Quick Stop is a new player in the restaurant industry. The restaurant is in a comfortable, familiar, small town that has a strong need for additional dining options. Bolstered by the need for more choices in family-oriented dining experiences, combined with the option for home-delivery, the restaurant is positioned to take advantage of the market need and serve the families in DOHA and the surrounding area....   [tags: franchise, pizzeria] 2066 words
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Business Analysis: The Case of 7-Eleven Inc. - 7-Eleven Inc. is one of the leading chains in the convenience/ retail industry. 7-Eleven was founded in 1927 in Dallas, Texas. It is the world’s largest mover and expanded faster then any of the convenience store. It also has many stores with gas stations that are cheaper price then the competitors. (http://mbacase.blogspot.com) The name 7-Eleven was originated in 1946 because the stores were open from 7am to 11pm. 7-Eleven has changed vastly after they started offering customers service 24 hours and seven days a week....   [tags: team work, franchise] 2006 words
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A Healthier Life with Menchie's vs Yogurtland - Everyone is looking for better and healthier life. People today pay more and more attention to the food they eat, they want it to be healthy and tasty, on the other side modern life is so dynamic and eventful, that the food must be fast. So you need to come up with something that will support all these needs. The great solution is Frozen Yogurt. It is a refreshing, savory dessert that combines the flavors and textures of ice cream and sherbet. Frozen yogurt is a new-comer in the dessert market....   [tags: customers, franchise, dessert] 689 words
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Operation Management for Domino´s Pizza - Introduction Domino’s Pizza is one of the world leaders in pizza delivery. It establishes in 1960 in the United States and operating with company-owned and franchise owned stores in International markets (Dominobiz, 2013). In this essay we will look through the operation management of Domino’s Pizza which in the core operation. Then, I will analyse the 4V model of attribute of demand for the service, the performance objective of the organisation, provide input-transformation-output diagram and supply network of the organisation....   [tags: delivery, franchise, service, performance] 1389 words
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Baseball's Perfect Warrior, Stan Musial - The statue stands down the third base line outside of Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The statue has an inscription that reads, "Here stands baseball's perfect warrior. Here stands baseball's perfect knight." That was what commissioner Ford Frick’s opinion was about Stan Musial but his opinion was far from the rest of the countries opinion. Musial was not your “ideal” star. He didn’t marry Marilyn Monroe or hit in 56 straight games like Joe DiMaggio. Musial didn’t resemble youth like Willie Mays or tape-measure home runs like Mickey Mantle....   [tags: franchise, homerun, steroids]
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Muzz Buzz Business Investigation - ... The fifth characteristic is goal setting for team members, which would be set by the owner of the business. This is done so employees not only know they have to climb the mountain but also how it is supposed to be climbed. Without knowing employees are going to become lost at some point. The last characteristic is continues development of team members. This includes development of skills and personal development. This is essential in a business as the owner want to employee someone and see that 6 months later there has been a change in the work process which is needed in businesses such as Muzz Buzz and McDonalds....   [tags: success and innovation, australia, franchise]
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Ice Delights Case Study - Ice Delights Case Study 1. Evaluate the “Deal” as it is presented in the case      As outlined below, ICEDELIGHTS is willing to provide an acceptable option to the franchisees due to their inability to commit to the venture immediately. The revisions to the deal allow the franchisees flexibility in their timeline for raising capital and financing the deal. Regardless of the timeline, the situation presents a concern with the franchisees ability to raise the amount of capital required to open their first three stores in a timely manner....   [tags: Franchise Analysis] 1673 words
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Tesla Cars are Illegal? - Electric cars are attempting to bring on an uprising. A modern company, Tesla Motors, is bringing the all-electric car to life. Tesla has been very successful in the past couple of years, engineering a vehicle that will impress safety standards. Although it has been quite a bumpy ride along the way for CEO and founder Elon Musk of Tesla Motors. Tesla has big plans for the future. However, the plans will not be necessary unless Tesla is allowed to sell their vehicles directly to the consumer and not through dealerships....   [tags: electic automobiles, big franchise dealerships]
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Film: A Dying Art or an Evolving Franchise? - Filmmaking, the art of the motion picture, is a comparatively new art form that combines a moving image in conjunction with sound, primarily to tell a story. Due to the medium of capturing the image is evolving, so is the art in its entirety. Modern technology is allowing a more cheaper, streamlined form of production, thus rendering older methods unnecessary. Celluloid filmmaking is the old method of capturing film on a negative film strip and developing it later in its most natural state, whereas digital film is capturing synthetic and manipulatable pixels on a computer-like device....   [tags: filmmaking, technology, digital film]
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The "Faster" McRevolution of the 1950's - In the 1950’s, one of the words to help describe America was faster. Americans craved faster cars, faster music, and faster lives. This was the perfect time for Ray Kroc to contribute his groundbreaking ideas for the fast food industry. At first, Ray Kroc was just a salesman for the Multimixer shake machine, while McDonald’s was just a single, small hamburger stand in San Bernardino, California, that offered quick service. Kroc saw the potential of this small stand (to which he had sold 8 Multimixers) operated by Richard “Dick” McDonald, and his brother, Maurice “Mac” McDonald....   [tags: mcdonalds, ray kroc, fast food, franchise]
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Success Story: Subway Restaurants - Success Story: Subway Restaurants Subway Restaurants, the franchised based sandwich shops, has surpassed McDonald’s as the largest restaurant chain in the country. The “Healthy Choice” promoted chain surpassed the Big Mac of fast food by 148 locations. Subway opened 904 new locations last year, to McDonald’s 295 opened (www.Subway.com). The sandwich franchise began during the summer of 1965. Seventeen year old Fred DeLuca received a loan from a family friend for one thousand dollars, and opened the first Subway in Bridgeport, Connecticut....   [tags: Business Marketing Franchise]
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Panera Bread - The legacy of Panera Bread began in 1981 as Au Bon Pain Co., It was founded by the two friends Louise Kane and Ron Shaich. Panera’s bakery cafes are located in 44 states over the U.S. as well Ontario, Canada. In May 1999, all of Au Bon Pain Co., Inc.'s business units were sold, with the exception of Panera Bread, and the company was renamed Panera Bread. Since those transactions were completed, the company's stock has grown thirteen-fold and over $1 billion in shareholder value has been created....   [tags: Franchise, Growth, Restaurant]
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How to Sell Your Used Car - Why choose car dealing. Or as I prefer to call it, the motor trade, why indeed. Having had experience in more than one industry, I feel more than well qualified to answer this one. We only need to look out of our windows to see the volume of traffic in even the quietest locations has gone up significantly in recent years as more and more people own cars and more families have two or more cars in the driveway. It is true the world of big business has a fair old grip on the market with their big marketing machines and mass advertising campaigns, but, and it is a big but, the market is positively huge and fast moving....   [tags: motor trade, franchise, dealer ] 903 words
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International Markets and Franchises - Increasing U.S. Sports Franchise Popularity In today’s society sports have become a big part of our culture in the United States. According to Rovell (2014), “pro football has one of the most popular sports in America for at least 30 years straight.” The reason football has thrived in our culture is because we Americans are very competitive and like things big, strong, and intimidating. Football for example provides all of those aspects and delivers the same competitive spirit as soccer does in many other countries....   [tags: Imports, Tariffs]
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392 Cafe versus Starbucks - 392 Cafe vs. Starbucks Payson loves coffee but decided she would try two different businesses coffee. The two businesses were 392 Cafe and Starbucks. Payson loved 392 Cafe because of their coffee, bakery, smoothies, the work setting, and the workers personalities. She has not gone back to Starbucks due to her enjoyable experience at 392. The bubbly personalities marked a spot in her loving heart that no other coffee shop can compare too. She loves doing her homework there because it is so relaxing....   [tags: coffe franchise comparison] 1225 words
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Economic and Societal Implications on Communities Surrounding Sports Franchises - With the ever-increasing rate at which professional sport franchises change venues, the surrounding communities must deal with the social and economic burden. The Atlanta Braves announced in November that the 2017 season will open in a new $672 million-dollar stadium in Cobb County. Turner field will only be 21 years old when their team vacates it and has it demolished. The announcement stunned many fans due to the lack of warning received and the seemingly young age of the current stadium. City officials claim that a professional team will increase tax revenue, create economic growth, and even bring the city closer together....   [tags: social/economic burden of stadium building]
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Walt Disney Biography - “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land in California and the famous Disney World in Florida....   [tags: Disney, Walt Disney Studios, franchise] 1168 words
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Powerful Teams: Miami Heat - Miami Heat Introduction Many would find it hard to dispute that the Miami Heat is one of the most powerful teams today. They are national champions two years running now and well on their way one making the third championship happened. Three was the most talked about players in the NBA are a part of the Miami Heat, LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh. With such a powerhouse, one might consider how this franchise runs behind the scenes. This paper will discuss the Miami Heat and the types of people that make up the entire franchise and levels of commitment to run a strong franchise....   [tags: NBA, championship, franchaise]
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In-N-Out Burger Strategy is Working - 1a. Rich Snyder in his youth was an unlikely business mogul, but from the outset he had a special knack for spotting major trends in society and positioning his business to thrive by meeting the needs of customers. He eventually grew into the job and pursued a much more aggressive expansion than his father would have preferred. However, putting a twenty-four year old in charge of a major enterprise was a risky move. An incredibly local group of managers and a culture embedded into the operating DNA of the business gave Rich Snyder the time required to mature on the job and eventually grow the chain to around 90 locations....   [tags: franchaise, diner, ingredients] 705 words
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Company Analysis of RadioShack - Strengths • Concept Stores The company’s new concept stores are designed around collaboration. These new concept stores are RadioShack reimagined. Interactive displays, a speaker wall, idea centers, new display configurations, and different technologies that ease buying and encourage collaboration. The “Do It Together” idea center is part of the new campaign. Boston, Manhattan, and Lynwood, CA are three of the locations where concept stores were recently opened. Another thirty retail locations were also opened across the US and more in Asia, including China and Malaysia....   [tags: collaboration, franchaise stores, ]
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Plumbing Industry: Roto-Rooter's Foreign Expansion - Expanding operations into a foreign market can be difficult, even for the largest plumbing company on the planet. Roto-Rooter expanded their operations worldwide by licensing master franchises Canada, Australia, Japan, China, the Philippines and Indonesia to add to their well established North American locations. To understand the challenges faced by Roto-Rooter, a plumbing industry analysis must be done for North America, Indonesia and the Philippines. The cultural differences between the three areas must be examined to determine how challenging it will be for Roto-Rooter to thrive in these global markets....   [tags: expanding operations, franchises]
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The Value of Engaging Sports Fans - Sports teams around the world value the importance of keeping their consumers (fans) happy and engaged. The NFL’s New England Patriots are very active in the community and have expansive social media sites and online tools to keep their consumers engaged and connected to all things related to the franchise. Over in Europe, the football franchise Manchester United has created a large following and making sure their consumers are engaged is one of the franchises’ main strategies (Emirates24/7)....   [tags: consumers, social media, franchises ]
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On The Godfather, Italian-Americans, and the Mafia - On The Godfather, Italian-Americans, and the Mafia The Godfather, released in 1972 by Paramount Pictures, set a course for the comeback of the gangster genre after its decline in the 1960’s. With its main characters as Sicilian-Americans, Hollywood continued to use them to portray criminals, particularly members of the mafia. The film is set in New York City between 1945 and 1955, and is centered around the fictional Corleone crime family. With The Godfather, Hollywood managed to bring light to Italian-American culture....   [tags: film franchises, story analysis]
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The Success of KFC China - Innovation is an important aspect of business today. It is important for companies to be innovative in order to stay competitive with their competitors. Innovation can come in different forms depends on the company’s objective. KFC, one of the most popular fast-food restaurants by the Yum. Brands, chooses to be innovative for their business model. Although, there is a huge amount of fast food chain available in the global market, KFC found the key to stand out from the intense competitive environment....   [tags: fast food franchises] 1044 words
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Financial Analysis Of McDonalds - Most anyone driving with a young child in their car is familiar with McDonalds. Once that child sees those trademark golden arches out the car window, you will likely be stopping in for a happy meal with a toy inside. But does this mean that the company is a good investment for your hard earned money. That is what we will explore in this paper. We will look into the stock and financial statements of McDonalds and their closest competitors to do a comparison and find out if brand recognition is a good indicator to whether the company is successful and to know if it is a good idea to buy stock in the McDonalds’ company....   [tags: fast food franchises]
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Canadian Retail Growth - Introduction Canadian retail continues to grow each and everyday, whether its with simple products like a new fragrance, or the latest gadget being released. Retail comes in all shapes and sizes and it makes up a great portion of our economy. A lot of the time, Canada battles with the United States in the retail department to be the best, to offer the most, and to be the first to create a new product, and most of the time, the U.S. overpowers Canada to the point that we forget what incredible retail chains were formed in Canada....   [tags: franchises, products, consumers] 1948 words
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Experiencing Panera Bread - Did you know Panera Bread is one of the fastest growing franchises in America (Panera Bread Franchise). The restaurant must have great qualities for people of all kinds to love it as much as they do. Visiting Panera Bread I had an awesome experience mainly because of its physical environment. Panera Bread has a great environment which is ideal for encouraging consistent business. Panera Bread’s atmosphere is enjoyable. The employees and the managers keep the restaurant clean at all times. When I walked into the restaurant for the first time there were visible employees wiping off the table and sweeping....   [tags: franchises in america, restaurants] 854 words
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The Fast Food Restaurants Industry: Macdonalds's - For over a half a century, McDonald’s has served the world some of its most appetizing foods consisting of their world’s famous fries, Chicken nuggets, burgers, and other products. They’re known for their quality, reasonable prices, and consistency in which has made them so successful in the past. No matter where people are from or what social class, it’s guaranteed that they have eaten or at least heard of McDonald’s. Although they’re other fast food restaurants that have been successful in the past, none have managed to reach the caliber of McDonald’s....   [tags: franchaise, subway, nuggets]
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Candide by Francoise Marie Arouet - Voltaire - “Candide” was a satire written in 1759 by François-Marie Arouet (commonly referred to as Voltaire) and published that same year by The Cramer Brothers. I believe our teachers wanted us to read this satire because of how deeply you need to analyze what it’s saying. It is certainly not a book you can afford to skim. It took me reading most chapters up to four times to actually understand what took place. I believe this is a great thing because this way I don’t read a 500 page, easy to understand book that leaves no impression on me, but a 30 page, complicated book which really makes me think and want to read it again....   [tags: satire analysis] 1606 words
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Ray Kroc's Path to Success - “If I had a brick for every time I’ve repeated the phrase quality, service, cleanliness, and value, I think I’d probably be able to bridge the Atlantic Ocean with them.” – Ray Kroc. He founded McDonalds and now all over the world you can get great food for a great price. Ray built the corporation on great taste, quality service, cleanliness, and value. Ray Kroc set the standards for all fast food restaurants, and began the chain of fast food restaurants. Ray Kroc is one of the most influential people in the world because he founded one of the most famous fast food restaurant businesses....   [tags: mcdonalds, franchises, restaurants]
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A Very Brief Look at Starbucks - ... A logo is clear and recognizable and can be viewed from a far. The Starbucks logo has been changed three times from fou7nding in 1971 through to the present. The logo is of a twin tailed mermaid known as a siren from Greek mythology. The logo was designed by Terry heckler who owns a brand consulting agency known as heckler Associates and has designed logos for clients from new balance to Cinnabon. Starbucks is known for a wide range of products spanning from unique coffees to T-shirt memorabilia....   [tags: successful businesses and franchises] 654 words
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Description of a McDonalds Restaurant - The outside of the McDonalds has the old awning which has the traditional colors of red, yellow and white. The awning of this restaurant does not extend out into the street and the restaurant has big clear window outside. Inside the restaurant is different. This McDonalds also has the upgraded colors and infrastructure. The McDonalds is not the biggest, but not the smallest and looks very up to par. The floor consists of a dark brown type of tile with a black lining in between the tiles. The restaurant also has a mixture of tables and booths....   [tags: fast food franchises] 1040 words
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The Starbucks Coffee Company - Starbucks traces its origins to a single store opened in 1971 in Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA. In 1982, Howard Shultz joined the Starbucks team. He traveled to Italy in 1983 and experienced the environment of its coffee bars. His love and appreciation of the Italian coffee bar setting motivated him to reproduce it in the United States. In 1987, Shultz gathered a group of investors and purchased the company. Over forty years since its humble beginnings, Starbucks has expanded to 62 countries with over 18,000 stores....   [tags: successful globalized franchises] 629 words
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