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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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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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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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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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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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Franchise Assignment: Liquid Capital - ... Another very good service provided by the franchisor is franchise mentorship for marketing in order to help less experienced owners build their marketing strategy and implement it effectively. Apart from marketing systems, Liquid Capital also offers training and education to its franchisees. First, the franchisor offers an intensive five-day curriculum to all franchisees at its corporate headquarters in Toronto. This course covers all aspects of the business such as factoring and management of accounts receivable....   [tags: Business Administration]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Franchisor: A Good Partner - ... Customers normally like to shop with a brand that they recognize and are comfortable with so the advantage of knowing what they are getting is going to be what they get at other franchises with your logo name. Your customers know what they like about you, and that’s why they come to your outlet (Obringer, 2010, p.4). Disadvantages of a franchise If a person fails to pay the royalties to the franchisor or is unable to adhere to their sales restrictions and performance standards they can cancel your agreement and you will lose the money that you invested....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Moe's Soutwest Grill - Executive Summary Moe’s Southwest grill is a casual atmosphere burrito bar owned by FOCUS brands. Moe’s headquarters is currently located in Atlanta, Georgia. Moe's Southwest Grill is a chain of about 360 quick-service eateries in 36 states that offer standard Tex-Mex favorites, including burritos, quesadillas, and fajitas, in a quirky, fun atmosphere. 800 more franchise deals signed and currently awaiting construction. Menu items are named after TV, movie, and pop culture references, such as the Art Vandalay, the Triple Lindy, and the Joey Bag of Donuts....   [tags: Business Analysis Fast Food] 1963 words
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Franchising - Franchising A franchise, by definition is a legal agreement that allows one organization with a product, idea, name or trademark to grant certain rights and information about operating a business to an independent business owner. In return, the business owner (franchisee) pays a fee and royalties to the owner. This one-time fee paid by the franchisee to the franchisor is referred to as a franchise fee. The fee pays for the business concept, rights to use trademarks, management assistance and other services from the franchisor....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 1407 words
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Investigating McDonald's - Investigating McDonald's The purpose of this report is to show my understanding of why McDonald's adopted franchising. In the report I am going to explain franchise and explain its legal framework. Also the amount of control McDonalds actually has over the McDonald's outlets and where the outlets should be located. I will also evaluate if original decision to franchise was the correct one. My report will include: v where my information comes from and why; v an introduction that will give a brief history of McDonalds and some of the characteristics of the company i.e....   [tags: Papers] 1271 words
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Advantages & Disadvantages of Franchising - Advantages & Disadvantages of Franchising Franchising is ‘a continuing relationship in which the franchisor (the owner of a company) provides a licensed privilege to the franchisee (the buyer) to do business and offers assistance in organising, training, merchandising, marketing, and managing in return for a consideration. It is a form of business by which the franchisor of a product, service, or method obtains distribution through affiliated dealers (franchisees).’ (http://www.business.gov) A franchise is essentially a replica of an existing business....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 2180 words
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Licensing vs. Franchising - Licensing vs. Franchising LICENSING Licensing is Lower Cost and Can Be Done Quickly. If you are thinking about expanding your operation through franchising, licensing may be an alternative because (1) it is substantially less expensive, and (2) it takes about ten to fifteen business days to complete rather than months and months for franchises....   [tags: Business Compare Contrast] 1176 words
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Franchising in Ireland: Should Five Guys Go Irish? - FRANCHISING IN IRELAND - SHOULD FIVE GUYS GO IRISH. Making a decision on products and countries seemed daunting at first. Brainstorming with associates and friends to find that perfect idea that held my interest seemed impossible. Several ideas were discussed and brainstormed, however, when thinking about restaurants and franchises the first idea was born. Five Guys Hamburgers and Fries seems the perfect fit for Ireland and there began my journey. From about 1995 to 2007, Ireland developed a very rapid economic growth called the Celtic Tiger, going from one of the poorest countries to one of the wealthiest....   [tags: Business Management ] 2090 words
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Exploration of Franchising - Exploration of Franchising Definition Franchising offers an excellent opportunity for you to be in business for yourself. When you hear the word " Franchise" you probably think of fast food restaurants such as Burger King, McDonald's or Subway. But the truth is Franchising is so much wider than that. In simplistic terms, franchising is where a successful business format is replicated. This will involve the setting down into an operations manual all the systems and procedures that the business owner has found gives them the best chance of success....   [tags: Papers] 1025 words
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Franchising Vs Licensing - Franchising Vs. Licensing Franchising and licensing are means of expanding a business. These two terms are often confused with one another. However, franchising and licensing come from two distinct areas. A comprehensive difference is shown in the following table. Definitions Franchising is a business model in which you purchase a license of a specific business. The Franchise Fee {Licensing fee} gives you the right to open a franchise of that particular business, using trademarks, signage, products, software, business systems etc....   [tags: Compare Contrast Business Model] 1057 words
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Fast Food Market in Russia - Introduction The objective of this report is to assess the current fast food franchise market in Russia, such as current competition and other constrain for the expansion, the balance between franchise or wholly owned outlets, and resources required to deploy to open at least 20 outlets of McDonald by 2009. The current market trend of Russia It is difficult to assess precisely the current volume of franchising and its future growth, unlike the west world where viable method of tracking market trends using statistical methods, due to peculiarities of local legislation regulating this sector in Russia, there is no definitive source for market statistics....   [tags: Business Market Analysis] 1948 words
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Sports Bar Business Plan Paper - Entity Business Plan Paper The purpose of the following paper is to be able to inform the reader(s) of the paper about the business goals of the ownership and operations of a Sports Bar Franchise. The topics of discussion will include the description of the goal of the business and subtopics of the types of goods and services that are provided by any Sports Bar Franchise, what types of customers will this business attract, and lastly, how and where the specified services are made available. The paper will also include dialogue about the strengths and weaknesses of an assorted of business organizations and which one would be most appropriate for the author’s business venture....   [tags: Business Plans] 1304 words
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Adirondack Wildcats - Adirondack Wildcats Brevard Blue Ducks Franchise History: 1988-1998 Jacksonville, 1999-2000 Gulf Coast, 2001 Lakeland Blue Ducks, 2002 Brevard Blue Ducks Cedar Rapids River Raiders Ownership: Cedar Rapids River Raiders Corporation, Barry S. Smith, and Toni L. Smith Head Coach: Dave Joerger Assistants: Kenyon Murray President/CEO: Barry S. Smith Sales Account Representitive: Grant Guyer General Manager & Director of Operations: Sean McLaughlin Franchise History: Expansion Team - 2004 Dodge City Legend Ownership: Dodge City Basketball, Inc.; Ownership Members: Jim Lewis, Greg Goff, Pat George, Michael Morrison, Kent Smoll, Dr....   [tags: essays research papers] 517 words
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Development of a Democracy in Britain During 1867 and 1928 - Development of a Democracy in Britain During 1867 and 1928 . In order to evaluate the development of democracy during this period in Britain it would be helpful to have some clear definition of what democracy actually is. The Oxford English dictionary defines democracy as "a system of government by the whole population, usually through elected representation". This definition would suggest that the whole adult population of a state or country would have the right to vote in a parliamentary election....   [tags: Papers] 1873 words
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Analysis of Sonic Corporation - Analysis of Sonic Corporation In 1953 Sonic Corporation was founded by Tony Smith in Shawnee, Oklahoma under a different name of the Top Hat. Tony Smith started the company as a drive-in restaurant featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, and french-fried onion rings. In the mid-50s Smith was asked by Charles Pappe for assistance in establishing a similar restaurant in a rural town also located in Oklahoma. This was the beginning of a partnership between the two men . CURRENT INFORMATION In 1991 Sonic Corporation was the fifth largest chain in the fast-food industry, servicing in the hamburger segment, behind McDonald's, Burger King, Hardee's, and Wendy's....   [tags: Sonic Corporation Fast Food Essays Business] 1503 words
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On McDonalds - On McDonalds For my business course, I have been asked to prepare a report for a business at work. I could choose any business to investigate. I decided to do McDonalds because it is globally recognised and of its size. Also because it is a franchise I thought that it would be interesting to see how a franchise operated. The tasks that I need to complete are, explain the ownership of my chosen business and the advantages and disadvantages to this, the objectives the business sets for it self, how it meets these objectives and is it successful in meeting these....   [tags: Papers] 6109 words
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Starting a Small Business - Starting a small business is often one of the hardest things a person can do. Some people start a business out of pure fascination, or even as a hobby. Whether starting a business for personal reasons or simply the grandeur to make loads of money, everybody needs to have a plan. Starting a small business is no easy task and can take days if not months to prepare. The most important aspect to have is the tempura and heart to start a small business, as without passion, no business can succeed. One has to be his or her own boss, make dream, reality and be willing to market and sell a product....   [tags: Business]
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Franchising Subway - Franchising Subway Franchising has attracted some 34,000 people in the UK to invest in their future in self employment. Here are 15 reasons why franchises offer an attractive business opportunity. 1. Established brand value. Prior to launching a franchise, the franchisor has developed and established attractive and meaningful branding for the operation, and as the network of franchisees expands the national recognition of this brand grows. When a franchisee enters into a mature franchisee network, they will benefit from the national name recognition the brand has built when it comes to their own marketing initiatives, while even new launch franchises have invested in professionally designed and intellectually protected branding to benefit its franchisees....   [tags: Subway Business Franchising] 1608 words
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The Branding of Subway - ... The franchising fee to obtain a Subway is fifteen thousand dollars and a twenty year franchising agreement. The total investment could be as little as $ 78,600, but it depends on the location and other factors. It cost two thousand dollars for the property and four thousand five hundred for the equipment. The security system, freight charges, and outside signs cost two thousand dollars each. The opening inventory cost four thousand dollars, the insurance cost about eight hundred dollars, and the supplies cost five hundred dollars....   [tags: Advertising]
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Business Plan: Yo-Good - ... Also, an increase in employment is anticipated, with the creation of approximately 8,500 jobs and a declining unemployment rate of 7.9% by the year 2015 (Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, 2010). And of course, the increasing value of retail sales is also on the rise, with a total of $6,367,000 collected in the province in the 2010 year (Statistics Canada, 2011). With many new opportunities being introduced to the region, such as the new $25-billion ship building contract (Payton, 2011), we believe that Nova Scotia’s future economic boom makes downtown Halifax an ideal location for our new business....   [tags: Business]
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Investigating Two Types of Businesses - Investigating Two Types of Businesses In this report in am going to investigate The Body Shop and Interlink which are two different types ownership PLC (Public limited company) and a Sole Trader. [IMAGE]Task 1a) Information about each of the companies THE BODY SHOP plc ©2003 The Body Shop rapidly evolved from one small shop in Brighton on the south coast of England, with only around 25 hand-mixed products on sale, to a worldwide network of shops. Franchising allowed for rapid growth and international expansion as hundreds of entrepreneurs worldwide bought into Anita's vision....   [tags: Papers] 2090 words
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Strategic Analysis Of Sonic Corp - Executive Summary Sonic is the largest drive-in chain in the United States. Under the slogan "America's Drive-In," a Sonic features fast service by roller-skating carhops and unique menu items that cannot be found at McDonald‘s, Burger King, or Wendy‘s. Sonic restaurants operate in 27 states so it is smaller than leading fast food chains however it is still a significant competitor. Founded by Troy Smith and Charlie Pappe in 1953, Sonic went from a single root beer stand to a popular franchise....   [tags: Business Analysis Sonic Management] 1980 words
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Virgin Trains Swot - History of Virgin Virgin Trains was born on 29th of November 1996 when it was awarded the Cross Country franchise following the privatisation of British Rail, the franchise will last until April 2012. Along with the Cross Country line, Virgin also won the West Coast franchise and took control on the 9th of March 1997, this franchise will end in March 2012. The West Coast line was the last but one of the franchises to be handed over to the private sector, all of which had been completed in less than three-and-a-half years after the Railways Act had been passed....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1365 words
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Cultual Challanges Of Doing Business - A major challenge of doing business internationally is to adapt effectively to different cultures. Steve Kafka, an American of Czech origin and a franchiser for Chicago Style Pizza has decided to expand his business to Czech Republic. This is a risky decision and Steve anticipates he will face obstacles as he goes about setting up the new pizza outlet at this new location, Prague. In international management, culture is acquired knowledge that peoples use to interpret experiences and generate social behavior....   [tags: International Business] 1906 words
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The Types of Business Ownership - The Types of Business Ownership This report is about the advantages and disadvantages of different types of business ownerships. Introduction I am going to write about the advantages and disadvantages of different business ownerships including: * Sole Trader * Partnership * Franchise I will include the definitions of some of the business ownerships. Main Body SOLE TRADER Sole trader, as the name suggests, is where an individual is the sole owner of a business....   [tags: Papers] 833 words
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Restaurant Advertising Strategies - After reading “Frequency of Restaurant Advertising Strategies: Exploring an Urban Market” I have learned interesting facts about ten advertising and promotion strategies used by various urban restaurants. The ten areas included food and beverage displays, advertising specialties, food samples, electronic or internet resources, newspaper advertising, radio advertising, directory advertising, direct mail, coupons, and frequent diner programs. As a marketing manager I do not feel the sample size or population size gives an accurate response rate to the survey conducted....   [tags: Marketing]
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Expanding Leagues, Expanding Cities - Expanding Leagues, Expanding Cities Sports have always played a major role within societies. The area of Rome was the most populated area of the world during the time of the Roman Empire. The form of sport most demanded by the large population was watching two men fight till the death. These Gladiators were personified as larger than life beings and were able to captivate tens of thousands with a swing of a sword. People flooded to cities where they could watch these Gladiators fight. The popularity of these events grew so immensely stadiums were built that were able to hold over 80,000 screaming fans....   [tags: Sports Teams Essays Papers]
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Pizza Hut in Brazil - Pizza Hut in Brazil Starting a business in a new country requires a lot of research. It is important to understand that country's political and economic system as well as cultural values. To establish business in Brazil, Pizza Hut had to study the complex history of Brazilian economy and politics. It is important to remember that Brazil was a dictatorship for 20 years, from 1964 until 1984.1 During this period it was impossible to implement any kind of foreign business in Brazilian soil. After the authoritarian regime was over, Brazil had its first election in 1984....   [tags: Business Marketing Case Study, solution]
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Martin’s Takeover of Ukrop’s: A Change in Organizational Culture - In this paper, the organizational cultures of Ukrops and Martins Grocery Store. The purposes of this paper are to discuss the similarities as well as the differences in culture between the two organizations such as the employee/customer satisfaction, policies, as well as the benefits each company gave their employees. Also in the paper, the reason why Martins felt a need to buy out Ukrops will be discussed. The reason this topic was chosen was because the Martins chain as well as the Ukrops chain had specific characteristics/ symbols that could be used to define each chain....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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The 1832 Reform Act - ... Nevertheless, the post 1867 system still encompassed many undemocratic features. For example, the franchise in the counties was still based on property ownership and thus, remained very restrictive. Consequently, in the county constituencies, the vote was still largely confined to ‘landowners, middle-class householders and village tradesmen’ and therefore, was inadequate reform for working class individuals. Even in the boroughs, the householder franchise was surrounded with many restrictions; the one-year residence requirement discriminated against a substantial proportion of working-class males, who moved frequently from one rented accommodation to another in order to meet the requirements of work....   [tags: British History ]
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Kudler Fine Foods: Marketing and Business Plan - After analyzing Kudler Fine Foods weakness and strengths, this sole proprietorship company is confronting several situations such as a limited inventory due to perishable goods, and costly payroll and geographic limitations among other issues. Despite these situations, the main issue is the overall management. Kathy Kudler, the owner, is the only person in charge of the purchasing process and other management responsibilities that prevent the geographic expansion and therefore, financial increase opportunities....   [tags: Business, Grocery Store] 897 words
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Johnny Rocket’s invades Belgium - Johnny Rocket’s invades Belgium. Restaurants continue to play a significant role in the Belgian franchise market, and their presence is increasing rapidly, with the fast food franchising market growing at an annual rate of approximately 12%. American fast-food franchising concepts, such as standardized restaurant chains that offer a limited but popular range of dishes served in packaging for on-the-spot consumption has been widely adopted. We plan to bring Johnny Rocket’s to Belgium with a twist of catering to business people, by catering lunches....   [tags: essays research papers] 3118 words
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The Growth of Democracy - The Growth of Democracy In 1850, Britain was an undemocratic country. At this time the electoral system divided Boroughs and Counties. Voting qualifications were different in boroughs and constituencies. The vote was only given to men over the age of 21 providing their property was valued at £10 or more, or land was more than £2 per year in rent. Seats were distributed unequally and traditional ruling families usually formed the Cabinet. Furthermore, bribery and corruption were widespread and only the minority of the population were entitled to vote....   [tags: European Europe History] 1727 words
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Researching Profit of Pro Football in Ottawa - Researching Profit of Pro Football in Ottawa Between 1876 and 1996, Ottawa was home to the professional football team know as the Rough Riders. After spending most of their last years on financial life support, the Rough Riders died a quick death in November 1996 when the Canadian Football League (CFL) revoked their franchise. The team began accumulating debt in 1985 under then-owner Allan Waters of Toronto, sparking an endless series of financial battles between city hall and the different owners in which came and went....   [tags: Papers] 2513 words
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Globalization Of Jiffy Lube - Section 1: Country Analysis The task at hand is to take an honest look as to the likelihood that our Jiffy Lube franchise would be able to become established and grow once established in the countries France and the United Kingdom. Given the following evidence and details about the current situations in each of these countries along with a few tidbits of information about their economies and general markets, one should be able to better understand the possibilities that lie within each country. First we will take a look at France....   [tags: Globalization Essay] 2165 words
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Industrial Revolution Beliefs in Star Wars - There are many instances of covert racism, Social Darwinism, and sexism in the movie franchise Star Wars. For instance, native population as dispensable cannon fodder is a recurring theme in the films. During the Battle of Endor in Episode VI, Luke and his companions ally themselves with the short, cuddly, teddy-bear-like Ewoks, which are depicted as a primitive race. In the battle, scores of Ewoks are killed and sacrificed as Han Solo leads a rebel strike force to destroy the Death Star's shield generator....   [tags: persuasive, argumentative, science fiction] 601 words
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Carvel Corporation - The Carvel Corporation is an American success story. Through hard work and luck its founder and President Tom Carvel turned a dream into a million dollar success. Thomas Andreas Carvelas was born July 14, 1906, in Athanassos Greece in 1910 his family immigrated to Danbury, Connecticut and finally settled in New York City in 1920. Ever since he was a child he has always dreamed of owning his own frozen custard shop. His first break came Memorial Day 1934 when he borrowed $15 dollars from his future wife Agnes Stewart, and bought a trailer load of custard to sell to vacationers in Westchester County, New York....   [tags: Business, Analysis, Case Study, solution] 1163 words
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