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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 - ... This items includes timbits (1976), cookies and muffins (1981), soups and chilli (1985), sandwiches (1993), bagels (1996), ice caps/café mocha (1999), and from 2006-2013 breakfast sandwiches, ice coffees, lattes, grilled paninis and espresso cappuccinos. A huge hit for Tim Hortons was when they introduced the sale of packaged coffee and lattes for the customer to make brew at home. These products all individually had a huge impact on helping the company become the muti-billion dollar business it is today....   [tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Stanley Cup]
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Franchise Agreements in Lithuania - ... In Lithuania Before global economic crisis franchise agreements in Lithuania were getting more accepted. They were seen as great way to establish and expand business. At the times of economic bubble it was shown an interest to develop Lithuanian companies via franchising. Until this time there was no need for specific franchising legal regulations. All contracts were coordinated by the main principles of main civil and contact law. This led Lithuanians legal system to adapt a new Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania....   [tags: contract laws and policies] 950 words
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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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Malaysia Franchise Business Registered under Malaysia Franchise Association - ... and also operating seven days a week. The company’s corporate name was changed from The Southland Corporation to 7-Eleven Inc. in 1999. Now, including with its global licensees, franchisees and partners in 16 countries, 7-Eleven operates over 50,000 stores worldwide. In Malaysia, the first 7-Eleven store was opened in October 1984 at Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. 7- Eleven Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.is the owner and operator of 7-Eleven stores in Malaysia. In October 2008, 7-Eleven achieved a momentous opening of its 1000th store in Bandar Sunway, Selangor....   [tags: introducing a 7-Eleven] 721 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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Lakers Basketball Franchise - ... To form a better league, the NBL and BAA combined to create the NBA; and the league consisted of seventeen teams in the first season (“History” para. 9). During 1949, the Lakers were the top team, once again, in the central division (“History” para. 11). In the first official NBA finals, the Lakers played the Syracuse Nationals in 1950 (“History” para. 13). Satisfied, they returned to the Finals the next year to face off against the New York Knickerbockers in 1952 (“History” para. 17). By winning the title that year was their second straight year winning a championship (“History” para....   [tags: professional sports industry] 804 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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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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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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How to Optimize Your Franchise Expo Leads and Generate More Sales - ... Here are some Tips to consider regarding post-show follow up that can help you translate your expo leads into franchise sales. 1. Plan ahead of the event: Before the expo, sit down with your team who are entitled to attend the expo and formulate a well thought-out plan for post-show activities. This ensures that everyone is on the same page and knows what to expect, and what is expected of them upon return. Hopefully, you have announce, inform and advertise your presence at the Trade Shows beforehand to generate interest and traffic to your targeted audience over internet and print media....   [tags: qualified leads, plan, follow up, sieze moment] 718 words
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Business Analysis: The Case of 7-Eleven Inc. - ... Mission Statement 7-Eleven’s mission statement and purpose is to “ make life a little easier for guests by being where they need us, and whenever they need us.” 7-Eleven tries to achieve this because they train each of their employees from sales associates to franchisees to serve the customer with fast, convenient, and friendly service. At 7-Eleven, customer service is really important and try their hardest to make the customers come back to their store. (http://corp.7eleven.com/AboutUs/7ElevenMissionVisionCulture/tabid/482/Default.aspx) Vision Statement 7-Eleven has a very unique and competitive vision statement, which is to be the best retailer of convenience stores....   [tags: team work, franchise] 2006 words
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From Sandwich Shop to Subway - ... Therefore, unnecessary complications should be avoided. It was after the implementation of the KISS theory that Fred and Peter began to see profit out of their hard work. In 1978, Subway growth continued and the now franchise opened its one hundredth store. A key advantage of Subway over other sandwich brands was that customers saw it as a healthier choice. It was until 1981, when Fred DeLuca and Peter Buck saw their dream fulfilled. Subway inaugurated the store two hundred in the state of Washington....   [tags: franchise, market, customer service] 1089 words
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A Healthier Life with Menchie's vs Yogurtland - ... Relaying on consumer demand for a sweet product that tasted like ice cream, TCBY opened its first store in 1981. The highest popularity comes to Fro-yo by the mid 1990s. But in the late 1990s as Americans turned their attention to high-protein, high-fat diets, demand for frozen yogurt slowed considerably. Low-fat foods such as frozen yogurt fell out of favor as food trends preferred higher fat and lower cost ice cream at the turn of the millennium. Trends changed back to frozen yogurt in the mid 2000s with the advent of live probiotic powder-based mixes....   [tags: customers, franchise, dessert] 689 words
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Operation Management for Domino´s Pizza - ... For Domino’s Pizza the volume of delivery is high (1.5 million/day) because they focus on delivery rather than Pizza Hut dines in the restaurant. This make Domino’s is specialize and plan their delivery well. According to Domino’s Pizza Annual Report 2012, they have 10,225 company owed and franchise around the world therefore; they have high variety of place to deliver. So, this is very flexible for customer to order whenever they are but their overhead will be higher because they need to manage a lot of store routes....   [tags: delivery, franchise, service, performance] 1389 words
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Baseball's Perfect Warrior, Stan Musial - ... Musial was truly a great American Citizen. (Posnanski, Where Are They Now, Remembering the Man) On and off the field Musial treated everyone he encountered with the humility and respect they deserved. Besides the home runs, the fact that he had as many hits on the road as he did at home, or that he had above .300 career batting average, perhaps one of the most astonishing under-the-radar stats is that in his 3,026 games played Musial was never thrown out of a game. A story is told that on April 18, 1954, in Chicago against the rival Cubs and the Cardinals trailed 3-0....   [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? - ... The answer is simple. Tesla Motors only makes all-electric cars. All-electric cars are a very new and very unpopular technology. This leads Tesla to believe that no one will purchase their vehicles if they are so unpopular and sit over-priced in the back corner of a dealership. This drove Tesla to take matters into their own hands by opening stores at first around the country then eventually worldwide, to sell under their own power. Tesla sells all of its vehicles directly to the consumer, this makes for much lower costs at checkout....   [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 - ... I will mention this USP business again in a later chapter. Another consideration is the big franchised dealers have an insatiable desire to shift large volumes of new stock with a bewildering array of special offers and discounts. This has the inevitable ‘knock on’ effect on the used car market, which in turn provides opportunity (and risk for the unwary) for you. There are a growing number of big used car retailers that operate out of ‘shed’ type premises (sheds are large retail buildings used by the likes of Walmart, B&Q etc.) However, the general market is certainly big enough for everyone and then we have all the specialist vehicle genres on top of that....   [tags: motor trade, franchise, dealer ] 903 words
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International Markets and Franchises - ... Once the U.S. recognizes these cultural differences which is the hardest factor to overcome it can use this modify or create a new franchise to appeal to the majority. According to Hodgson and Lefebvre (2011), “the next step to influence success of a sports franchise is marketing the sport as a whole, both nationally and internationally.” So for U.S. sports franchises to become popular internationally it will need experienced marketers to create cultural and demographic profiles to help modify or create internationally accepted sport franchises like soccer....   [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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Crossroads at Clarksdale by Francoise Hamlin - ... Aaron Henry, president of the Coahoma County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and one of the most celebrated civil rights leaders in Clarksdale, was one of those who responded to this violence. Members of the Coahoma County Branch tried looking for witnesses who saw the murderers to help find justice for this horrid situation. Another act of racial violence, the rape of two African American women was what prompted the founding of the Coahoma County NAACP branch....   [tags: civil rights activism] 1099 words
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Enthusiastic and Ruthless Sam Walton: Founder of Wal-Mart - ... By 1976 Wal-Mart had a share value well above $176 million. By the end of 1980, Walton, had opened 276 stores and planned to increase that number by 100 every year. The same year that Walton had opened Wal-Mart, two other stores of the same fashion opened as well; Kmart and Woolco. Wal-Mart is an example of an Oligopoly franchise because Wal-Mart has limited competition, especially in the 1960’s. Sam Walton had a vision of a discount retail store; he saw his opportunity and went after it. In 1883 he opened Sam’s Wholesale club, and was very successful as well....   [tags: economics, franchaise, competition]
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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 - ... Unlike his father Harry, who thought employees would transfer skills learned at In-N-Out to a better job, Rich thought differently. He thought why not let good employees move on, when you can use them to help the company grow. He knew that to implement his plan of expansion would require many talented and loyal store managers; as a result, he opened In-N-Out University in order to train them. Before being invited to attend the management training program in the university, the store associates had to please hungry diners, show initiative, and exhibit strong decision making skills for at least one year....   [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 - ... The biggest way both teams are engaging consumers is through the use of technology and social media. According to Shel Isreal from Forbes, the Patriots became the first pro team to have a blog, live-blog an NFL game and podcast a game. The Patriots have unique mobile video feeds and content for fans while at the game that rival the experience they would have at home because of it. As a global franchise, Manchester United is using social media as a way to reach its consumers worldwide with Sina Weibo for Mandarin and Chinese users among their Twitter and Facebook....   [tags: consumers, social media, franchises ]
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On The Godfather, Italian-Americans, and the Mafia - ... Johnny Fontane, a character in the film loosely based on Frank Sinatra, was a renowned singer and actor as well as a godson of Don Corleone. He was desperate for a movie role that would possibly bring him back to stardom (plus, Fontane felt that this role fits him perfectly). Jack Woltz—the producer of the movie in question; a rich, powerful Jewish man—refused to cast Fontane; in fact, Woltz wanted Fontane out of show business altogether. The Don sent Tom Hagen, his consigliere (“counselor”) and informally adopted son of German and Irish descent, out to Hollywood to “make [Woltz] an offer he can’t refuse.” However, over dinner with Hagen, Woltz continued to stand by his decision to not...   [tags: film franchises, story analysis]
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The Success of KFC China - ... Examples of innovative products are the Dragon Twister (chicken roll of old Beijing) and the glass jelly milk tea (Zhou, 2012). Adding special seasonings or Chinese ingredients to cater the Chinese taste develops these products. Moreover, understanding the Chinese’s eating habit is crucial to the success of a business model. As the core product of KFC is chicken, Chinese consumers tend to appreciate the menu more. The majority of Chinese people are Buddhist and do not eat beef due to their religious beliefs, chicken becomes the second most consume by the Chinese people....   [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 - ... In front of me a group a friends decided to have lunch at a table laughing and enjoying themselves and a woman behind me chose to eat alone while reading a book, sitting in a quiet corner. More importantly the manager was always walking around making sure tables were clean, and trash was not in sight. A manager with an identifying name tag asked me how was my meal while I was dining in. Furthermore if the atmosphere is enjoyable customers are prone to buy the food and have an overall great experience....   [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 - ... He went to investigate and found Dick and Mac McDonald with their small business. According to www.mcdonalds.com they said “Ray Kroc told the McDonalds brothers that they should spread their business all over the U.S., in 1955 he founded the McDonalds Corporation, and five years later he bought the rights to the name. Ray Kroc was an overnight success at age 52, but when you think of it 30 years is a long over night. Ray wanted to sell hamburgers, fries, and beverages that tasted the same in California as what they did in New York....   [tags: mcdonalds, franchises, restaurants]
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The NFL Fining Players - ... One to a coach for sideline interference with the game. The other $100,000 fine went to a tackle for cut blocking.The highest known fine in the NFL is $500,000 that went to Patriots coach Bill Belicheck. Belicheck recieved one of the highest fines of all times because he was caught spying on an opposing team’s defensive signals. The lowest known fine is no fine at all. Fines collected from the NFL have been reported to go to a few different places. According to Jason Plautz fines from the NFL go to several forms of charity....   [tags: law, rules. game, franchises, safe, right]
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Description of a McDonalds Restaurant - ... Also like a few other McDonalds in Washington Heights they had fast food windows where people on the go can just order their food from the outside. The McDonalds counter was mainly a brown color and had the name McDonalds spelled out in silver letter in front of the counter. The cash registers were touchscreen and the menus behind the cashiers were the same as any other McDonalds. Even though this McDonalds is closer to Harlem, the majority of people are mainly Hispanic followed by Caucasian and Black....   [tags: fast food franchises] 1040 words
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The Starbucks Coffee Company - ... However, Starbucks is more than just a profit producing company. It is rooted in a strong commitment to social responsibility. Every year, Starbucks sponsors the Global Month of Service which is a program designed to give back to the community. The company’s employees, partners, and customers worldwide participate in projects to improve their communities. In 2012, more than 700,000 participants completed over 2,100 projects and donated over 230,000 service hours to projects around the world....   [tags: successful globalized franchises] 629 words
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Company Aanalysis: Starbucks - ... This mission is delivered through multiple channels. First, Starbucks always ensures that their coffee is of high quality by sourcing for the finest coffee beans in the market and roasting them with utmost care. Secondly, employees are called partners rather than employees because they are carefully recruited to enjoy their work in a diverse environment. Thirdly, Customers are fully engaged in the experience even if for a short time and they have a sense of belonging. Products and Service Markets Future Growth Intentions Apart from being the largest coffee seller, Starbucks also sells other products including fine pastries, premium Tazo® teas, and other delectable (SC....   [tags: coffee house franchises ]
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Kentucky Fried Chicken: The Colonel's Way - ... If the food industry would control the portion size that they serve, we could reduce waste which in turns reduces what gets to the landfill. Porter’s Five Competitive Forces In order to analysis if a particular industry is attractive to enter into, a business must look at the Porter’s five competitive forces. The Porter’s five competitive forces is a strategic analysis to determine the long-term attractiveness of an industry (Mullins & Walker, 2013, pg. 80). The analysis provides strengths and weaknesses related to competitors, new entrants, suppliers, buyers, and substitute products....   [tags: fast food franchises, business analysis]
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Panda Express: Americanized Gourmet Asian Cuisine - ... When getting a tray the food will usually consist of a generous proportion of noodles, white rice, whole grain rice, or noodles. As well as large proportions of two types of meats or vegetables, plus anything else needed upon request. The food at Panda Express is substantially phenomenal. What makes the food so outrageously great is that the food is well prepared. The sauces go perfectly with each type of meat and vegetable that they cook. Looking at the food is as well eye candy, the Welch 2 meal is always organized in specific orders in the tray to appeal to the customer more and it generally works....   [tags: business analysis, fast food franchises] 529 words
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Wendy's: Change Over Time - ... The ads helped to support growth in their early years, while also boosting sales. The first Wendy’s ad aired locally in 1972, and was named “C’mon to Wendy’s.” The ad stressed their “Quality is our Recipe” slogan and featured Wendy dancing with hamburgers. In 1977, Wendy’s first national television commercial made them the first in the restaurant business to have a national ad with less than one thousand stores. Known as the "Hot 'n Juicy" campaign, the ad aired for three years and won a Clio Award for creativity, which would set the bar for future Wendy’s ad campaigns....   [tags: fast food franchises, business analysis]
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Franchisor: A Good Partner - Franchisor: A Good Partner. Introduction Buying into a franchise business is a very serious decision for any business person. When you buy into a franchise you can pretty much be guaranteed that the goods and services you are selling will have almost instant recognition. The buyers of a franchise also receive training and support from a proven business model designed to help the franchise owner succeed. Even though there is a proven business model at work, buying a franchise is still risky and there aren’t any guarantees of success....   [tags: Business Management ]
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My Options for the Sports Brand Sponsors - ... First Sponsor The first brand which I would approach to sponsor the sports franchise is XBOX; XBOX has captured the attention of a vast audience, as it is fun for the children and the young. The way through which the sponsor logo of XBOX would be used is through an application of XBOX, on the official website of the sport franchise. This way, everyone who visits the website, would know about the application of XBOX, the games available for their entertainment, upcoming attractions and everything about XBOX....   [tags: marketing and financing events] 759 words
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Franchising: Perspective of Entrepreneurs - In order to familiarize franchising, its history must be known. (The History of Franchising, 2007) the word franchise came from the old French meaning privilege. In the middle ages, franchise is a privilege wherein the local sovereign words will grant to hold markets to hunt on hid land. It is shown in the phrase that franchise started as early as the middle ages. The king was like the franchisor which allows his business commercial activities to be used by the other businessmen or franchisees. It is also included that franchising changes over time....   [tags: Topic Definition, History]
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Assassin's Creed in Popular Video Game Culture - Video games have risen in popularity in America the past couple decades where popular gaming franchises influence or reflect modern American culture. Many video game franchises are popular but one franchise that has stood out in video game media is Assassin's Creed. Assassin's Creed is a franchise that consists of video games, spinoffs, comics, graphic novels, animated films, figurines, weapon replicas, clothing, and other merchandise. Only focusing on the video game branch of the franchise, the series began in 2007 with its first installment released....   [tags: Globalist Agenda, Historical Fantasy]
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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 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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The Pros and Cons 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: Pro Con Essays] 2180 words
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Steers: Food and Restaurant Industry - ... A Steers outlet would benefit from this because there would be more than one shareholder resulting in more capital contributors to acquire the franchise. It will also allow shareholders to own more Steers franchises and thus hiring of managers and CEO’s to handle daily running of the steers should be done. 3. Partnership: This is between 2-20 membersand and will allow franchisees to benefit from more capital contributors compared to a sole trader. Having a Steers under a partnership would be the best form of ownership because it is a more personal run ownership....   [tags: famous brand, marketing strategy, business] 2159 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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Chick-Fil-A Excellence In Customer Service - Chick-Fil-A Excellence In Customer Service In 1946 two brothers, Ben and Truitt Cathy, opened a diner in Atlanta Georgia called the Dwarf House Grill. The Dwarf House served a variety of typical grill food that included everything from burgers to hot dogs. All of that changed in 1961 when a poultry supplier stopped buy and sold Mr. Cathy chicken breast that were too large for the trays that they typically cooked the chicken on. Truitt Cathy decided that he did not want to throw out the chicken so he breaded the chicken and put it in the pressure fryer....   [tags: Ben and Truitt Cathy, atlanta, cooperate culture]
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Achieving Goodwill in a Business - ... The new standard requires all business combinations initiated after March 2004 must use purchase method for accounting, no longer amortized but tested annually for impairment. This is now more in line with the GAAP and the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) which issued the Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 141 –Business combinations and 142 – Goodwill and other Intangible assets in July of 2001. These initiatives eliminated a number of differences between IFRS and US GAAP in accounting for business combinations before 2004 and aimed to assure increased comparability of financial statements and improve transparency of accounting and reporting of business combinat...   [tags: accounting, amortized, impairment] 1144 words
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Dunkin’ Donuts in South Korea - ... Military troops have long been a presence in South Korea, which has allowed South Koreans to be exposed to Western influences and which makes the Dunkin’ Donuts brand familiar to South Korean consumers. Dunkin’ was right on both counts, and now counts its South Korean franchises as one of the largest contributors to its business interests located outside the U.S. In 2008, South Korea accounted for 47% of Dunkin’s non-U.S. sales. Dunkin’ Donuts is in an enviable position in South Korea, as its business methods generally follow those of the United States....   [tags: political and economic issues, market] 620 words
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Marketing in Harvy Nichols - ... Opportunities Some of the common opportunities of the franchise include fragmented markets, online markets, innovations, acquisition synergies, new services and the aspect of new technologies. These opportunities have effectively made the franchise establish its name in the markets and compete effectively with rival companies. Threats Just like any other franchise, Harvey Nichols is facing various threats and challenges in the markets. Some of the common threats the franchise is facing include mature markets, the aspect of volatile currencies, change in tastes, the aspect of competition, volatile costs, and substitute products....   [tags: business, department, analysis, communication] 2929 words
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McDonald’s The Dollar and Up Menu A burger costs more than $ 1 now. - McDonald’s is the leading global food service retailer with 1.8 million employees who serve 69 million people in 118 countries each day; from more than 34,000 local restaurants, 80% of which are franchised. ("Getting to know," 2013) I. Establish a sense of urgency McDonalds is facing a financial crisis The Dollar Menu is no longer producing the desired outcomes; providing a drawn for customers and profits for the franchise. The Dollar Menu itself had little opportunity to generate profits directly (6 cents per burger), but the indirect sales of higher profit generating items by customers once they were enticed into the store by the Dollar Menu was the means of generating profits....   [tags: Financial Crisis, Company]
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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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Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) - Kentucky Fried Chicken was founded in 1952 by Colonel Harland Sanders and is currently headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky under Yum. Brands, Inc. (“About KFC,” 2014). KFC has since grown to be a global company with over 37,000 restaurants in more than 120 countries around the world (“About KFC,” 2014). I chose to research KFC because I noticed vast differences in KFC’s presentation and reception in America versus its reception in Asia. While there are different marketing strategies for various countries, the main differences in perceptions of KFC are the ways local factors influence the reception of KFC....   [tags: yumb brands]
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The Los Angeles Lakers - The 1971-72 season was definitely one for the record books. The Lakers were not expected to turn around after a mediocre season the year before and dominate the way that they did. Nba.com explains this season as; “Gail Goodrich, Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Jim McMillan and Happy Hairston were all a part of this dominant season. “Broke Philadelphia’s 1966-67 record for wins in a season (broken by Chicago in 1995-96), at one point winning 33 consecutive games, a record that still stands.” (NBA.”) To put that into perspective, winning 33 games in a row is the most consecutive victories in the history of any major North American Sport....   [tags: NBA, Basketball, Lakers, Basketball History]
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