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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alpha Grapics Company History - “AlphaGraphics is a franchised chain of more than 260 independently owned and operated marketing service providers with full-service print shops.” ("Alphagraphics," ) AlphaGraphics provides it's clients with print, design, web and marketing services. The company provides professional marketing and design services for it's clients. They offer their clients assistance throughout the creation of a product – designing, printing, shipping, and marketing. Their unique design will help clients with all their marketing needs including: business cards, letterheads, brochures, postcards, signs, and more....   [tags: printing industry, marketing,roger ford]
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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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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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The Branding of Subway - “Eat Fresh and $5 Foot long”. When anyone hears one of these they immediately think of Subway. Subway is a huge sub sandwich franchise that has been around for more than 45 years. It all started when the founder Fred DeLuca wanted to pay for college so he and his partner opened up a sub shop which turned out to one of the largest franchises in the world. They want to be the number one quick service restaurant franchise in the world. This has made Subway the most popular franchises and largest fast food chain in the world....   [tags: Advertising]
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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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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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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, entrepreneur, informative]
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Economics Of The NBA - “The first time I stepped on an NBA court I became a businessman.” - Lebron James. The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in the world. It is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. The NBA and it’s teams are part of the sports entertainment industry, just like any other major sports league in the world (NFL, MLB, NHL and other national sports leagues). A national sports team, in particular an NBA company makes it’s money by appealing the game to the audience in various ways....   [tags: Sports Industry, Athletics]
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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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McDonald's: Providing Value to Customers - Organization The following essay illustrates how value is provided to customers within the organization. By utilizing stakeholders, organizational policies, and specific strategies, McDonald’s works towards constantly innovating its service and product. A. Stakeholders The first and most important stakeholders for McDonald’s are its customers. The importance placed on consumers is demonstrated by the company’s mission statement “To be our customers’ favorite place and way to eat and drink” (McDonald’s, 2013)....   [tags: McDonald's Case Study]
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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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Historical Significance of Lord of the Rings Movies: The Frodo Experience by Kristin Thompson - Film theorist Kristin Thompson decided to explore her love for Tolkien’s work and her passion for film by writing “The Frodo Experience” Thompson explains her claim in the introduction. (Rings) “can fairly claim to be one of the most historically significant films ever made.” She wrote the book, to trace its influences in filmmaking, marketing, and merchandising; as well as its impact on the New Zealand film industry that existed before the trilogy came there. Bottom line; Thompson did a good job at explaining why the film held such historical significance....   [tags: film, fantasy]
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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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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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