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Welcome to Franchise Today as it relaunches for its 7th year on the air. Join co-hosts, Paul Segreto, CEO of Franchise Foundry and Stan Friedman, President of FRM Solutions every Wednesday at 11AM CT / 12PM ET as they provide full disclosure on what’s going on inside Franchising today and serve up discussions with their weekly guests, who will talk about best practices for building and growing sustainable franchise brands. Typically, each podcast will begin with the Front of the House. This will feature Industry News, updates Company Earnings News and Who’s on the Move… Franchise Pros on the go. This will be followed by a weekly featured guest interview, with someone from the world of franchising. Could be either a franchisor or a supplier, that provides insights into high-level support services or top-quality products to better enable the franchise community. Each podcast will wrap with a look ahead to upcoming industry events, upcoming guests or important dates on the horizon.

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?Your people make all the difference. The only thing your competitors can't copy is your culture and your people.? - Mel Kleiman, Founder of Humetrics This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest, Mel Kleiman. Kleiman is an internationally recognized expert, author and speaker in the area of recruitment, selection, retention and engagement of frontline STAR employees and the people who manage them. Having worked with over 50 franchise organizations, helping them do a better job managing their most importat investors, the people who work for them, Kleiman shares his perspective of his unique classification of employees as investors, not assets. This week's discussion also targets various issues facing franchisors and all businesses alike as they pertain to increase minimum wage and overtime - and specifically for franchisors the NLRB ruling on joint employer relationships. Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 11AM CT / 12PM ET with on-demand access on iTunes, and is sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.
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?This application is truly revolutionary for our industry. You see apps like this with restaurants and retail locations but it's revolutionary for a swim program to be embracing technology like this to make the lives of the parents easier. We want... more

"Why Not You?" - Andrea Scott, co-founder & CEO, skoah (the three words she would tell her 15-year old self) Joining Franchise Today co-hosts, Paul Segreto and Stan Friedman this week is Andrea Scott, co-founder & CEO of skoah, a... more

?The moment is now. We are at the point where you won't miss us quickly sailing past our competitors. It comes down to how we've shaped the business – a dynamic mix of state-of-the-art technology systems and advanced recycling... more

?The demand is high and there is no other company in the market offering more than 20 building maintenance solutions with only one point of contact. Beyond that, City Wide eases the amount of time and energy spent managing vendors,... more

"Don't fear failure. Positivity is the key to success." - Bill Redfern, founder & CEO of Global Franchise Opportunities This week on Franchise Today, co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto visit with serial entrepreneur, Bill Redfern. Redfern is... more

Aziz Hashim views the defense of the franchise business model as a top priority for this upcoming year, putting in place an ?education policy to explain the true nature of the opportunity represented by franchising,? Hashim explained as he... more

"People are moving fast, but the bottom line is, they want to be able to sit down with their family and let their hair down and let their kids go. I believe community is all about that. And if you're going to go into a community, you should... more

?In an industry where trust is never granted and only earned, Executive Care has separated itself from the pack of home care companies through an unwavering commitment to ensuring our customers receive the best possible care from the... more

"We have received numerous accolades and awards for our brand, but none are quite as special as the heartfelt acknowledgments we receive from our franchise owners and the glowing reviews from our satisfied customers,? said Tom... more

?The quality and taste of the food that Costa Vida offers to consumers is rare if not unmatched in fast casual segment of the [restaurant] industry. With a focus on freshness, along with the coastal feel that the brand embodies, we are confident... more
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