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Welcome to Franchise Today as it celebrates its 11th year in 2020! Join host Stan Friedman, President of FRM Solutions every Wednesday at 12 PM ET / 11 AM CT as he provides full disclosure on what’s going on inside Franchising today and serves up discussions with weekly guests, who will talk about best practices for scaling their busunesses for sustainable growth and sensible franchising. Each podcast begins with the Front of the House. This could feature Industry news, updates birthdays of the week or news about who's on the move… This will be followed by a weekly featured guest interview, with someone from the world of franchising. Could be either a franchisor, franchisee 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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"The exit strategy for the business should be just as important as the price for entry. Whether it's a resale, a nest egg that gets passed on to future generations, or other exit options unique to the business model, look at the staying... more

This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest, Chris Fisher, Founder & CEO of Shine Window Care and Shine Holiday Lighting. Chris shares how he followed his grandfather's... more

?I think [our parents] wanted, and we continue as well to want, to reach as many children as we possibly can with our program and enrich their lives. It's such a great feeling when you have a parent that is literally in tears coming up to... more

"Although I now use the term ‘founder,' that word didn't exist for me nine years ago. At that time, I was known as, The woman stupid enough to open a restaurant that only serves chicken salad." - Stacy Brown, Founder, Chicken... more

"Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.? - Dr. Saman Bakhtiar, co-founder of The Camp Trasformation Center Alejandra and Luis Font, co-founders of The Camp Transformation Center join Franchise Today co-hosts... more

"The opportunities are endless, If franchising makes sense for you...then it's a matter of finding the right opportunity." - John P. Hayes, PhD, Titus Chair for Franchise Leadership and Director of the Titus Center for Franchising at Palm... more

"The greatest reward from their 12-year-old venture has proved the ?sense of discovery? they've had in taking an idea from concept to implementation and now, to expansion and growth." - Naomi & Jerry Hancock, Co-founders, Sub Zero... more

Joining co-hosts, Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto this week on Franchise Today is John Fistolera, Assistant Executive Director, Corporate and External Affairs of DECA, Inc. Fistolera is responsible for developing strategic partnerships that... more

Franchise Today enters its ninth year with co-host Stan Friedman interviewing fellow co-host Paul Segreto. As has been the case multiple times in the past, Segreto shares his story of near-catastrophic failure to help others who may be... more

"We're constantly evolving. We started with traditional fruit flavors and over time our bakers started adding meat." - Dawn Nielsen, Chief Operating Offcier, Kolache Factory This week on Franchise Today, co-hosts Stan Friedman and... more
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