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Category: Franchising, Licensing

Marc Lieberstein
Kitt Shipe
Marc Lieberstein and Kitt Shipe join Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between a franchise council and an association, and why this is important for prospective franchise buyers to understand.
Ellen Rohr
Ellen Rohr joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the financial management advantages a franchisee has over someone who starts a business from scratch.
Joel Libava
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to report on where the most opportunity is likely to be for franchising over the next 3 to 5 years, including anything associated with remote working, including the transition back and forth.
Joel Libava
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the leading indicators of the franchise future, which is heavily weighted on remote, delivery and curb-side services.
Melissa Tash
Melissa Tash joins Jim Blasingame to tell the story about how she turned her love of photography into a successful franchise offering others to join her as a franchisee, including adding new franchisees during the pandemic.
Robert  Cresanti
Robert Cresanti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the impact of failing to including COVID liability protection for businesses in the recent PPP bill, and why that will hurt America’s franchise owners and employees.
Robert  Cresanti
Robert Cresanti joins Jim Blasingame to report on the stated policies proposed by the Biden administration, and why some of those will be detrimental to franchise owners, including especially employment regulations.
Robert  Cresanti
Robert Cresanti joins Jim Blasingame to report on the difficult year 2020 proved to be for the franchise industry, especially for those who rely upon close contact and face-to-face delivery of their offerings.
Robert  Cresanti
Robert Cresanti joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the challenges the franchise industry has had during the pandemic lockdowns have hurt this sector disproportionately since it’s made up of almost all Main Street operators.
Joel Libava
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of his franchise research “Commandments,” including doing research on the franchisor’s competitors, be nice to the franchise salesperson, and talk with other franchisors.

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