#FranchisingStrongerTogether Eric Martin and Sharon Cupach of Happinest Brands Three service brands under one umbrella, each at a different stage in their franchise growth and each impacted differently by the pandemic. Eric and Sharon discuss with Red how Lawn Doctor, Mosquito Hunters, and Ecomaids was hit and subsequently responded. Red has some fun with this one as...Read more
#FranchisingStrongerTogether Greg Longe, CEO of Fetch Doing what's right really does pay off in the end. Greg acquired Fetch in early March from a private equity group. Three months later they've awarded more franchises than in the previous year - and during the pandemic! Hear how the Fetch team came together to make it happen.
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WaveMax Laundry and an IFPG Consultant get the deal done in Gaithersburg, MD. "Great job by the IFPG Consultant in keeping this deal on the rails! The candidate definitely took some twists and turns! - Geoff Batchelder WaveMax Laundry Simply put, WaveMAX is THE Laundromat of the 21st Century. They are semi-absentee with only 6-8 hours work each week. Thier low employee...Read more
Smash My Trash continues to grow in Atlanta, Georgia with the help of an IFPG Consultant. This Franchisee is married and has infant twin boys. He has spent most of his career in sales and land development. He was looking to make a change right away and was excited about the innovation and efficiency of Smash My...Read more
#FranchisingStrongerTogether Mark Jameson, EVP of Development and Support at FastSigns The world's largest and most respected sign and digital media franchise was deemed an essential service. Their EVP shares with Red how FastSigns has been impacted but more importantly, how they've supported their franchisees through the worst of the pandemic and now, how they're adapting to...Read more
#FranchisingStrongerTogether Makayla Seger, VP of Development for Naturals2Go The variety of impacts this pandemic has had on each sector of franchising and business opportunities is fascinating. In our 59th episode, Makayla shares with Red how N2G has actually been positively impacted while most have not. Both new development and current operators have seen positive results during...Read more