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Articles from Franchising World (February 1, 2005)

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A dynamic culture can make a franchise system successful. LeFranc, Fred 1469
Adding value to your tenured franchisees: enhancing the value of the businesses we serve through financial analysis, accountability and the knowledge gained from each other. White, Steve 1254
Born with vision: each one of us will reach a level of incompetence in certain areas of the business. It is up to us how we decide to deal with the rapid changes experienced in a dynamic, fast growing company. Dronkers, Brenda 1209
Carvel's 500th store opened in Valley View, Ohio, the 85th new outlet to open during 2004. Brief Article 99
Cendant Hotel Group. Brief Article 188
Communicating the brand to a small franchise system is an ongoing process: why franchisees must embrace understanding of the "value of the brand.". Bond, Taylor 1084
Convention's "taste" adds new flavors. Brief Article 226
Direct marketing for franchisees--a whole new ball game: do your homework, take great care with choosing a marketing specialist, and be patient as you wade through the inevitable trial and error period. Cole, Don 987
Effective succession planning: should you keep leadership in the family? Business succession planning, like business ownership, is not a smooth road. Baldner, Gerald 1047
Four fatal errors: how to "bulletproof" your critical computer data: 60 percent of businesses that lose their electronic data end up going out of business. Bridge, Gordon 1154
Franchise expos are the rage again. Sethi, Serita 849
From corporate downsizing to franchise ownership via VetFran. Faupel, Kristine 733
Global development: focusing your franchise's expansion efforts: commit to one's expansion plan and focus your efforts. When you make this commitment, your global franchise expansion effort will yield substantial financial rewards. Lyerly, Ned 1125
Guess who came to lunch? Brief Article 107
IFA convention delivers, confirm regular attendees. Scott, Nancy Rathbun 1288
IFA harnesses the Web for voter education in 2004 election: had 20,058 hits in 2004, nearly twice as many as the previous year, and the site had 3,427 page views. Bonanno, Jessica 654
IFA welcomes former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. 570
In this issue. Feltenstein, Sidney 450
Infrastructure development for small, growth-oriented franchisors. Black-Beth, Susan E. 1662
International Franchise Association welcomes new president: Matthew R. Shay to lead world's oldest, largest organization representing franchising. 838
International Franchise Association's agenda for the 109th Congress: FTC rule, frivolous law suits, SBA lending programs are among association's key priorities. Wright, Samuel 1899
Introducing the virtual brochure: online technology that turns franchise leads into franchisees: if designed correctly, a virtual brochure should provide prospective franchisees with all of the information necessary to make an educated decision about their potential investment, without ever leaving their home. Franklin, Mark 1220
Letters from the front ... education is empowerment. Reynolds, John 1305
Mr. Handyman and FranNet are conducting a contest to find the person who best fits the criteria to own and operate a Mr. Handyman franchise. Brief Article 154
Partnering with terrorists? Are you sure? The possibility of partnering with a suspected terrorist is not worth the risk to your brand. Sotto, Lisa J.; Maslyn, Patrick J. 1539
Petroleum retailing economics: what's fueling higher energy prices? Roman, Mike 1730
Picture your brand: what is a picture really worth? Muhleman, Janet 843
Prepping for re-sale: creating an effective program: left on their own, franchisees have but two goals when selling: find anyone willing to pay the asking price; complete the transaction process as quickly as possible. Bourdow, Joe 870
Put your customers first with First Data ... the International Franchise Association is pleased to offer franchisors and franchisees the latest payment innovations, thanks to a partnership with First Data. First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) is the world's largest provider of e-commerce and payment services, serving over 3.5 million merchants worldwide. 355
RE/MAX International. Brief Article 83
SBA financing: a viable alternative for franchisees: put yourself in a prospective franchisee's spot. Lehnes, Chris 1456
Supporting international operations through technology: there is an old proverb that says: the world is a book and he who stays at home reads only one page. Foley, Tony 1166
The Dwyer Group reports a "bitter-sweet" moment as long-time information technology staff member Roger Redmond departs the corporate office to become the owner and operator of Dwyer Group's Mr. Appliance franchise, a residential and commercial appliance repair company. 104
The International Franchise Association Awards: among the most popular events of IFA's annual convention and Franchise Appreciation Day ceremonies are the presentations of annual awards. 1102
The sale of Ramada International Hotels & Resorts by Marriott International Inc. to Cendant Corp.'s Hotel Group has been completed. Brief Article 118
The top 10 ways to market your franchise on a shoestring: franchisors are in the position of helping franchisees to be more successful--ideally, on a budget. Here are some ways to be of greater help to those on the front lines. Michaels, Nancy Brief Article 1451
Utilizing your franchise attorney to maintain and promote positive franchise relations. Teixeira, Ed 1325
Veterans franchise program offers increased visibility. 637
Veterans have entrepreneurial spirit, study shows: U.S. Small Business Administration research finds strong business interest among former military personnel. 975
Welcome new IFA members! 300
What the media's saying about franchising. 1007
Working with financially-troubled franchisees in an international setting. Polsky, Leonard H. 1167

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