Posts by Josh brown

Revamping Your Item 19 for Franchise Success

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Key Takeaways: [0:22] Josh introduces the show as a solo episode. [0:34] One of the most important things for franchisors to get right is the Item 19 section of the Franchise Disclosure Documents. [1:08] Item 19 includes a franchisor’s financial performance representation. [1:30] Several years back, franchisors didn’t provide financial performance representation out of fear…

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Building Your Brand with Rick Cesari

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Rick Cesari has been a pioneer in Brand Response advertising since the early 1990s. He helped create the concept of ‘sell while you brand’ and has been the force behind the creation of many of today’s top consumer brands such as, The Juiceman, Sonicare, The Breadman, The George Foreman Grill, OxiClean, Clarisonic, Rug Doctor, Momentus…

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Overcoming Growing Pains with Chris Igou

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Chris Igou is the Vice President of US Operations at Handyman Connection. Chris first got his start in the franchising industry when he was 18 and started working for College Pro Painters. It was here he found himself presented with an opportunity to become a franchise owner. He later went away from the franchising industry…

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Uniting Passion and Strategy with Eileen Huntington

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Eileen Huntington is the CEO of Huntington Learning Center, the nation’s leading tutoring and test prep franchise, which she co-founded with her husband Ray in 1977. Eileen was a teacher in NYC and NJ where she witnessed students struggling firsthand, and she and her husband were able to translate those lessons from her classroom to…

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