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Five mistakes to avoid when buying a franchise

July 31, 2015 / BLOG POST Trends & Facts
Becoming a franchisee is a big step and there are potential pitfalls along the way. Franchise Direct looks at some of the mistakes to avoid when taking the plunge. Read more.

Top CRE producer aligns with SVN for strategic growth: A franchising case study

Sperry Van Ness® David Rich has a long history in the commercial real estate industry previously serving as Vice President of a private investment company and Director of Acquisitions for a real estate investment trust. After working for others and successfully negotiating and closing over $1 billion in CRE transactions, Rich decided he wanted to open his own brokerage firm. Read more.

How Has McDonald's Been So Successful for So Long?

July 21, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE The Franchise Industry, Trends & Facts
Franchise Direct's McDonald's report explains the origins of success for one of the world's most beloved franchises. The Golden Arches is the template for any franchise seeking to expand and this exclusive report breaks down how this food franchise became so influential. Read more.

Another Mortimer opening in Belgium!

June 4, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSEducation Franchises
Mortimer English Club Tamara Beriya faces the challenge of expanding the network of Mortimer English Club in Belgium. Shortly, she will open up her learning centre in Namur, a city about 70km away from Brussels with 110,000 French speaking citizens. Read more.

McDonald's history timeline

July 16, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Trends & Facts
McDonald's is one of the leading franchise brands in the world. This Franchise Direct infographic outlines the history of the food franchise. Read more.

Sperry Van Ness®

Sperry Van Ness® Franchise Video

Find out what CEO Kevin Maggiacomo has to share in this brief video revealing how the Sperry Van Ness franchise model approaches business in the commercial real estate sector.