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- Kim Daly
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Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 4 . Issue 2Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 13,21, 26-28 & 43
Pets are part of the family. Pets are wellness companions, protectors, or best friends, sometimes all three. People are spending more money on their pets, and this is reflected in the growing pet industry. While this is likely a good thing for our pets, those spending patterns are also good news for people who own businesses catering to the pet industry because the market size is expected to increase substantially over the coming years.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 4 . Issue 1Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 21
Home improvement has been on a lot of people’s minds during the last two years. This has resulted in a high demand for home improvement franchises. Homeowners are doing renovations and additions, landscaping, repairs, and maintenance. This is resulting in great opportunities for entrepreneurs seeking to invest in their very own home improvement franchise business.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 3 . Issue 3Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on page 12
We had a company picnic last Sunday. Surprisingly a lot of people participated. After more than a year of separation and isolation, Americans are reuniting. We are hugging, laughing, and dancing. While many of us still feel anxious it is nice to see many businesses getting back to normal. The economy is getting better. This has positive effects on the franchise industry too.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 3 . Issue 2Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12 & 43
The pet industry survived the COVID-19 pandemic while nearly all other businesses buckled under the pressure. The comes as no surprise because people had less human contact. This led to a surge in pet adoptions. We spent more time with them. The pandemic has also resulted in more people working from home in many professions, which makes pet ownership easier.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 3 . Issue 1Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 49
Starting your own business is always difficult. However, right now the home services business is booming. If you are looking to open your own business in one of the home services sectors, franchising might be an ideal solution. Statistics show that in the US, one of the largest uses of franchising is in home services.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 2 . Issue 6Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 49
Fitness is a booming industry. It is much more than just a trend. It has become a way of life for people around the world. If you are thinking of opening a new business, then a fitness franchise can be an excellent idea. Those wanting to invest in the fitness industry are faced with a wide range of options.
Franchise Connect Magazine Vol 2 . Issue 4Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12 & 24
Now in the "new normal" of COVID-19 life, many business models are changing and adopting a new style. In some ways, the pandemic is affecting the education industry positively. For many students in America, public education does not provide sufficient resources for success, and school alone isn't enough.
Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 3Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12 & 24-25
We focus on the Home Services Franchise sector in this issue. Home Services is currently a $600 billion market. There are a lot of reasons for investing in a Home Service business. Owning a house comes with a lot of responsibilities. In many families, both parents are working full time, and there is no time to take care of the myriad things that go wrong around a house.
Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 6Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 20-21
The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a major impact on the global economy. Most of us are working from home, schools are shut down, and we are turning to the digital platform more. There is a lot of stress, and confusion.
Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 4Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 28-29
If you ask people to name a franchise, there is a high possibility that they will reply with a food and drink franchise — and it’s no surprise. Food and drink franchises account for approximately 36% of the total franchises in the United States and yield 48% of the annual revenue of the U.S. franchise industry.