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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.
SEP-OCT 2023 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 27 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 13, 14-15 & 44-45 In a survey from April 2023, a trend surfaced; Americans are dining out less frequently compared to just six months prior. The study revealed that 55% of adults are patronizing full-service restaurants less often, while 45% are reducing their visits to fast-food establishments. This shift isn't just about frequency. When dining out, 55% of participants are opting for more economical menu choices.
JUL-AUG 2023 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 26 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 27 ands in the United States, prospective franchisees have a plethora of options to choose from. Some opt for industries they are familiar with and brands they already know and love, while others base their decision on long-term growth and profitability. Among these choices, investing in a senior care franchise presents one of the most promising opportunities.
MAY-JUN 2023 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 25 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 25, 45 Every parent understands the importance of a good education in securing a successful future for their children. However, not every child finds learning effortless. Some may feel bored at school, while others aspire to explore subjects like robotics that may not be offered in their curriculum. Moreover, many students face the pressure of achieving high SAT scores to compete for admission into their desired colleges.
Mar-APR 2023 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 24 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 47, 51 The pandemic has undoubtedly changed our lives in many ways, including how we interact with our pets. For many, pets have been a source of comfort and companionship during times of isolation and uncertainty. Consequently, the pet industry has seen a significant boots in sales over the past two years, with growth rates reaching as high as 13.7% in 2021.
JAN-FEB 2023 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 23 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 39, 43 In 2023, the home service industry is thriving and home service franchises are becoming increasingly popular. This is because the home service business is worth $506 billion and is predicted to rise by 53% by 2024. Companies in this category benefit from a few natural advantages that make the sector particularly appealing to business owners.
NOV-DEC 2022 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 22 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 29, 43 The fitness franchise industry has experienced significant growth in recent years as more and more people prioritize their physical health and wellness. In 2023, the industry is expected to continue this trend, with an increasing number of individuals seeking fitness franchises for their workouts.
SEP-OCT 2022 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 21 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 31, 43 The final months of 2022 have shown that 2023 will be a year of comeback and recovery for the restaurant industry. These are words that none of us could have imagined when we were in the middle of the rising pandemic, dealing with closures and labor problems in 2020. Now that two years of creative pandemic pivots have led to new ideas, the food service industry is coming back strong.
JUL-AUG 2022 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 20 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 12-13 & 21,31,43 There are over 1,100 franchise brands in the United States, giving prospective franchisees numerous options. Some franchisees decide to invest in an industry they are familiar with and a brand they already know and like. Others base their decision on the prospect of long-term growth and profitability. I believe that investing in a senior care franchise is currently one of the best franchise opportunities.
MAY-JUNE 2022 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 19 Featured articles by Kim Daly can be found on pages 10-11 & 19, 41 Education franchising is one of the most promising businesses in today's economy, as people tend to nurture their talents to adapt to this changing world. Additionally, education franchises are also profitable due to their low overhead and initial investment fees. Over the years, the rapid development of technology and the Covid pandemic have changed the education industry.
JAN-FEB 2022 Franchise Connect Magazine - Issue 17 Featured 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 ion their very own home improvement franchise business.