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Rita's Italian Ice Offers A "Cool" And Thorough Training Program
8/30/2016 - Posted by
Rita’s Italian Ice first opened its doors in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, in 1984. As a way to supplement his household income, former Philadelphia firefighter Bob Tumolo decided to start selling Italian Ice through a porch window and named the business after his beloved wife, Rita. Since then, Rita’s Italian Ice has gone on to become one of the most well-known Italian Ice shops in the United States, with 625 units currently in operation around the world. Victoria Coia, Rita’s Franchise Development Manager, has been with Rita’s Italian Ice for 11 years and shared their franchise training practices with us.
CorpNet Creates a Solid Foundation for New Business
8/23/2016 - Posted by
Many entrepreneurs startup a new business venture full of excitement and enthusiasm, ready to jump in and work hard to make their dream a reality. However, all of the enthusiasm in the world cannot create success without a solid plan and strong foundation to build from. There are so many variables to think about, and so many unexpected situations that may arise, that we often don’t know what we don’t know.
It is very important, at the planning stage for a new business, for an owner to outline the strategies, and create back up plans, for the different challenges that a new business may face, and although nobody can ever anticipate every situation that might jeopardize the success of a new venture, having a solid foundation in place will help an owner to tackle these challenges when they do arise. It was the desire to help entrepreneurs navigate the waters of starting a new business, that prompted Nellie and Phil Akalp to create
Chronic Tacos: A Leader In Restaurant Franchisee Training
8/9/2016 - Posted by
The training process for Chronic Tacos’ franchisees is a rigorous and highly organized six- to eight-week program. Chronic Tacos believes in a tailored approach for training franchisees so that each employee, whether it be managers or cooks, can receive individualized attention for the specific needs. Wyner commented, “There’s the management level where we’ll go over the management style, and then there’s the cooks and the front of the line, so it’s different levels. It’s a tailored training program.”
Camp Bow Wow's Comprehensive Training Approach Provides Excellent Care For Dogs And Encourages Franchisee Success
8/2/2016 - Posted by
Camp Bow Wow
operates as a daycare and overnight camp for dogs, a place where dog owners can confidently leave their beloved "fur babies" behind, content in the knowledge that not only will their dogs be cared for during their stay, but they'll have a truly enjoyable experience in the process. With a motto that proudly states, "Happy Healthy Pets, Happy Healthy People," Camp Bow Wow has experienced an incredible amount of growth in a relatively short amount of time, an overwhelming success that's due in no small part to its franchise training practices.
Beef Jerky Outlet: training that is adaptable to the different types of owners is vital to the success of the franchisee
7/26/2016 - Posted by
When you find a product that appeals to a mass market, and develop a strategy to get it into the hands of the consumer, while creating an enjoyable experience as well, then you’ll have the recipe to create a fantastic franchise opportunity. Sometimes the simplest concepts work the best, and Paul Lyons, President and Co-Founder of Beef Jerky Outlet, is currently working to perfect his unique franchising recipe with one of the hottest new franchise companies in the country. Beef Jerky Outlet opened its first store in 2010, and today there are 69 stores across the United States, with plans to open 100 more in the very near future.
Amada Senior Care: the well-being of your clients depends on your training
7/12/2016 - Posted by
When the life of your client literally depends on you and your business, you better make sure that you have the system, and processes in place, to offer the very best training to your franchise owners and their employees. Amada Senior Care has been helping seniors with their daily needs for nearly ten years. Their franchise owners are put through a rigorous and ongoing training program, that not only teaches them how to run a successful home healthcare business, but they also learn how to effectively train their team of caregivers, sales associates and office personnel. Amada trains their franchise owners to become competent business owners and leaders, to ensure success and further strengthen the brand image throughout the communities that they serve.
Precision Tune Auto Care: Training That Strengthens the Automobile Industry
6/28/2016 - Posted by
Precision Tune Auto Care, a one-stop automobile car maintenance and repair company headquartered in Leesburg, VA, understands the importance of franchisee training. According to Lee Oppenheim, vice president of franchise development, Precision Tune Auto Care’s training programs are regarded as an important aspect of franchisee success: “Training should be important to any organization so that you’re learning with the improvements in technology.”
Latitude attends 25th Annual IFE in New York City
6/21/2016 - Posted by
Latitude sent Franchise TEA staff writer Janay Burch to New York City for the 25th Annual International Franchise Expo (IFE) to cover business training practices of franchisors.
Burch got to network and interview dozens of representatives from over hundreds of franchises June 16-18, 2016. The IFE experience went smoothly with no hesitation from interviewees to have a conversation about training and franchising.
Rosati's Pizzas key to a successful training program: Consistency
6/21/2016 - Posted by
The key to any successful business is consistency. Without consistency, our customers do not know what to expect from us, and we will ultimately lose their trust, and eventually, their business. This is a concept that Marla Topliff, of Rosati's Pizza, understands well, and strives to instill in each and every Rosati's Pizza franchisee. For the past 19 years, Marla has been helping Rosati's Pizza grow and expand. There are currently 160 stores across nine states, with the majority of the properties in their home state of Illinois, and they plan to open 20-30 more franchise restaurants in the next two years.
Famous Brands International sets stage for Mrs. Fields and TCBY franchisees' success
6/7/2016 - Posted by
Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Famous Brands International is the parent company of TCBY (The Country’s Best Yogurt) and Mrs. Fields Cookies, two idyllic representations of America’s favorite sweet treats. Debbi Fields opened the first Mrs. Fields store in Palo Alto, California in 1977, and quickly became a name that to this day remains synonymous with freshly baked cookies. TCBY has offered low-fat and healthier alternatives to traditional ice cream desserts with its own signature frozen yogurt treats from the moment it opened its doors in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1981.
In 2000, both brands merged under Famous Brands International’s ownership. With more than 880 franchises currently operating in 16 countries around the world as of this writing, Famous Brands International offers a solid infrastructure and ongoing support to all of its franchisees, ensuring their continued successes.