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If investing in a franchise has been on your mind for a while, just consider what a great opportunity you have to own an essential business right now.
Many people who join franchise systems are drawn to the fact that you own your own business, but you are not alone in the venture. You have the franchisor and support staff on your side as you launch your business and confront challenges.
2020 has brought plenty of challenges, but it also has revealed some interesting information for franchise investors:
William Gellert, of the family owned Gellert Global Group, has mobilized his company of Cinnabon, Five Guys, and Carvel units, to give back to their communities in myriad ways, and support employees across the board.
Debra Sawyer, a Sports Clips “rock star” franchisee who owns over 20 locations throughout Virginia and Florida, has been a leader in the Sports Clips organization and a fierce advocate for women in franchising. Sawyer continues to lead the way as the coronavirus pandemic ravages American public health and its economy.
WASHINGTON, JUNE 3 – The International Franchise Association (IFA) today released the following statement on the Senate passage of H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act:
“America’s small businesses needed this bill,” said Matt Haller, IFA Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs. “By providing flexibility and certainty in how they can use PPP loans, small businesses – franchise or otherwise – can use this funding to stay in business, retain their employees, and give back to their communities.”
“Our veterans, no matter how much time they spend in uniform, devote some or all of their lives looking out for us. It’s time we help take care of them. Many are elderly and for medical reasons are unable to do things for themselves,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators CEO RN.
Assisted Living Locators senior care advisors are strengthening and supporting the veteran’s community by offering free services, resources and guidance to help senior veterans and families find the best care solutions. Here are some of the inspiring ways they are giving back.