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HFC Prepares for Future Growth with New Chief Development Officer, Jonathan Thiessen

Jonathan Thiessen has become Chief Development Officer at Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) to apply his expertise and experience to growing the company’s portfolio of brands. With HFC for 15 years and in the franchising world for 27 years, he’s well positioned for mastering the intricacies of acquiring and growing new brands within HFC’s family of […]

By |May 4th, 2018|

Mixing Business With Pleasure Works When You Own a Tailored Living Franchise

Todd and Leslie Kerekes, franchise owners of Tailored Living Serving Princeton, NJ, have a unique story about entering the world of franchising. Although everyone’s journey to franchise business ownership has some elements in common—desire to be your own boss, better work/life balance, no limits on income—their story has a romantic twist. Would you believe a […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|

Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Budget Blinds and Tailored Living in the Top Franchises for 2018

Entrepreneur® just released their annual Franchise 500 Ranking for 2018, and two Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) brands were in the top 27 percent.

Budget Blinds® is #23
Tailored Living® is #131

Year after year, HFC’s franchise brands are recognized as leaders in the home improvement industry, in the home services and products category, by independent companies […]

By |February 15th, 2018|

Four Reasons to Love Owning a Franchise Business

February is the month of love. Valentine’s Day, especially, is dedicated to showing love and affection to those we hold dear, including significant others, spouses, children and even our adoring pets. Last year it’s estimated that $18.2 billion was spent on long stemmed roses, plants and mixed bouquets, candy, cards, dining out, jewelry, clothing and […]

By |February 1st, 2018|

Tailored Living and Budget Blinds Ranked in Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Franchises to Buy in 2018

An annual event in the franchise world, Franchise Business Review (FBR) recently published their Top 200 Franchises for the year to help would-be entrepreneurs expedite their search for the perfect franchise opportunity. FBR is a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and ranks franchise opportunities based on the results.

Tailored […]

By |January 25th, 2018|

Rebrand Yourself in the New Year as a Franchise Business Owner

Another year draws to a close and a new year begins. Are you where you want to be career-wise?

Does going back to the same job for another 12 months excite you?
Or, maybe you lost your job and are struggling to find a new spot?
Would doing something completely different be a reason to […]

By |January 19th, 2018|

There’s No Glass Ceiling for Pam Morin, a Woman Franchise Owner with Budget Blinds

As a single mom, Pam Morin joined Budget Blinds in 2012, making a dramatic life change from 20 years in nursing to business ownership of Budget Blinds Serving Corpus Christi. She took franchisor Budget Blinds at its word to provide all the training she’d need to become a successful franchise business owner and successful she […]

By |December 28th, 2017|

Six Key Points to Job Satisfaction Can Be Found In Owning a Franchise Business

A recent report by 80,000 Hours, an online career guidance company, determined that there are six ingredients that make up a dream job. (80000hours.org)  Isn’t that what we all want–a dream job?  A job where spending that lifetime 80,000 working hours is enjoyable and fulfilling?

Surprisingly, a high salary is not one of the six most […]

By |December 27th, 2017|

Empower Yourself To Do Better With Franchise Business Ownership

Would you say your work life was a comfortable routine or in a rut? While routine and rut have some characteristics in common, there is a definite difference. One implies a comfort level, the other merely tedium.

If you’re tired of being in a work rut–punching a clock, taking orders and making money for the boss–maybe […]

By |December 21st, 2017|

Be Your Own Boss and Have More Fun Over the Holidays

It’s the season for parties, entertaining, shopping, baking, visiting friends and relatives, wrapping presents and exchanging gifts. Around your work schedule, just how much time do you have to enjoy all the holiday festivities with your family? Do you find yourself not only making a “To Do” list, but also a “Can’t Do” list?

If your […]

By |December 14th, 2017|