Saturday, May 21, 2005

UPS Franchise Information

Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. (MBE), a UPS company, is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal and business service centers. Its franchise brands, The UPS Store® and Mail Boxes Etc., together comprise more than 5,000 independently owned locations around the world, providing convenient and value-added business services to consumers, corporate "road warriors," and the small-office/home-office (SOHO) market.

Growth
The Mail Boxes Etc. concept was introduced in 1980 as convenient alternative to the post office. Throughout its evolution, it has continued to define and lead the business services category it created. In 2001, UPS acquired MBE. In 2003, the two companies introduced The UPS Store® program to allow re-branding of the U.S. network and also set lower maximum retail prices for UPS shipping services.Special-venue site development also has grown steadily with locations in airports, universities, military bases, convention centers, hotels, and urban renewal areas and empowerment zones. Special-venue sites create an opportunity to provide services to consumers, regardless of where they live, work or travel.In addition to its domestic network, MBE has expanded globally through master license agreements in nearly 80 countries. In 2002, MBE celebrated the opening of its 1,000th franchised location operating outside the United States. Historically, the services provided by MBE have been adaptable to the needs and market conditions of various countries and cultures around the world.Throughout the company's historic growth, one thing has remained constant: the commitment of our franchisees to providing personalized and convenient business solutions with world-class customer service.Number of Franchised Units Worldwide: 5,396Locations in U.S.: 4,176;Operating outside the U.S.: 1,220

Industry Recognition
In 2005, Entrepreneur magazine's annual "Franchise 500," a ranking of franchise opportunities based on factors such as financial strength, growth rate and size, rated The UPS Store® #5 among all franchise opportunities and #1 in the postal and business services category for the 15th consecutive year.*

Center Profile
The center interior is designed to promote a comfortable, yet professional business environment, with a contemporary appearance geared toward heightening awareness of products and services.Centers are typically located in shopping centers and commercial complexes, but also can be found in special venues such as airports, universities, convention centers, hotels and military bases. Location sizes range from 1,200 to 1,800 sq. ft. and centers generally employ a full-time staff of two or more employees, including the owner/operator. Hours of operation vary, but locations are typically open Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many locations are also open on Sundays.

Qualifications:
Cash or liquid assets of $50,000.

Financial Information
For New Franchise:Startup Cash Required: $7,500Investment Required: $138,685 - $245,494Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. offers up to $50,000 financing for fixtures and equipment. Franchise Fee is $29,950.

Saturday, May 14, 2005

Wienerschnitzel Franchise Information

Full Franchising Click here for more information Our Full Franchising Program offers you the opportunity of enjoying the benefits of owning your own Wienerschnitzel restaurant. We offer single and multiunit opportunities throughout the West, Southwest and Pacific Northwest.

Limited Franchising Click here for more information Our Limited Franchise Program offers you the opportunity to operate your own Wienerschnitzel franchise, but removes the obstacle of having to make a large capital investment.

Real Estate Click here for more information If you are a franchisee interested in expansion, or a developer or broker, you will find information on our restaurant concept and site criteria as well as a list of target markets for each state where we are looking to expand. You will even be able to submit a prospective new site for our consideration.

If you are a franchisee you can review a list of available sites as well as protected trade areas.

Denny's Franchise Information

The Process Investment FAQ Inquiry
Welcome!Is Denny's in your future?Take a tour of our franchise information site and see why entrepreneurs are choosing to invest in the Denny's brand. From Denny's beginning in 1953 in Lakewood California, Denny's has grown into one of America's largest full service restaurant chains.
With nearly 1,700 locations, you can enjoy Denny's restaurants nationwide within the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Guam, Mexico, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico. We are committed to becoming the best family restaurant system in the world. Denny's care in recruiting, training and developing franchisees is a key factor in the growth of our franchise system.

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Dairy Queen Franchising

DQ Franchising
Thanks for your interest in our Dairy Queen franchise opportunities!
Variety of OpportunitiesAt Dairy Queen, we offer a variety of choices, both in the types of restaurant concepts available for franchising and the range of options for joining our family of franchisees.
Requirements and AssistanceTake a look at the real estate and investment requirements associated with our franchise opportunities. This link also describes the services we offer throughout the development process and beyond.
Frequently Asked QuestionsThe most frequently asked questions about our concept offerings, including average investment and minimum financial capability requirements, are answered in this section.
Request InformationComplete a brief questionnaire and we’ll be happy to contact you with more information.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2005

TOP 200 Franchise 2004

Top 200 Franchise List 2004

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Sunday, December 05, 2004

Franchise Web Sites

International Franchise Association (IFA)The International Franchise Association (IFA) was established in 1960 to build and maintain a favorable economic and regulatory climate for franchising.Today, more than 75 industries operate within the franchising format, and IFA's membership and network encompass more than 800 franchisors, 300 suppliers, 30 organizational franchisee members, and over 30,000 franchisee members.
FranchiseEstablished in 1995, Franchise.com is the premier destination for franchises opportunities around the world, your single source of information for Franchises, Real Estate & Financing.
Franchise TimeFranchise opportunity online - business, food, restaurant franchises online - Franchising contact information and more.
Franchise TimesThe news and information source for franchising.
Franchise DirectFranchiseDirect.com provides detailed information on a range of franchise opportunities.

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Friday, December 03, 2004

Welcome to Funny Franchise

Welcome to Funny Franchise!

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