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Franchise firms pay 2.2 – 3.4% higher wages than similar non-franchises

65%

More than 65% of franchise workers are offered health insurance, a greater proportion than among small establishments in general

76%

More than three-quarters of franchise workers (76%) are offered vacation, holiday, and sick leave

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Tim Golden, Brightstar Care – Georgia

Tim Golden and his wife Carolyn have been with Brightstar Care for fourteen years and have two territories which cover much of east and northeastern Georgia. They joined the brand…

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Gary Robins, SuperCuts – Pennslyvania

Gary Robins is a franchise owner of Supercuts based in Pennsylvania in and around the Delaware Valley area. Being somewhat familiar with the franchise model, he decided to seek out…

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Alex Johnson, Cinnabon – California

  Alex Johnson is a proud second-generation franchisee of Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon. His parents ventured into the franchising world to teach their four sons a good work ethic and…

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David Habas, SuperCuts – California

David Habas is a franchise owner of several Supercuts locations based in Northern California. Joining his father’s business, determined to expand the business, David and his business partners own over…

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Robby Ricks, FastSigns – California

  Robby Ricks is a franchise owner a FASTISGNS located in Sacramento, CA. He was drawn to the franchise business model because of its proven methods for success, and he…

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Greg Flynn, Flynn Restaurant Group – California

Greg Flynn is the founder, chairman, and CEO of the franchise Flynn Restaurant Group. The group is the franchise operators of 6 brands: Applebee’s, Panera Bread, Taco Bell, Arby’s, Wendy’s,…

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Kathy Anderson, Stretch Lab – Deleware

Like many franchise owners, Kathy Anderson went into franchising as a second career. After two decades in retail banking, Anderson wanted to go into something she was passionate about. She…

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Shannon Sevor, GymGuyz – California

Shannon had a great career at a Fortune 500 company, but he didn’t feel fulfilled. That’s when Shannon came across franchising. Franchising allowed Shannon to bring his creative thoughts to…

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Jose Piña, Mr. Rooter Plumbing – California

Jose Piña was named Franchisee of The Year for good reason. A 2021 recipient of the award, the Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchise owner embodies the American Dream. Plumbing has been…

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Aron Glinsky, Any Lab Test Now – Georgia

Aron Glinsky has been in small business his whole life and when the owner of the franchise Any Lab Test Now reached out to him for help with managing, Aron…

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