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March Franchise Business And Small Business Happenings

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Spring (in the Northern Hemisphere) is a few weeks away.  The season brings always brings with it a sense of renewal…and hope.

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Hopefully, current and future franchise owners and other small business owners will be feeling those things too.

This is what’s happening in the world of franchising and small business.


Franchise Business Happenings

Virginia-based Mosquito Joe named Brad Simon of Arkansas one of its top five franchisees, topping $1 million in annual revenue.

Trump’s lousy Labor Secretary pick finally dropped out after being hammered on his past speeches along with all of the employment-related lawsuits the franchise company he oversees had.

Surprisingly, town officials in Munster (Indiana) don’t like franchise businesses. But, the Town Council unanimously declined to pass on a second reading of an ordinance that would have put restrictions on any chain or franchise business looking to move to Munster. Maybe if town officials were educated about franchising, they’d realize that local residents would be opening them.

Senator Jack Latvala (R-Clearwater) and Representative Jason Brodeur (R-Sanford) of Florida, just announced their filing of the “Protect Florida Small Business Act.” It places limits on why franchisors can revoke franchisee contracts.

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There are several areas that can cause you trouble down the road when you open a US franchise as a Canadian in…Canada. Read what they are here.


Small Business Happenings

Read why most small businesses don’t do their bank transactions with their Smartphones-on Small Business Trends.

Update: There’s A New Franchise Opportunity Focused on Smartphones

According to, these are the finance blogs all small business owners should read.


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Small business owners from all over the U.S. are speaking out about Obamacare. On 

Small business borrowing fell in January. That bums me out.

Memphis, Boston, and Chicago just got a new small business program that’s “designed to help small businesses in economically distressed areas build capacity for sustainable growth in revenue, profitability and employment.” Read more

The top jobs for workers aged 19-24 are listed on the Business News Daily website.

Let’s have a good month!


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