ORLANDO, Fl. (October 1, 2018) – The Franchise Brokers Association (FBA) announced today that International Business Associates (IBA) (www.ibainc.com) Vice President of Business Development and M&A/business broker and franchise consultant Curt M. Maier joined the FBA. Commenting on Mr. Maier’s participation in the FBA, IBA President & CEO Gregory Kovsky stated “Curt’s selection of the FBA enables him to enhance his already superior service to his clients. IBA ...
October 9, 2018Chris Wall
It can be very difficult for most people to be able to truly understand all the details that go into assessing a franchise. There is a lot of noise to filter through in order to make an informed decision. In the case of FBA Broker Andrew Hoffman, his client had attempted to go on this decision alone. However, with a plane ticket purchased and hotel booked they thought it would be wise to get his ...
July 20, 2018Chris Wall
"As a Franchise Broker, the biggest challenge I face is to truly match a Candidate to a Franchise brand. I have been successful at matching my clients, but this is a special story. My client Brian was not happy working for Corporate America, and fitness was his getaway, his stress relief. He went through back surgery and knew his current lifestyle of sitting down for too long and working for a company culture that was ...
July 19, 2018Chris Wall
Founded in 1983, Play It Again Sports has built a large and satisfied customer based business by offering a wide selection of name brand new and quality used sports and fitness equipment at affordable prices. Because 60% of the merchandise is new and 40% is used, the selection is always changing and yet there is always plenty to choose from. Play It Again Sports offers customers the opportunity to trade in sports and fitness equipment they ...
January 4, 2018Suzanne Seidel
Since we are all Superheroes, wouldn’t it be wonderful to know what our greatest Superpower is? At this year's FBA conference, we learned all about how we are heroes, stepping into our Superpowers! How can we create that safe space for our prospects to relay to us their hopes, dreams, and yes, their fears which stop them from attaining their greatness? How do we create that space for them to not only envision their futures, but to ...
January 3, 2018Suzanne Seidel
Image Studios 360 was founded by brothers Jason and Shaun Olsen in 2010. After working together successfully for years as partners in the auto industry, the Olsen brothers recognized a need in their area for a salon suite business. After consulting with multiple stylists about best practices, the Olsens developed a completely innovative salon space, ideal for stylists and owners alike. ...
December 12, 2017Suzanne Seidel
What is Building Kidz School? Building Kidz was born out of a parent’s love for her daughter. In 2003 Vineeta Bhandari opened the first Building Kidz School in Pacifica, California as a preschool where her daughter, who was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes at the age of four, could receive the care she needed in a top-notch environment. Bhandari developed a program that incorporates the ...
December 5, 2017Suzanne Seidel
I owned a Critter Control Franchise in Michigan for 12 years and it allowed me to earn, save and invest enough money to meet my goal of retiring at the age of 50. I learned that I could run a successful business with hard work and by providing excellent customer service while doing something that I thoroughly enjoyed. – Rick Stanley (formerly CC of Ann Arbor, MI/retired)...
November 28, 2017Suzanne Seidel
Over 40 years combined experience in franchising Established in 2009, Bottle & Bottega’s Painting & Wine Party Studios is an exclusive social event business. Through the winning combination of wine and art, Bottle & Bottega offers clients the chance to let loose and be creative in a warm and welcoming environment. They offer public, private, and corporate painting and wine parties seven days a week, both ...
October 17, 2017Suzanne Seidel
Not Your Average Cleaning Group The Corporate Cleaning Group is not your everyday, run of the mill cleaning service. With over 20 years of success in the cleaning business, the Corporate Cleaning Group offers daily and weekly routine commercial cleaning and janitorial services in corporate, educational, religious, and medical settings. From warehouses and schools to hospitals and churches, CCG franchisees work together with their clients to ...
October 10, 2017Suzanne Seidel