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Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 1: Start Up Equity

Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 1: Start Up Equity

In this 5-part vlog series, Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital CEO Rick Dennen discusses his personal experience raising ...
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Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 2: Debt vs. Equity

Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 2: Debt vs. Equity

In this 5-part vlog series, Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital CEO Rick Dennen discusses his personal experience raising ...
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Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 3: Loan Structuring

Lessons Learned with Rick Dennen Part 3: Loan Structuring

In this 5-part vlog series, Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital CEO Rick Dennen discusses his personal experience raising ...
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Labor dilemma not likely to improve anytime soon

We always strive to share positive information to build optimism among the franchise owners who read our blog. Even when we touch upon challenging subjects, we prefer to offer practical advice for making the most of the situation. Yet when it comes to the long-term...

Seven reasons franchise restaurants can fail

It can be a mystery: two very similar franchise operations are doing business in the same market. One appears to get so much business that it’s always a challenge to keep up, while the other’s parking lot is consistently empty. Both are part of national chains, so...

How to bring your franchise restaurant into a new market

Running a successful multi-unit franchise business doesn’t give you a lot of free time, but you’re disciplined enough to include a couple solid vacations every year. While you and your family enjoy the welcome break from day-to-day business, you can’t resist looking...

Strategic ways to reduce employee turnover

Early each year, you get a concrete reminder of one of the biggest challenges associated with operating a franchise business. It comes when your accountant lets you know how many W-2 forms your franchise mailed out. Employee turnover is a constant in this business,...

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