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McDonald’s Franchise – Chicken, burgers, salads and beverages

Business
A salesman of Milkshake mixer, Ray Kroc travelled in 1954 to California to visit stand of McDonald’s hamburger where he heard that they run eight milkshake mixers at once. He was impressed by their rapid customers service and waiting for an opportunity to sell more milkshake appliances and encouraged to open a chain of their restaurants to brothers McDonald and …

Edible Arrangements – Franchise for Sculpted fresh-fruit bouquets.

Business
Tariq Farid at age 17 purchased a flower shop in Connecticut’s East Haven by borrowing $5,000 from parents. In two years, he was able to run four stores. Later, he started a new concept after seven years – you can eat bouquets. In 1999, he opened a store of Edible Arrangements, delivering bouquets of sculpted fresh fruit which look like …

Pearle Vision – Franchise for Eye care and eyewear.

Business
Pearle Vision was founded in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle with the one-stop concept. In Savannah of Georgia, he opened the Pearle Vision Center with total eye care where he combined an exclusive eyewear selection for complete eye exams. To select opticians and doctors, he then began franchising in 1981. Today, Luxottica owned Pearle Vision.  Alex Wilkes is the CEO …

Pillar to Post Home Inspectors – Franchise for Home inspections.

Business
In 1994, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors was started which is a professional franchise of home inspection. In the same year, they began franchising in both Canada and U.S. At Present, they have grown throughout North America with 500 franchises. Dan Steward is the CEO of Pillar to Post Home Inspectors. Established in: 1994 Franchising from: 24 Years from 1994 …

Once Upon A Child – Franchise for New and used children’s clothing, equipment, furniture, toys.

Business
In 1984, Once Upon A Child was founded in Columbus, capital of Ohio. It is specialized in selling used and new clothes, furniture, toys and equipment of children. In 1992, they started offering Franchises. Winmark which is formerly known as Grow Biz owned the company, which is also a franchiser of Plato’s Closet, Music Go Round, Play it Again and …

Pet Supplies Plus – Franchise for Retail pet supplies and services

Inspiration
In the late 1980’s, the first supermarket of pet food was opened by Harry Shallop and Jack Berry in Michigan’s Redford along with supply store. They started franchising by 1990. These stores also provide services like pet washes, grooming and adoptions events. Chris Rowland is the CEO of Pet Supplies Plus. Established in: 1987 Franchising from: 28 Years from 1990 …

Mighty Auto Parts – Franchise for Wholesale distribution of auto parts

Business
Mighty Auto Parts was founded in 1963 as a network of regional and local suppliers to the industry of automotive service. They offered a direct-sourcing model from the beginning for preventive maintenance, shop supplies, common-use auto parts, chemicals, vehicles oil and lubricants. In 1993, they have been added by automotive-related service companies to diversify and complement their operations using Mighty’s …

RNR Tire Express and Custom Wheels Franchise – Tire and Wheel Sales and Rentals

Business
RNR Tire Express Stores started selling their tires and wheels with a concept of rent-to-own. This concept is also called as Rent-N-Roll. This helps customers to make payments monthly, bi-weekly or weekly. In 2003, they began franchising based in Tampa, Florida. Larry Sutton is the CEO of RNR Stores. Established in: 1999 Parent Organization: SPF Mgt. Co. LLC Franchising from: …