Franchise Interview: Rebeka Self, Co-Founder of The Timberline Glamping

We were researching ways for our own family to get outdoors more in a new and creative way.  We have one who loves camping and one who prefers nice hotels, and this seemed like the perfect compromise. We saw a need in the market for this for other families and friends as well.Our demand highly exceeds our supply at the moment. We are expanding rapidly and looking for new strategic locations.The opportunities are endless. This is an exciting business with ...
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The Wee Chippy

Franchise Interview: Joe Gorrie, CEO of The Wee Chippy

 An opportunity came up to open a little food shack on Venice Beach, and I took it. It was less than 150 sq ft, so I knew I had to keep it really simple and do one thing well, and being from Scotland, fish & chips is our national dish. So what I’ve done is take this classic British dish and give it a California twist, and brought it into the 21st Century. That’s how The Wee Chippy was born ...
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MaiLash

Franchise Interview: Mai Le & David Nguyen, CEO of MaiLash

Mai had background in banking while, David had a background in 10 years of aerospace engineering. When Mai heard about eyelash extensions, she immediately got into the lashing industry due to the fast growing of demand for beauty. After 4 years of dedications and hardworking, Mai opened her salon. David quit his engineering to join her in expanding their business.  We have always wanted to help enhancing individuals’ unique features therefore bringing self-confidence in their look through the art of ...
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Franchise Interview: Emmet O’Brien, CEO of NoH20 Group

Franchise Interview: Emmet O’Brien, CEO of NoH20 Group

How did you get into the industry? From 2000 to 2009, I raced professionally — and successfully — in the FIA World Touring Car Championships and FIA European Touring Car Championships where I finished second in 2006. During this time, I represented and raced professionally for several major international manufacturers including BMW, VW Group, Ferrari, and Coca-Cola. I established No-H2O in 2007 in Dublin, Ireland with my father, Eoin O’Brien. Tell us about your franchise model. No-H2O manufactures and distributes ...
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Al, Founder and CEO of Al’s Hot Chicken

How did you get into the industry?  It all started years ago when I experimented with different recipes to improve the taste of fried chicken. After adding my improved Nashville style chicken to my restaurant’s menu, long lines started to form; It was then when I decided to share my passion for great flavors with the rest of the World with the creation of Al’s Hot Chicken. My one-of-a-kind flavors have made people fall in love with our great-tasting, high-quality ...
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Franchise Interview: Bryan McDaniel, Founder and Owner of ezDownsizin

How did you get into the industry? I grew up in NE Ohio where my parents would occasionally go to the flea markets on weekends and sell items to supplement their income.  I became interested in the value of ‘second hand’ items and young age to make extra money.  I joined the Marines in the early 80’s, and while stationed in Jacksonville, NC, as free entertainment, I would go to Don’s Auction Barn and watch the auctioneer work the crowd ...
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Franchise Interview: Joe Darden, Founder and Owner of Healthy Environment Solutions

Franchise Interview: Joe Darden, Founder and Owner of Healthy Environment Solutions

How did you get into the industry?  I am a motivational speaker, business consultant and author of multiple books. I have been in this specific industry for 9 years now. Tell us about your franchise model. We are a step above the rest cleaning company seeking to raise the bar in the industry. We work across a wide spectrum of facility types, including dorms, apartment buildings, residential homes, businesses, and more. We do COVID 19 cleaning/training certified. Where do you ...
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Franchise Interview: Dragan Krstic, Founder and CEO of DNA Pro Cleaning & Restoration

How did you get into the industry? It was 2009, I was over 4,000 miles away from my home country in Europe, living in Washington D.C. I worked in different service industries.  After I got married, my wife and I felt that God was calling me to start something different for an income stream.  Soon thereafter, I decided to enter into the cleaning and restoration industry and pursue the American dream of starting a business.  After experiencing different ways of ...
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Franchise Interview: Gerald Green, President of RGX Rim Repair

1. How did you get into the industry? RGX’s Vice President, Derek Mickler, was one of RGX’s first wheel repair technicians in 2004. The business started as a mobile service that repaired cosmetic damage on wheels for pre-owned car dealerships. As our company grew, we discovered a great need for bent wheel repair. We have since continued this total service attitude by adding weld repair, custom color changes, and powder coating. Fast forward to now, we have four brick and ...
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Franchise Interview: Chad Biel, Owner & Founder

How did you get into the industry? One of my first jobs was washing dishes. Then, I was given an opportunity to start cooking and I fell in love with it. I worked my way through the restaurant business working as a chef, manager, general manager, corporate trainer and then owner. I’ve had the honor of helping to open up 13 restaurants in my career.  Tell us about your franchise model. Bohemian Bull is a craft beer and burger restaurant ...
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