Change seems to accelerate every year. If you have ever worked in a corporate job, you know how true this is. It seems our entire economy is moving towards outsourcing, contracting, and other temporary type employment.
If you have been cut from a job, been outsourced, or had your pay and hours cut, then you might want to think about changing your life. What is the best way to make a such a momentous change? You might consider buying a franchise. You will be the boss and you will be in control. How would that feel?
A franchise business can offer stability in uncertain times and can be an ideal type of business if you:
- partner with a strong company with a good track record,
- are in a growing industry that provides an essential product or service to your local community, and
- are able and willing to put the right amount of investment and work into it.
With a franchise, you can be in control of the business but you will not be alone. Having a strong partner company is key to being successful. Franchising provides an ongoing business model that has everything you need to get started already in place.
Think about what you would like to do:
- spend more time with your family,
- build a large business with multiple franchises, or
- serve your local community.
Because there are so many different franchised industries and businesses today, you can find a business that suits your skills and desires.
You will need to do some research to find a franchise company that reflects your values, allows you to use your skills, and meets your budget constraints and risk tolerance. Look for companies with a proven track record, a strong brand, and the right training and support.
Visit some current franchisees to hear their experiences. Be sure to review the financial commitments as well, because having the right capital to build your business is crucial.
Buying a Franchise – A Bright Future
About Pigtails & Crewcuts
Founded in 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia, Pigtails & Crewcuts is a children’s hair salon franchise dedicated to making haircuts fun and stress-free for children and their parents. With nearly 50 locations across the nation, Pigtails & Crewcuts specializes in quality haircuts for boys and girls of all ages, and also hosts children’s parties. In 2010, Parents.com named Pigtails & Crewcuts one of the Top 10 Chains for Kids’ Birthday Parties. In addition, Pigtails & Crewcuts has been named to the “Franchise 500” list as a top franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for five consecutive years. To learn more, go to pigtailsandcrewcutsfranchise.com
Michelle Holliman, Vice President of Franchise Development, 877.752.6800, MHolliman@pigtailsandcrewcuts.com