Franchised businesses in the United States number nearly 1 million and together generate 15% of private sector jobs and 12.5% of private sector payrolls. Clearly franchise businesses are a force in the economy, but is owning a franchise right for you? GrowBiz talked to George Ray, a consultant with Florida […]
GrowBiz is a blog created by the Florida SBDC at FIU, the small business development center within Florida International University’s College of Business. The center’s team of business experts works one-on-one with about 1,000 entrepreneurs and business owners each year by providing confidential, no-cost consulting. The center’s mission is to help South Florida businesses grow and succeed. If you own a business in Miami-Dade or Monroe County with 3 or more employees, or are launching a scalable venture, the Florida SBDC at FIU is ready to help you successfully navigate the obstacles that often hinder business growth.