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Posts from November, 2019

  • Why Resale Franchises are a Strong Investment for Millennial Entrepreneurs Every day, 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age, and millennials are stepping in to take their place in the labor market. In fact, 75 percent of the workforce will be comprised of millennials by 2025. The employment landscape isn’t just changing from an age standpoint. ... Continue Reading
  • From Store Manager to Business Owner: How This Plato’s Closet Franchisee Followed Her Passion Throughout her entire professional life and a cross-country move, one thing has remained constant in Jill Martin’s life: Plato’s Closet®. From Iowa to Hawaii and back again, Jill has always felt at home working at the local Plato’s Closet franchise. Now with the help of her ... Continue Reading
  • Why Plato’s Closet Was a Perfect Investment for this Veteran Franchisee More and more military veterans are turning to small business ownership for a second career. There are currently 2.52 million veteran majority-owned small businesses in the U.S., and nearly 20 percent of them are retail businesses. At Winmark®, we’re proud to be part of that ... Continue Reading
  • Play It Again Sports Franchise Owner Invests in Supporting Local Athletic Community Cultivating a local athletic community is almost instinctual for John Duchouquette (JD). The Play It Again Sports® franchise owner spent four years in the mid-1990s on the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. Now, his four kids keep him busy with a wide variety of athletic ... Continue Reading