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Choosing a Franchise with the Right Fit

Podcast recorded: July 22, 2020

Douglas LaPointe was exploring his next business venture during the pandemic. Fortunately, he found Sharkey's Cuts For Kids and determined the franchise was a perfect fit for him. Learn how Douglas started his franchise and how Stearns Bank helped him during a tough time for entrepreneurs.

Lessons Learned

  • Pursuing franchise ownership starts with research – most importantly, speaking with franchise management and representatives
  • Select a franchise with an easy startup process and a business model that fits your lifestyle
  • A recession-proof franchise model is hard to find, but if the business is essential it can bring long-term stability

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