Entries by Charles White

The Middle Spoon

The Middle Spoon The Middle Spoon is a specialty cocktail, light fare and dessert bar which was founded originally in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  The concept was designed to offer a cozy, warm and intimate setting for primarily female clientele.  The menu, atmosphere and entire personality of the Middle Spoon was created to make an excellent […]

Mitsubishi (Japan)

Mitsubishi is one of the world’s largest companies with business divisions in a wide range of different market segments and industries.  The organization was developed in the late 1800’s and quickly diversified into a number of businesses starting with shipbuilding, mail service and mining.  The company was heavily involved in the Japanese war effort during […]


  HOW DO I BECOME A FRANCHISOR? You have a great idea and your company is growing so fast you can hardly keep up, clearly, the market wants more of what you have to offer. There aren’t enough hours in the day to meet the demand and if you had more locations, you could sell […]

Benefits of Franchising Your Business

Benefits of Franchising Your Business As an entrepreneur continues to grow their business, managing all aspects of the day to day business effectively quickly becomes a challenge.  Multiple locations of any enterprise involves many moving parts, all of which need to be monitored and maintained in order to sufficiently and successfully exercise a typical day […]

What Impact the Tax Reform has on Franchising.

What Impact the Tax Reform has on Franchising. The upcoming tax reform is certainly catching everyone’s attention and has been front and center in the news.  The question is how will this tax reform affect the franchise and small businesses in the U.S.  The wide sweeping repeal of tax law has what most business people […]

When Are You Ready to Franchise Your Business?

When Are You Ready to Franchise Your Business? You have a business and want to expand.  There are a variety of ways to expand the number of locations, company owned, bringing on partners, venture capital or franchising. Many businesses decide that franchising could be an extremely effective way to develop a brand and business model […]

How to Franchise Your Business Well

Why is it that some franchises seem to expand so quickly and others can’t seem to get off the ground?  In the franchise development world, you have the opportunity to see some “out of this world” ideas and business concepts.  The really exciting part of working in franchising is that we are able to work […]

Franchise Sales While Managing the Franchise State Registration Requirements

Franchise Sales While Managing the Franchise State Registration Requirements  Franchise development is a highly regulated market segment of business and requires careful management to offer franchises appropriately and within the guidelines of each state’s franchise rules and regulations.  It is important to first understand why and what the franchise regulations are meant to do and […]

International Franchise Registrations

International Franchise Registrations As you build your business and expand your empire through franchising, it is not only critical, but potentially dangerous to sell Internationally without confirming you have abided by and registered your franchise offering with the necessary international regulatory agencies and governing bodies.  If you are based in the United States, you have […]

Dow Jones Franchise: Zawya

Dow Jones Franchise:  Zawya   Dow Jones began as a niche reporting and news company focused on Wall Street and founded in 1882.  As the global marketplace for finance expanded so too did the market for information services and connectivity between the financial minds of the world.  Dow Jones quickly took a position of market […]