Franchise Pick Blog Posts: July, 2009


In July, 2009, Franchise Pick explored the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of franchising.  I’ll let you decide which is which.

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Here’s what we covered in July, 2009:

July’s Featured Franchise:  Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning

oxi-fresh-carpet-cleaning-company_featFeatured Opportunity: Oxi Fresh Franchise 33 Comments
Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Franchise Profile
Interview with Jonathan Barnett, Oxi Fresh
OXI FRESH Pt. 2: The Green Franchise 22 Comments
OXI FRESH Franchisees Happy to be Green (1)
OXI FRESH Franchisees Happy to be Green (2)

July’s Featured Franchise Vendor:  Contour Creations Inc.

jen290Contour Creations Inc. is Colorizing Curves

July’s Top New Franchises

pregnant-woman-200BECOMING MOM Pregnancy Spa & Imaging Centre
CREATIVE TUTORS: A Franchise for Educators
Just Between Friends Sells 95th Franchise

July’s Featured Franchise Controversies

Ricky’s Candy, Cones & Chaos Franchise
ACTIONCOACH: Brad Sugars Battles Bloggers
Anthony Reza Solhi: “I am not a crook!”
ONLINE OUTPOST Craigslist Scam. Beware!
LEASE ONE: Failed Brokers Say It’s a Scam
Beware of the Franchise FranBogies!

July’s Featured Topic:  Fast Food Sex Fest

The Fast Food Sex Fest Continues
BURGER KING Pulls A Boner With Ad
HARDEE’S: A-Holes vs B-Holes Commercial

Franchise Marketing:  Michael Jackson, KFC & More

KFC: Paid Plug at Michael Jackson Memorial? 6
Magic Johnson Criticized for MJ KFC Story 10
Michael Jackson, Magic Johnson & KFC 8
CHIPOTLE Promotes Food Inc. Documentary
HUDDLE HOUSE: CEO Griefield on Franchising

More Fluff & Drivel

Sarah Palin Resigns to Open Franchise (?)
Happy Independence Day from Franchise Pick


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