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IFA 2015 – 5 Takeaways

Wow - what an experience.   Despite some very real, legislative threats confronting the franchise business model, IFA Annual Convention proved that franchising is alive and well in 2015. A record number of franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers all gathered in Las Vegas in mid-February to do [...]

Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus Podcast

    On Thursday, February 5, 2015, FRM Solutions President Stan Friedman joined Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus Podcast co-host Graham Chapman for the second part of a two-part series featuring Friedman’s diverse leadership roles within franchising.   While the first podcast appearance covered Stan’s integral [...]

Recent Industry News

  FRM Solutions’ Stan Friedman Shares Take on Recent FranConnect Acquisition of Process Peak   Just before the holidays, I was asked to share my thoughts regarding FranConnect’s acquisition of Process Peak.  Some of those comments (in an abbreviated form) found their way into January’s [...]

FRM Kicks Off New Year

  It's a New Year and with it come exciting times at FRM Solutions.  2015 kicks off for us with several new clients that signed on in Q4 of 2014 and with a new member of our team.  On the client side, we are very [...]

Lead Sources Vs. Lead Campaigns

    Figuring out how to track Lead Source and Lead Campaigns can be confusing for a lot of Franchise Marketing departments.   With so many different types of leads, redundant leads, and multiple sources how do you sort is all out-- and do you [...]

Pro Athlete Franchise Summit

FRM President Stan Friedman is a co-founder of the IFA's (PAFI) Pro Athlete Franchise Initiative and is hard at work this week emceeing the Annual Summit, at the Georgia State University campus, just down the street from the FRM home office in Atlanta, (Buckhead) Georgia. [...]

International Franchise Expo 2014

FRM President Stan Friedman and Director of Accounts Joshua Lubbers, joined over 450 Franchisors at the International Franchise Expo this week, at the Javits Center in New York City. FRM sponsored the Exhibitor reception and had a great time meeting with industry veterans, vendor partners, [...]

Celebrities at Multi Unit 2014

It was a great three days for FRM at the Multi Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas.   Held at the always impressive Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, this year's event was attended by an impressive group of zees and zors and speakers.  FRM even [...]

Another Great IFA in 2014

FRM was strutting it stuff at IFA, showing off our improved Item 20 reporting.  Many existing clients are excited about implementing this along with other powerful enhancements to the Fran. Dev. Module.  Item 20 reports in just one click!  Another great trip for the FRM [...]

Franchise Veteran Joins FRM

FRM Solutions, a technology solutions provider specializing in franchise relationship management has named franchising veteran Stan Friedman as its President.  Friedman has more than 24 years of experience in the Franchising world. "I am thrilled by the opportunity that has been entrusted to me and [...]