Summa Franchise Consulting (“Summa,” which is the Latin word for “total”) is an award-winning franchise consulting company, specializing in advising franchising companies of all types at every step along the process, from emerging concept to sustainable success.
Based in Arizona, with a global presence, it has developed an enviable client list. Robert Stidham, Summa’s founder and CEO, says: “We enjoy working with all of our franchise clients. We are active in the franchising community, and our professionals have real and significant direct experience working in a variety of franchise businesses.”
Akerman is an AmLaw 100 firm with more than 700 lawyers in 24 cities across the United States. It has built one of the largest, most creative, and most respected teams of franchise lawyers and professionals located across the country and resident in the cities with the largest franchise activity.
These lawyers assist franchise companies of all sizes as they confront numerous legal challenges –from federal, state, and international laws and regulations, to the protection of trademarks and other intellectual property, to changes in the areas of brand standards, product safety, joint employer, officer and vicarious liability, cybersecurity, encroachment, antitrust, and unfair competition.
The Akerman franchise team provides value to franchise clients in accordance with three fundamental pillars of service: efficiency, effectiveness, and predictability.
Regarded as Europe's leading franchise consultancy, The Franchising Centre (TFC) has been providing consultancy and services in every area of franchising for the last 25 years. This includes helping businesses to franchise, and supporting franchisors to find franchisees; expand internationally; support franchise networks; find senior staff, and much more.
TFC also has 18 European associates on the ground to support clients with modifications, validation and correct positioning of their franchise offers in the local market. They provide all necessary services, such as local market research, legal audits, lead generation and lead management services, and work with master franchisees to rapidly grow the local network.
With over 400 years' collective knowledge, The Franchising Centre has the most experienced franchise consultants to advise and guide you to franchising success, wherever you are on your journey.
FranFund designs flexible, all-in-one funding plans that fit perfectly, no matter how rapidly your franchise or small business grows. Its most popular funding programs are SBA loans and 401(k) business funding, which allows you to use qualified retirement savings tax-free and penalty-free. By utilizing FranFund’s franchise-specific pre-qualification tool and cultivating an extensive network of lenders who are franchise and small business friendly, clients pre-approved by FranFund have a loan approval rate of 99 per cent.
Location Bank is a leading tech-driven business offering brands centralised management of digital locations and online reputation across multiple endpoints.
We secure your digital presence creating a single point of truth as well as aggregating your customer reviews to protect your online reputation. The end result is a local SEO strategy that powers your ranking and drives your ROI.