Changing AND Savings Lives by Teaching Kids to Swim

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“We started to get into selling a bunch of different items in retail that didn’t necessarily relate to our core product of swim lessons. Not only was it not successful, it took time and energy away from focusing on our swim lessons. As with all mistakes, it taught us an important lesson that we carry with us to this day – it is important to focus on our mission and our expertise and not get distracted by things that take us away from that.” – Jenny McQuiston, Co-founder, Goldfish Swim School

This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guests, Chris and Andrew McQuiston, CEO and COO respectively of Goldfish Swim School. Chris and Andrew share how the brand has been built not just as a passion for kids or a passion for swimming… but, more a special passion for changing – even saving – lives by teaching kids to swim.

Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 12 PM Eastern Time / 11 AM Central Time with on-demand access on iTunes and is proudly sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.

Changing AND Savings Lives by Teaching Kids to Swim

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About Our Sponsors

FRM Solutions offers “best-in-Class, CRM and document Management software, designed specifically for franchising. FRM empowers real-time business intelligence, communication and collaboration between all members of the franchisor team and prospective as well as existing franchisees.  This enables you to simply and seamlessly track, access and manage all messages to and from prospective and existing franchisees, including text.  Legal and compliance is simplified too, with FRMs document management and even site visits can be digitally facilitated and scored with FRM.  Make today the day you give FRM a look and assure that all of your candidate and franchisee correspondence, including text messages, are being permanently tracked and stored in candidate and franchisee records. FRM even provides state of the art digital experiences for your prospective franchisees, replacing old style, virtual brochures. No long term contracts, multiple upgrades each year at NO ADDITIONAL COST each year, No Excuses, Just Solutions… On the web at FRMSolutions.com.

Franchise Foundry has been bringing emerging brands to market, for more than 30 years.  The Foundry fosters healthy sustainable growth for their clients, the kind that comes from experience… Franchise Foundry provides both coaching and consulting, a hybrid approach, that delivers more effective solutions for both the franchisor’s Corp. Team, as well as for their franchisees. The Franchise Foundry team is rich in practical, hands-on experience and expertise with, General Business Management, Operational and Change Management, Digital Marketing and of course, Franchise Recruitment and Development. Plus, the Foundry team can also assist you with creating roadmaps for potential mergers & acquisitions and provide you with the guidance needed to navigate them.  Learn more about Franchise Foundry, along with an expanding list of clients, at www.franchisefoundry.com.

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Nation’s 1st Veterinary House Call Service Fills Vital Need!

“Previously, upon earning their degrees, veterinarians’ options were limited to either working in a vet’s office or animal hospital, or starting their own brick & mortar practice, which is tough. They’re typically overworked and underpaid,” Todd Giatrelis, co-founder & CEO of MVS Pet Care

MVS Pet CareThis week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Todd Giatrelis, co-founder and CEO of MVS Pet Care, the nation’s first professional franchise network of house call veterinarians. Todd discusses how MVS Pet Care brings general wellness care, vaccinations, illness and injury care right to the customers’ doorstep, a welcome relief to the 68 percent of U.S. families that own a pet who routinely experience the anxiety of transporting their cat or dog to the vet’s office and back.

Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 12 PM Eastern Time / 11 AM Central Time with on-demand access on iTunes and is proudly sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.

Nation’s First Veterinary House Call Service Fills Vital Need!

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About Our Sponsors

FRM Solutions offers “best-in-Class, CRM and document Management software, designed specifically for franchising. FRM empowers real-time business intelligence, communication and collaboration between all members of the franchisor team and prospective as well as existing franchisees.  This enables you to simply and seamlessly track, access and manage all messages to and from prospective and existing franchisees, including text.  Legal and compliance is simplified too, with FRMs document management and even site visits can be digitally facilitated and scored with FRM.  Make today the day you give FRM a look and assure that all of your candidate and franchisee correspondence, including text messages, are being permanently tracked and stored in candidate and franchisee records. FRM even provides state of the art digital experiences for your prospective franchisees, replacing old style, virtual brochures. No long term contracts, multiple upgrades each year at NO ADDITIONAL COST each year, No Excuses, Just Solutions… On the web at FRMSolutions.com.

Franchise Foundry has been bringing emerging brands to market, for more than 30 years.  The Foundry fosters healthy sustainable growth for their clients, the kind that comes from experience… Franchise Foundry provides both coaching and consulting, a hybrid approach, that delivers more effective solutions for both the franchisor’s Corp. Team, as well as for their franchisees. The Franchise Foundry team is rich in practical, hands-on experience and expertise with, General Business Management, Operational and Change Management, Digital Marketing and of course, Franchise Recruitment and Development. Plus, the Foundry team can also assist you with creating roadmaps for potential mergers & acquisitions and provide you with the guidance needed to navigate them.  Learn more about Franchise Foundry, along with an expanding list of clients, at www.franchisefoundry.com.

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