Topic: Which franchisors are hot and which are not? Talking with Mary Jo Larson, Publisher – Franchise Times. Our 2nd guest is Peter Ortiz, VP of Franchise Development for Potbelly Corp.

Broadcast Date: August 8th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. 

Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the franchising industry with our guests. We will be discussing what franchisors are hot and those who are not. We also discuss the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, mentoring and financing issues of owning a  franchise with  Mary Jo Larson. We also discuss franchising and multi-location issues with Peter Ortiz of Potbelly Corp


Our Guests:

Mary Jo Larson, Publisher/VP – Franchise Times

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Peter Ortiz – VP Franchise Development for Potbelly Corporation

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Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred.


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Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.