Multi-Unit Insights

Consumer Newsletter: Q4 2022

By Founders Advisors

Dec 21 2022

In this edition of Founders’ Q4 Consumer Newsletter, our team provides valuable insights on the current state of the marketplace, as consumers tighten their budgets due to rising costs. We also discuss key indicators and takeaways from the past quarter, a middle market M&A overview, current buzz around the marketplace, and public company operating statistics. We […]

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Multi-Unit Community Buzz: Q3 2022

By Founders Advisors

Sep 16 2022

Multi-Unit Buzz: As Inflationary Pressures Persist, Consumer Confidence Carries On “While we are sensitive to the impact inflation and economic uncertainty are having on consumers, it is critically important thatyou all understand we are not currently seeing any measurable reduction in customer spending.”– Howard D. Schultz, CEO of Starbucks Corp “Makes for a confusing picture […]

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Multi-Unit Insights Q2 2022

By Founders Advisors

May 28 2022

This edition of the Founders Advisors Multi-Unit market update includes: Founders looks forward to hosting the next Multi-Unit Summit in 2023, where we will once again welcome innovative leaders in the restaurant community to join us for another deeply rewarding experience. For more information on the event, and to join the waitlist for 2023, please reach out […]

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Founders Hosts Multi-Unit Summit

By Founders Advisors

May 25 2022

Founders recently hosted its Multi-Unit Summit at The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa on the Emerald Coast in Florida. The Founders team, alongside co-hosts Butler Snow, LandrumHR, Paragon HM Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley, Retail Strategies, and Warren Averett, welcomed top CEOs and leaders in the multi-unit community to network, enjoy Southern hospitality and […]

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M&A Boom Could Be Sustainable Under The Right Conditions

By Founders Advisors

Jun 18 2021

Guest post by Neal England, managing director at Founders Advisors. The original article may be viewed on the Dallas Business Journal website and below: The number of mergers and acquisitions has skyrocketed over the past year, and one local leader says the right formula of market conditions has created an environment that is beneficial to […]

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Founders Hosts Survive & Thrive Web Series Featuring Iron Tribe Fitness

By Founders Advisors

Jul 02 2020

Founders Advisors Managing Director Mike McCraw recently sat down with the CEO of Iron Tribe Fitness, Forrest Walden to discuss Iron Tribe’s proactive response to COVID-19. In this web cast you will hear exclusive insights from Forrest on Iron Tribe’s response to the coronavirus shutdown, his plans for “Iron Tribe 2.0,” and his thoughts on […]

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Founders’ Multi-Unit Market Insights – June 2020

By Founders Advisors

Jun 30 2020

This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report includes Chapter 3 of our educational series on driving value in multi-unit companies. Additionally, recordings of our recent live webcasts are also included, where we sat down with the CEOs of Milo’s Hamburgers and Iron Tribe Fitness.  View Founders’ Multi-Unit Market Insights – June 2020 […]

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Founders Hosts Survive & Thrive Web Series Featuring Milo’s Hamburgers

By Founders Advisors

May 28 2020

Founders Advisors Managing Director Mike McCraw recently sat down with Milo’s CEO Tom Dekle to discuss Milo’s strong response to COVID-19. In this web cast you will hear exclusive insights into how a regional multi-unit brand has overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and is thriving under a new normal. Tom discusses the importance of employee […]

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5 Benchmarks to Manage in Your Franchise

By Founders Advisors

Mar 06 2020

By: Mike McCraw Across the wide range of franchise concepts – from restaurants and coffee shops to fitness studios, hotels, convenience stores, and more – common benchmarks are used to track, compare, and improve franchise businesses. Benchmarks, or key performance indicators (KPIs), are particularly useful in the multi-unit / franchise world: rich data is typically […]

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Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report – Q4 2019

By Founders Advisors

Feb 06 2020

This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights report includes a special overview of the Founders 2019 Multi-Unit Summit, an elite gathering of CEOs and leading industry professionals held in September at the Sandestin Resort on the Gulf Coast. The report also highlights public company valuation and growth metrics and operating statistics.   Please contact our […]

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Increasing the Value of a Multi-Unit Business

By Founders Advisors

Jan 07 2020

By: Mike McCraw For high-growth multi-unit concepts, such as restaurants, fitness studios, and entertainment venues, access to institutional capital through partnership with a debt or equity partner is often critical for streamlining operations and strategically expanding to new locations. Whether owners are looking to grow, recapitalize, or sell, select metrics are commonly evaluated by institutional […]

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Founders Hosts 1st Annual Multi-Unit Summit

By Founders Advisors

Dec 15 2019

September 25th-27th Founders hosted its first Multi-Unit Summit at the beautiful Hilton Sandestin on the Emerald Coast in Florida. The Founders team welcomed top CEOs and leaders in the multi-unit community to network, enjoy Southern hospitality and cuisine, and tap into the wisdom and expertise of the elite group of participants. The three-day event gave […]

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