5 Reasons Franchise Resales Should Not be Handled by Your Development Team

By Robin Gagnon
July 20, 2021

  If you develop a franchise brand, it is inevitable that you will have franchise resale situations. The International Franchise Association estimates  that 5% to 10% of any franchise concept will change hands each year.   Why do these franchise...
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International Business Brokers Association recognizes We Sell Restaurants Principles

By Robin Gagnon
July 06, 2021

  The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has recognized We Sell Restaurants founders, Eric and Robin Gagnon as part of its Member Excellence Awards Program for 2020. Robin Gagnon, was recognized with the Chairman’s Circle and the...
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Why Home-Based Franchising is Booming and How to Compare Opportunities

By Robin Gagnon
June 29, 2021

  “There’s no place like home.” Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz” summed it up best, and it rings true today. Even before the pandemic made remote working from home a trend, it was growing in popularity. Couple that with the growth of home-based...
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Restaurant Owners have more Funds Available - Employee Retention Credits

By Robin Gagnon
June 17, 2021

  Relief for the restaurant industry has taken many forms over the past 18 months. this year. Most restaurant owners are familiar with the Payroll Protection Plan, EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loans) and the RRF (Restaurant Relief Fund). There is...
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What is a Business Broker and What Do they do?

By Robin Gagnon
June 02, 2021

  Have you ever seen signs or advertisements about businesses for sale? Business owners don’t typically try to handle the sales transaction on their own, neither do the potential buyers. These buyers and sellers become clients of business brokers....
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What do Restaurant Owners Do Now? Restaurant Relief Has Ended.

By Robin Gagnon
May 27, 2021

  On Monday May 24, the Small Business Administration (SBA) closed the portal offering relief under the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) signed into law in March. The numbers are staggering as the amount of relief requested by restaurant...
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How to Sell a Restaurant and Live the Life You Imagined

By Robin Gagnon
April 07, 2021

  I received this photo from a client of mine recently and for this business broker, specializing in restaurants, it painted an amazing picture of how we help sellers move to the next phase of their lives. That is one of my sellers, driving his...
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Restaurant Brokers Attend 2021 IFA Virtual Convention

By Robin Gagnon
February 23, 2021

  Restaurant Brokers Robin and Eric Gagnon have been juggling their workload amidst attending the International Franchise Association annual conference, held virtually for the first time over two weeks this month. This blog will recap some of the...
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We Sell Restaurants Tops the Industry as 2020 Business Sales drop 22% Nationwide

By Robin Gagnon
January 28, 2021

  The BizBuySell Insight report is available and based on their data, the number of small businesses reported sold in 2020 dropped 22% compared to 2019. In their words, “this was the largest year-over-year drop since 2009 at the start of the Great...
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Restaurant Deals Announced - Movement in the Industry

By Robin Gagnon
January 21, 2021

  Restaurant deals are happening all over the country, both large and small.  Here are just a few that the Restaurant Brokers at We Sell Restaurants have seen cross our screens in recent days. In the Denver market, where John Jordan is the...
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