In today’s episode, Allan welcomes Rick Robinson. Rick is the Owner and President of Franchise Genesis and has been a franchise executive for almost 4 decades. Rick’s experience includes being a Franchisor running 5 different brands, as well as owning a large multi-unit Master Franchise, with 230 franchisees doing $19 million in annual revenue. Allan and Rick discuss the key benefits of franchise ownership. Buying a franchise offers advantages that aren’t always available to entrepreneurs who are starting a business from the ground up. When purchasing a franchise, you get a proven system to sell its products or services. In addition, Allan and Rick discuss franchise development for current business owners who want the ability to grow and replicate through franchising.