Industry Experience

During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our industry-best franchise consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world.

Our top franchise consultants have worked with over 30 Fortune 2000 companies and with 98 of the world’s top 200 franchisors as rated by Franchise Times magazine. Among them, our franchise consultants have over 500 years of experience in franchising.

The links below will illustrate just some of the more prominent firms with whom our members have worked.

Automotive Aftermarket Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

  • Amoco (Certicare)
  • Bridgestone/Firestone
  • CARSTAR
  • Interstate All Battery Center
  • Line-X
  • Mavis Discount Tire
  • Milex Complete Auto Care
  • Mr. Transmission
  • National Auto Truckstops
  • Nissan
  • Oil X-Change
  • Ryder Truck Rentals
  • Sears Auto Center
  • Spot-Not Car Washes
  • Texaco Express Lube
  • Truckstops of America
Convenience Store Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

  • Amoco (Split Second)
  • British Petroleum
  • Chevron
  • Circle K
  • Dairy Barn
  • Dairy Mart
  • Mobil (On the Run)
  • Road Ranger
  • Shell Oil
  • Texaco Star Mart
  • White Hen Pantry
Dealer and Distributors - Conversion to Franchises
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Relative to the conversion of dealers to franchises, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

  • Armstrong World Industries
  • Amoco Oil (Certicare)
  • BP/Amoco
  • Bridgestone/Firestone
  • Delta Dental
  • Fleetwood Enterprises
  • Guinness Import Company
  • Horizon Pharmacies
  • Jacki’s Aerobic Dance
  • Line-X
  • Oreck
  • Orica
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Pearle Vision Center
  • Praxair
  • Snap-on Tools
  • US Filter
Educational/Instructional Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

  • Academy of Learning
  • ATA Tae Kwon Do
  • Berlitz
  • Chyten
  • Dale Carnegie Training
  • E.nopi
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Goddard Schools
  • Jacki’s Aerobic Dance
  • Mad Science
  • Primrose Schools
  • Sanwa Research Institute
  • Wall Street English
Foodservice Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

  • Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels
  • Blimpie
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • California Tortilla
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Carrows Restaurants
  • CoCo’s Bakery
  • Cosi
  • D’Angelo
  • Denny’s
  • DineEquity (IHOP / Applebee’s)
  • Dippin’ Dots
  • El Pollo Loco
  • Einstein Bros Bagels
  • Famous Famiglia
  • Fannie May
  • Fast Açai
  • Foodini’s (Chevron)
  • Fuzzy’s Tacos
  • Genghis Grill
  • Giordano’s
  • Gordon Biersch
  • Grandy’s
  • The Grape
  • Green Turtle
  • Häagen-Dazs
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Hickory River Smokehouse
  • Hi-Ho Mongolian Grill
  • HoneyBaked Ham
  • Jollibee
  • Kabab-ji
  • Krispy Kreme
  • La Salsa
  • Leona’s
  • Le Croissant
  • MaggieMoo’s
  • Marco’s Pizza
  • McAlister’s Deli
  • McDonald’s
  • Melt Gelato
  • Mooyah
  • Nestlé
  • Oberweis
  • Old Country Buffet
  • Papa Gino’s
  • Paris Baguette
  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery
  • PinkBerry
  • Pollo Tropical
  • Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
  • Quaker Steak & Lube
  • Rita’s Water Ice
  • Rosati’s Pizza
  • Roy Roger’s
  • Sonic
  • Souper!Salad!
  • The Spaghetti Shop
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • Teriyaki Madness
  • Tin Star Restaurants
  • Tommy Pastrami
  • Waffle House
  • Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse
  • Wings, Etc.
  • Yoshinoya
Health & Medical Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

    • AlignLife
    • Avada
    • BrightStar Healthcare
    • Comfort Keepers
    • Delta Dental
    • Doctors Express
    • Farmacia Santa Fe (approx. 100 locations in Mexico)
    • Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company (confidential)
    • General Nutrition Centers
    • LA Weight Loss Centers
    • Massage Envy
    • Medicine Shoppe International, Inc.
    • Motivation Weight Management (Ireland)
    • Pearle Vision
    • Senior Helpers
    • Sterling Optical
    • Total Nutrition
    • Walgreens
International Experience
The combined international experience of iFranchise Group and Edwards Global Services is extensive, and covers an ever-growing number of clients across a broad range of industries. Some of the companies for which our consultants have worked in this regard (not a complete list) include the following:

      • Academy of Learning (Canada)
      • Ace Hardware International (Numerous Markets)
      • Albaik (Saudi Arabia)
      • AlphaGraphics (Numerous Markets)
      • Anheuser Busch (Numerous Markets)
      • Australia Post (Australia)
      • Barmetrix (Canada)
      • Bikram Yoga (Canada)
      • Butler’s Chocolates (Ireland)
      • Cafe Ceramique (U.A.E.)
      • Crafter’s Marketplace (Canada)
      • Claire’s (Numerous Markets)
      • Drain Rescue (Canada)
      • Dust Queen (Canada)
      • Farmacias Santa Fe (Mexico)
      • FedEx Office (Numerous Markets)
      • Frisby Group/Gundy Corp. (Colombia)
      • Goldilocks (Philippines)
      • Guinness Import Company (Europe)
      • HealthFare Restaurants (Canada)
      • IBM (Europe & Argentina)
      • Java Times Caffe (Mexico)
      • Kabab-Ji (Lebanon)
      • Kudu (Saudi Arabia)
      • Leylaty (Saudi Arabia)
      • Locartis International (United Kingdom)
      • M & M Meat Shops (Canada)
      • Mail Boxes, Etc. (Numerous Locations)
      • Marti (Mexico)
      • Max’s (Philippines)
      • Mobile Oil (Australia)
      • Nestle (Switzerland)
      • Nissan (Saudi Arabia)
      • Paul Frank (Numerous Markets)
      • Pollo Campero (Guatemala)
      • PSP Corporation (Canada)
      • SunPower (Numerous Markets)
      • Texaco (Numerous Markets)
      • The Children’s Place (Numerous Markets)
      • Two Men and a Truck (Canada)
      • VIPs (Mexico)
      • Weed Man/Turf Holdings (Canada)
      • VIPs (Mexico)
      • Zain (Kuwait)
      • Zinus/Keetsa Mattress Store (Korea)

Additionally, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with numerous U.S. companies in both a consultative and a brokerage capacity to assist them with expansion abroad.

Manufacturing and Distribution Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

      • Armstrong Flooring
      • Bridgestone/Firestone
      • Champion Windows
      • Cypress Semiconductor
      • Fruehauf Trailer
      • Fleetwood Enterprises
      • Guinness Import Company
      • John Deere
      • Nalco
      • Orica
      • Parker Hannifin Hose & Fittings
      • Saladmaster
      • Starmark Kitchens (MASCO)
      • SunPower
Non-Profit Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and for the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

      • American Association of Franchisees & Dealers
      • Connections for Community Ownership
      • Easter Seal Society
      • Goodwill Industries
      • Life. Be in it.
      • Paralyzed Veterans of America
Retail Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

      • 1-800-Flowers
      • A Shade Better
      • Ace Hardware
      • Alphagraphics
      • Blockbuster Video
      • CompUSA
      • Crafter’s Marketplace
      • Michael’s Crafts
      • Disc Go Round
      • D&K Stores
      • Easyrider’s
      • Edwin Watts Golf
      • Field of Dreams
      • Fleming
      • Florsheim
      • Hallmark Cards
      • Harris Teeter
      • HoneyBaked Ham
      • Horizon Pharmacies
      • NHance
      • Nation’s Medicines
      • PIP Printing
      • Sharper Image
      • Starmark
      • Successories
      • Swarovski
      • T-Mobile
      • The Athlete’s Foot
      • The Children’s Place
      • True Religion Brand Jeans
      • Unishippers
      • Van Heusen (Gant)
      • Windura
      • Woodcraft
      • Yankee Candle
Service -- Consumer Services Expertise
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

      • 101 Mobility
      • Alphagraphics
      • Archadeck
      • Bath Fitter
      • Baird & Warner
      • Beverly Hills Weight Loss
      • BrickKicker
      • CD One Price Cleaners
      • Charles Schwab
      • Chem-Dry
      • Coldwell Banker
      • Cleaner Options
      • Delta Dental
      • Doctors Express
      • Ellipse Fitness
      • Fidelity Investments
      • Fitness Together
      • Fred Astaire Dance Studios
      • Four Seasons Sunrooms
      • GarageTek
      • Hollywood Tan
      • Hair Club for Men
      • i9 Sports
      • Instant Tax Services
      • Kinetico
      • LA Weight Loss
      • Line-X
      • Little Gym
      • Mail Box/UPS Store
      • Massage Envy
      • MotoPhoto/Portrait Avenue
      • OXXO Cleaners
      • Pacific Lawn
      • PIP Printing
      • Senior Helpers
      • Shelf Genie
      • SkyZone
      • Sterling Optical
      • Two Men and a Truck
      • Uni.K.Wax
      • Unishippers
      • YTB
      • Zain
      • 2001 Video Rent-To-Own
Service -- Business-to-Business
During their long and varied careers working for franchisors, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world. Within this industry, members of the iFranchise Group have worked with:

      • Alphagraphics
      • Computemp
      • Filterfresh
      • K & N Electric
      • Manpower
      • Northern Telecom
      • PIP Printing
      • Proshred
      • Signature Flight Support
      • Southwestern Bell
      • Systemp
      • Today’s Temporary
      • Transmedia Network
      • TNT Express Delivery
      • Unishippers
      • U.S. Filter
Non-Franchised Systems
Not all of our clients are franchisors. During their long and varied careers working for large and small companies, consulting firms, and the iFranchise Group, our consultants have compiled an impressive track record and have worked with some of the most successful companies in the world — including many outside the franchising industry:

      • 20th Century Fox
      • 24-Hour Fitness
      • Clorox
      • DuPont
      • Fidelity
      • General Electric
      • Guinness
      • Hallmark
      • Havaianas
      • IBM
      • Nissan
      • Paul Frank
      • Staples
      • T-Mobile
      • U.S. Navy