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Ed Quinlan -President of Chem-Dry Franchise Opportunity on Franchise Interviews

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We have a great show. We are meeting with Ed Quinlan, President of Chem-Dry - the world's leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service.
Since its launch in 1977, Chem-Dry has become the recognized market leader by building a robust network of 1,800 franchises across the country.
The brand was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500(r), the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Chem-Dry ranked on this prestigious list for its outstanding performance in unit growth, financial strength and stability, and overall brand power.
Ed discusses the following:
1. Where are you calling from today?
2. Can you describe the history of Chem-Dry? What are some key milestones in the brand's history?
3. How do you describe the franchise to a prospective franchisee?
4. How has technology played a role in your business?
5. How big is your industry? How does Chem-Dry stand out?
6. What has been the most interesting thing that has happened to you since joining the Chem-Dry team in 2006 to now in your President role?
7. What strategies have led to Chem-Dry's sustained 45-year history?
8. Any recent performance marks you'd like to share?
9. What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise?

10. What are Chem-Dry's plans for the future?

In part two, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast. 


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