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Five Reasons That Shine is a Unique Franchise Opportunity

When starting a business, franchising can be a great option as it offers the support and resources of an established company. However, with so many franchise opportunities available, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. Shine is a prime example of a unique franchise opportunity. While operating in the in-demand home services…
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This Couple Found Their Perfect Franchise in Shine

After an impressive career in insurance, Darren Locke looked forward to an early retirement to start his own business. Darren and his wife, Rachel, researched over 30 different franchises, but they kept coming back to Shine – a top cleaning service franchise. What impressed them most? Simple: the culture, people, and experience of the Shine…
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Shine Recognized as a Top Brand of 2022 by Franchise Journal

The December 2022 issue of Franchise Journal highlights the franchise brands that continue to accelerate their growth with their franchise partners and team members to a better future. Shine is honored to be included in the Top Brands of 2022 list. Shine is a leading home services franchise opportunity that provides holiday lighting, landscape lighting,…
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How Opening a Franchise Benefits Your Community

New business is always good for the community. But, when a large national chain comes to town, the experience can be mixed. On the positive side, job creation, commercial growth, and infrastructure improvements are likely. On the negative, nationally owned businesses can affect culture and infrastructure, and most of the business’s profits leave the community.…
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Owning a Business That Doesn’t Own You

How to Select a Franchise That Offers Owners Ultimate Flexibility There has been a substantial shift in the way we work. Between 2019 and 2021, the number of people primarily working from home tripled from 5.7% (roughly 9 million people) to 17.9% (27.6 million people), according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Remote work eliminates commute…
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How a Shine Franchise Could Function Differently Based on Location

Shine Franchise has locations across the United States. Depending on which location you are dealing with, there will likely be a different suite of services based on what’s best for that geographic location. Franchising is an excellent business model to start a business and expand. It allows you to scale a business faster than growing…
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How Shine Franchise Owners Can Maximize Multiple Revenue Paths and Build Strong Customer Relationships

One of the main benefits of owning a Shine franchise is its year-round revenue opportunities and options to maximize multiple revenue paths. Unlike many seasonal home service businesses that must contend with an off season, there is the opportunity to offer services all year round with Shine. And most of our services are requested at…
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Women-Owned Businesses are Thriving | Meet Cami Wilson of Shine

Ladies – are you ready to leave your mark on your community as a business owner? Lately, more and more women are courageously taking their first steps to build their own businesses. As women-owned businesses are growing, so are franchises that give business owners the support and business model to achieve their goals. Before opening…
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Meet Chris Fisher – Founder and CEO of Shine Window Care

How It Started: The Shine Origin Story Chris Fisher’s Dad was an entrepreneur and ran his own business. Around the age of 12, Chris began to help his Dad, by washing windows. He never imagined that today he’d be the founder of Shine Window Care and offer franchise opportunities in the booming home and commercial…
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Franchise Opportunities for Women are Growing – Is it Your Time to Shine?

Franchise opportunities are growing and have become a popular means of business ownership for women. Women own or co-own about 265,000 franchises, or approximately 35 percent of all U.S. franchise outlets, up from 24 percent a decade ago. From 2017 to 2019, the percentage of franchised businesses opened by women was even higher at 41…
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Entrepreneurial-Minded Shine Owners Expand to Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities

Holland, Michigan – Shine Window Cleaning announces the opening of 3 new locations in the last three months with new franchises and existing owners becoming multi-unit franchise owners. Shine of Long Island (in Nassau County) owner Don Fahrbach recently expanded to serve Eastern Suffolk County, NY. Shine of Fenton, MI is the second location for…
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Easily Attract and Retain Top Employee Talent with Shine’s Business Model

Exciting job opportunities combined with Shine’s recruiting and hiring tools make it easy for Shine franchisees to attract and retain top talent, even in today’s tough job market. Hiring is never an easy task, and in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding employees has become even more daunting. According to recent labor statistics, there…
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