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Women in Franchising - A Minority Passionately Rising to the Top!

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 4:07:19 PM by Shawna Bergstrom in Franchise Opportunties, in Franchise Culture, in Streamline Brands, in Women in Workplace, in Female Dominated Management

Franchising has traditionally been a man’s world.  In 2015, an article in Entrepreneur Magazine stated that 71.9% of franchises are owned by men while only 28.1% are owed by women.”  In analyzing franchising trends, experts believe women are quietly rising to the top of the franchise world.  What is changing?  Are women gravitating toward a specific brand?  Have you missed the fast-moving train?

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5 Steps to Realizing the Dream of Owning Your Own Business

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM by Shawna Bergstrom in Franchise Support, in Franchise Culture, in Streamline Brands

I can’t tell you how many times in my 14 years of franchising people open the conversation with “I’ve always wanted to own my own business”. The frustrating thing is that a lot of those people end up taking yet another job that they will burn out on, get laid off from, or grow out of. Here are 5 steps to finally getting off the “job treadmill” and on to becoming a BUSINESS OWNER.

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5 Reasons the Swim School Industry is Hot

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 5:29:28 PM by Matt Lane in swim school franchise, in Streamline Brands, in Entrepreneurship, in Fastest Growing Franchise, in Franchise Culture

As CEO of the largest franchisor of swim school brands in the U.S. (SafeSplash, SwimLabs, and Swimtastic), I often get propositioned by developers to add swim schools to their retail centers. In 2017, there seems to have been a marked increase in the propositions. The question is why are swim schools such a sought-after tenant in retail centers these days? Here are my top 5 reasons:

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Inc. Magazine Spotlights SafeSplash Swim School and Its International Expansion Strategy

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 1:53:01 PM by Dorian Capers in Best New Franchise Concepts, in Franchise Growth, in Streamline Brands, in SafeSplash Swim School, in International Expansion

Safesplash swim school is poised to capitalize on the momentum and success it has garnered with sights set on further development internationally. Streamline Brands CEO, Matt Lane, sat down with Inc. Editor-at-Large, Leigh Buchanan to discuss SafeSplash's strategy for international expansion. 

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Streamline Brands CEO to Speak at 2017 World Aquatic Health Conference

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 11:34:06 AM by Dorian Capers in Streamline Brands, in Giving back to the swimming community, in Best New Franchise Concepts, in Franchise Culture, in SwimLabs, in Swimtastic, in SafeSplash

Streamline Brands CEO, Matt Lane, is speaking at the 2017 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) Thursday, October 19. His presentation, "Swim School - The Secrets to Why They Work", will introduce and educate attendees on the success the swim school giant has garnered.


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