"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."

- Jim Amos

Thoughts on Memorial Day and Honoring Our Veterans

on May 22nd, 2012 Leave a Comment

America’s greatness comes at a cost. Monday is the day to honor those who paid it. I’m a big supporter of the International Franchise Association’s VetFran initiative for veterans seeking franchise ownership. The program is an excellent and important way for franchise companies to honor veterans for their service. VetFran makes it easier for veterans […]

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What the Race to Transparency in Franchising is Really About

on May 18th, 2012 Leave a Comment

The internet has transformed the relationship between franchisors and the public Right now, people are talking about your franchise brand. They may be making positive comments or they may be posting damaging reviews of your products, people and services. We now live in the age of expert opinion and what potential customers read, regardless of […]

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Tasti D-Lite’s Jim Amos: Franchise Companies Outperform S&P 500

on May 17th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Stock market data shows the durability of franchise companies Franchise companies have been powerful job creators for the American economy for decades, so it’s no surprise that franchise companies are thriving as the economy begins to rebound. A new report by franchise industry analyst FRANdata shows just how important franchises have been during and after […]

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The Tasti D-Lite Way: A Book Teaser for the Upcoming McGraw Hill Book on Social Media Marketing by Jim Amos and BJ Emerson

on May 4th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Tasti D-Lite’s BJ Emerson talks about our upcoming book on social media for franchise businesses One of the joys of working with talented executives is getting the chance to learn and share new ideas. For the past several years, BJ Emerson has helped Tasti D-Lite harness the power of social media to build deep relationships […]

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Why Relationships Are Essential in Franchising

on May 4th, 2012 Leave a Comment

In order to achieve anything meaningful in life, you must have help from others I was humbled to be inducted in the International Franchise Association’s Hall of Fame recently. As I told my friends and colleagues who were there, nobody earns their success on their own. Success is the result of teamwork, trust, effort and […]

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Jim Amos Tasti D-Lite CEO Named a 2012 Nashville Business Leader of the Year

on April 12th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Amos recognized at 2012 Business Leader of the Year Awards dinner. Press Release Jim Amos, CFE, chairman and CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie, will be honored with the Nashville Business Leader Legend Award at the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Awards dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Brentwood Country Club. […]

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