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How to Own a Franchise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Franchising

One of the great advantages of owning a franchise is that you will be going into business for yourself, but never by yourself. The right franchise will provide you with all of the freedom and…


Gold Star Chili: In the Business of Giving Back

GSR Brands are proud to recognize franchise owners for continued dedication to serving their communities. CINCINNATI – (May 2021) Wafa Daoud, a Gold Star Chili franchise owner in Latonia, Kentucky, is parlaying his business success…


Gold Star Chili franchisee Tim Gayhart featured in Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

*the following are excerpts from the interview with Tim Gayhart. Read the original article in full here. First job: I started young, raking leaves and shoveling snow for schoolteachers and neighbors as a kid. My…


Two Cincinnati-Based CEOs Nab Honors from ‘Nation’s Restaurant News’

*Originally Posted On City Beat Those local names are getting national recognition, but this time, it’s not just for their food. Two Cincinnati-based dining chains are getting national attention, but this time, it’s not just…


Fast-Casual Franchise: What to Look for Before You Buy

If you’re in the market to buy a fast-casual restaurant, we have compiled a handy list of qualities to look for in a winning franchise opportunity, as well as pitfalls to avoid. FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY All…


Franchise Fees: The True Cost of Buying a Franchise

Franchise fees are the cost of entry for owning your own outpost of an established brand. The price tags and what you’re paying for will vary across the board, but here is a rundown of…


Flexibility: Every Corporation’s Most Important Strength During The Pandemic

 Roger David is the President/CEO of GSR Brands, the parent company of Gold Star Chili and Tom & Chee. As we continue to navigate the ever-evolving saga of a global pandemic, at least one thing is clear:…


Franchise Support: What to Look for in a Franchise Relationship

The backbone of any successful franchise is a relationship built on clear communication, expert training, and ongoing support. If you are considering buying a franchise, here are some things you should expect from your franchisor….


“WHAT’S FOR DINNER?” GOLD STAR FAMILY MEAL BUNDLES GIVE SATISFYING ANSWER TO THE AGE-OLD QUESTION

Here’s everything you need to know about Gold Star’s new Family Meal Bundles CINCINNATI – Beginning today, Monday, March 15, Gold Star will launch new Family Meal Bundles to easily feed the family. Similar to…


GOLD STAR, CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PARTNER FOR SECOND ANNUAL GOLD STAR TEACHER, STUDENT AWARD CAMPAIGN

 Program returns for second year with prizes and performance options in recognition of outstanding local educator and student Cincinnati – There has never been a better time to be a “Gold Star” – and Gold…