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Fresh Coat Recognizes Pride Month

Fresh Coat Recognizes Pride Month 

Pride Month is celebrated each June across the country in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. It is a time for communities to recognize the impact of the LGBTQ community locally, nationally, and internationally. Moreover, it works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans.

Business ownership within the LGBTQ community 

According to the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), there are an estimated 1.4 million LGBTQ-run companies in the U.S., accounting for $1.7 trillion a year in revenue. Specifically, the franchise industry is working to actively embrace diversity, offering unlimited opportunities to entrepreneurs without prejudice. It is not surprising then that it is estimated that 10% of franchise owners are members of the LGBTQ community.

While in corporate America, there oftentimes is a glass ceiling stifling minority entrepreneurs, franchising does not have such a glass ceiling since each entrepreneur owns their own business. Through its work with the LGBTQ community, the franchise industry seeks to ensure that everyone knows that this opportunity is out there.

Franchising as a path to business ownership for LGBTQ entrepreneur

Generally speaking, private business ownership within minority communities is on the rise, and franchise ownership specifically is becoming a path for a significant number of aspiring minority entrepreneurs. The franchise business model is one that is proven to allow any individual – regardless of their previous experience or education – to own their own business without assuming the significant risks of starting a new brand from the ground up. 

Fresh Coat Recognizes Pride Month 

Pride Month is celebrated each June across the country in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. It is a time for communities to recognize the impact of the LGBTQ community locally, nationally, and internationally. Moreover, it works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans.

Business ownership within the LGBTQ community 

According to the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), there are an estimated 1.4 million LGBTQ-run companies in the U.S., accounting for $1.7 trillion a year in revenue. Specifically, the franchise industry is working to actively embrace diversity, offering unlimited opportunities to entrepreneurs without prejudice. It is not surprising then that it is estimated that 10% of franchise owners are members of the LGBTQ community.

While in corporate America, there oftentimes is a glass ceiling stifling minority entrepreneurs, franchising does not have such a glass ceiling since each entrepreneur owns their own business. Through its work with the LGBTQ community, the franchise industry seeks to ensure that everyone knows that this opportunity is out there.

It provides an opportunity for business ownership for all groups who have been historically disadvantaged economically and have faced extreme difficulties in areas including access to capital, fair and sustainable financing, property ownership, and insurance. In short, franchises like Fresh Coat Painters help to level the playing field for those with a dream of business ownership.

Why Fresh Coat Painters?

Fresh Coat is a nationally recognized painting and home services company that allows its franchise owners to focus on managing and growing their business while leaving the painting to the professionals. And rather than being a traditional franchise with a large inventory, high overhead, or big investment fees, Fresh Coat offers an opportunity to own a home-based, low investment, low overhead business in a high-growth industry.

The success of Fresh Coat franchise owners is due to both the proven system and the hard work of the owners, but also to the fact that the painting industry is a $140 billion industry that consistently grows year over year. The fact is that the demand for painting services is there and is growing. 

When you are ready to explore the possibility of owning your own Fresh Coat franchise, learn about the next steps in this life-changing journey, and let’s get started.