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Earl Blanks Discusses Advantages of Franchises

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  • Date Added : 11/18/04
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Earl Blanks

  • Owner, Party City
  • male
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1950 (Age: 73 years old)
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
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Biography

Earl Blanks is a former owner of a Party City franchise. Prior to his involvement with Party City, Blanks had started a small consulting business, the Small Business Marketing Planning Center, which provided marketing consulting services to smaller companies that generated $3-5 M per year in sales. Prior to that experience, Blanks worked at Procter & Gamble for over 7 years. Earl Blanks received his undergraduate degree from University of Arkansas and his MBA from Cornell University.

One of the key advantages is that research over and over again shows that about 94 percent of franchises are still in business after five years. For businesses that are created from scratch, about 18 percent are still in business. So your chance for success, especially if you are starting a new bu...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 19 Earl Blanks Provides Background For Lecture on Economic Development From Employee to Entrepreneur
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 13 sec.
Video 2 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Network Of Alumni At Procter & Gamble
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 3 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Definition of Success
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 13 sec.
Video 4 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Risks of Being an Entrepreneur
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 5 of 19 Earl Blanks States Importance of Defining and Communicating Clear Vision For Business
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 0 min. 36 sec.
Video 6 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Example Of Procter & Gamble Not Giving Up With Disposable Diapers
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 0 min. 42 sec.
Video 7 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses His Personal and Educational Background
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 3 min. 11 sec.
Video 8 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Decision To Work With Procter and Gamble
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 7 sec.
Video 9 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Brand Group System at Procter and Gamble
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 10 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Working With Crest Brand
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 11 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Working With Prell Brand and Listening To the Consumer
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 3 min. 28 sec.
Video 12 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Background With Party City
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 5 min. 26 sec.
Video 13 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Saving Inner Cities Through Economic Development
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 1 sec.
Video 14 of 19 Earl Blanks States Importance of Understanding Mega Trends and Identifying Opportunities
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 15 of 19 Earl Blanks Discusses Advantages of Franchises
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 16 of 19 Earl Blanks Explains The Franchise Model
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 3 min. 27 sec.
Video 17 of 19 Earl Blanks States Importance of Learning From Real World Examples
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 45 sec.
Video 18 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Example of How He Is Working Towards Economic Development of Inner Cities
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 8 sec.
Video 19 of 19 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Social Programs Versus Economic Development
  • Earl Blanks - Lecture - Party City
  • 11/18/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 0 min. 58 sec.

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