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Old 09-25-2006, 09:06 PM
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Weed Man Franchise

Yup. Weed Man contacted me today to become a franchised dealer. anybody else been contacted?
I've never heard of them before today, must be a big city company.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:21 PM
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They contacted you? I would see what kind of a deal they are going to give you. The are not a bad franchise system, but the name may not help in your area if you have never heard of them.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:22 PM
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Local lco here big operation 50 year round employes took on weed man.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:23 PM
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If you are a licensed operater why take on a francise.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:25 PM
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Weedman

Stumper,
Acutally they are a fairly large company from Canada. Eh? Expanding into the states. Hank DEvries in Hudsonville operates his area and West part of Grand Rapids. He has owned Weedman franchise about 5 years.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:35 PM
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They claim to have limited markets and I'm in an open area. I will have to get with the guy in Hudsonville and research them a little.
Interesting stuff here.
They say you have to go to somewhere in Canada for company training.
thanks guys, I'll learn what I can and think about it.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:38 PM
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Stumper,
Acutally they are a fairly large company from Canada. Eh? Expanding into the states. Hank DEvries in Hudsonville operates his area and West part of Grand Rapids. He has owned Weedman franchise about 5 years.
Hank Devries, Don't he have something to do with Michigan turf and ornamental?
That name really rings bells, I don't know from where.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:47 PM
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If you are a licensed operater why take on a francise.
thats my thinking also, but they came to me not me to them.
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Old 09-25-2006, 10:40 PM
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We see alot of self employed operaters here,with a few of the big names weedman,lawn doctor tru green to name a few.
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Old 09-26-2006, 10:38 AM
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I think they (weedman) is making an effort to grow in the north east region. There is a company right near us who just went with them. So far, I sure dont see anything impressive or any exposure. There is no way I'm going to fork out x amount of my income in franchise fees.
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