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Dorian Cunion Director of Franchise Systems, 7-Eleven

About Dorian Cunion

Dorian Cunion is the Director of Franchise Systems for 7-Eleven Incorporated headquartered in Dallas, Texas. He has been with 7-Eleven for 15 years, and has served in the roles of Manager of Franchise Recruiting, Market Manager for the Baltimore Metro region, and Business Consultant. He received his undergraduate degree in Business and Economics at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland Virginia, and later went on to receive an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.

In his current role, Dorian is responsible for managing 7-Eleven’s relationship with nearly 5000 Franchisees. Dorian has a passion around leadership development, profitable partnerships, and supporting the growth of the Franchising Industry.

Recent Posts by Dorian Cunion

Multi-Unit Franchising; Owning Multiple Franchises; Franchise Locations

Don’t let anyone tell you that being a franchisee means that you’re not a true entrepreneur. With careful planning and capable foresight, franchising can offer you the opportunity to grow your own thriving business empire.

Why is Credit score important to Franchisors?

Most popular Franchisors receive endless amounts of applications from individuals looking to join their Franchise. Many of these Franchisors pre-screen these applications and only contact individuals that meet their Franchising requirements.

Porter’s Five Forces Model Helps The Trajectory of Industries

Porter’s model should be used by individuals evaluating franchising opportunities to determine potential profitability of business venture. This model has been used for over three decade to help business professionals evaluate the trajectory of industries.

Evaluating a Franchise Model

Franchisors support their Franchisees in various ways; however the focus of this article is on training, advertising, innovation and expense support. These 4 variables will have a huge impact on the long-term success of Franchisees.

Support networks are the key to Franchisee Success

As you consider franchising; it is important that you consider your support network, and its ability to contribute to the success of your business.

The Importance of the Brand When Choosing a Franchise

A strong brand can make all the difference in the world on whether you succeed or fail in business. As you consider different Franchise models, you should ask yourself the following questions.