How Ace Handyman Services Capitalized on the ‘Do It for Me’ Economy to Jumpstart Its Growth

Andy Bell puts his good luck to work. In 2001 he ran a small business called Handyman Matters and won $50,000 worth of legal services from a trade contest. He used the windfall to draft a franchise disclosure document and operations manual, which eventually helped him start franchising his company. Then, in 2019, just months … Read more

With People Stuck at Home, Energy Bills Went Up, and Koala Insulation Stepped Up Its Game to Meet Demand

When people were stuck in their homes at the height of the pandemic, their new home renovation activities were notorious for driving demand for a wide range of home services. But it also meant people’s energy bills went up — and when they began looking for ways to cut costs while staying warm, Melbourne, Florida-based … Read more