Have you ever realized just how many franchise companies you pass in a given day? Most think of the top fast food chains when they think of popular franchise brands. Yet there are thousands of concepts that offer franchise opportunities in over 300 different business categories, according to the IFA. How Much Did That Franchise … How Much Does it Cost to Buy a Well Known Franchise?
By Ben Baggett | Posted June 13, 2013
By: Mark Siebert So your company is taking off and you’re trying to figure out how to expand. Could franchising be the answer? Business owners should keep several factors in mind when they are looking into the concept of franchising. There are the obvious questions one would ask of any business owner including: Is the business credible? … Franchise Your Business: Could Franchising be the Answer?
By Ben Baggett | Posted May 2, 2013
Finding the correct franchise for you can be a daunting task. There are literally thousands of franchise brands strewn across various industries. They range from inexpensive scaled down offerings to comprehensive, complex business models and everything in between. It is estimated there will be upwards of 500+ new franchise opportunities that will launch this year and they … Finding the Right Franchise Match
By Upside Group Franchise Co | Posted February 20, 2012
There are quite a few different types of financing options for owners of franchised businesses. Just as a solid business plan is necessary, so is a sound financial strategy. Explore the different financing options available, shop around for the best terms and interest rates and do not be hesitant to ask successful franchisers how they … Financing Options for Franchise Owners
By Sara Mackey | Posted December 1, 2011
A business plan is a written document that is broken down into several different sections that set the procedures for operating your business and enabling you and your lender to understand and plan for the needs of your business. Think of the document as telling your story and answering the who, what, when, where, and … Business Plan – A Blueprint For Your Business
By BoeFly | Posted September 13, 2011
When considering the purchase of a franchise, it is important for prospective franchisees to understand the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) provided by the franchisor. The disclosure document provides all relevant information about the company including a history and overview of employees, as well as the franchise agreement which outlines what the franchisee is guaranteed by … Legal Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Franchise
By Farrah Kennedy | Posted January 4, 2010