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3 Types Of Franchises Perfect To Start In Spring And Summer

Have you always wanted to start a small business, but worry about the risks involved in succeeding with a startup? You may want to consider getting your feet wet by starting a franchise. Purchasing and running a franchise, whether it sells sandwiches or offers repair services, allows individuals...Read More

By Deborah Sweeney | Posted June 11, 2019

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The Definitive Guide to the Best Franchise Marketing Podcasts.

While franchising is a large and important driver of the U.S. economy, industry insiders realize and appreciate that in many ways franchising is a relatively small ecosystem of brands and suppliers. Moreover, franchising has never been accused of being on the “bleeding edge” of new...

Posted May 13, 2019

Franchise Growth Expected to Continue for 2019

The first quarter of 2019 is now in the books and the momentum for franchise growth and prosperity has continued from last year. Several large franchise conventions have taken place over the first several months of the year, such as the International Franchise Association Conference and the...

By | Posted April 22, 2019

What Veterans Need To Know About Getting Started With A Franchise

Have you heard of the franchise JDog Junk Removal & Hauling? This year, JDog Junk Removal & Hauling opened its 200thfranchise . They’ve been in business for just seven years, and JDog is on its way to becoming the fastest growing junk removal franchise...

Posted February 05, 2019

How to Safeguard Against Franchise Fraud in 2019

The case for buying, owning, and operating a franchise can seem quite compelling: You, at least in a sense, own your own business, but you’re not alone during the operation. You have some latitude to operate independently — yet you also should have access to assistance from the franchisor. The...

Posted January 28, 2019

How Significant are Royalty Fees?

Most people who have a general knowledge about franchising know that every franchisor charges a royalty fee. A franchise owner is contractually obligated to pay the franchisor a portion of their sales over the life of the agreement. The payment is normally made on a weekly basis. However, there...

By | Posted January 02, 2019

Consider Local Factors Before Purchasing a Franchise

Although the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is a uniform document providing information about a franchise organization, there are many aspects about owning and operating a franchise that vary from state to state. This can include taxes, real estate leasing prices, operational costs and local...

By | Posted December 12, 2018

Why Does a Trademark Matter to a Franchise?

Franchisees have a lot on their plate before they invest in purchasing a franchise. They need to interview with a franchisor, thoroughly read the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), incorporate the franchise to save on payroll FICA taxes, and file for a Doing Business As name (DBA). Trademarks...

Posted October 22, 2018

A Quick Primer Inside the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

Before a franchisee makes the decision to invest in a franchise, they must thoroughly read the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). This document is typically provided to the franchisee by a franchisor once the franchisee has completed and submitted in their application. The FDD contains extensive...

Posted August 13, 2018

What's New in Franchise Financing for 2018

To the outsider, franchising may appear static. However, to those of us who specialize in this sector, we know that franchising is constantly changing and evolving. These evolutions not only require staying up to date, they necessitate changing strategies to offer effective, and current, advice...

By | Posted July 10, 2018

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