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Franchise Buying Guide

Franchise Buying Guide

Are You Franchisee Material?

We asked franchisors what they want in franchisees, and 4 qualities rose to the top. Find out if they're looking for you.
Franchise Buying Guide

Hot Franchising Trends for 2007

Which types of franchises boast standout growth? Here's what's happening in the industry.
Franchise Buying Guide

Spotlight On. One-of-a-Kind Franchises

If you're looking for a unique franchise concept, take a gander at these companies.
Franchise Buying Guide

Find the Right Franchise in 2007

Our 28th Annual Franchise 500® listing is here. Take a look--we're sure you'll discover which franchise is the perfect match for you.
Adding a Franchise to Your Existing Business
Franchise Buying Guide

Adding a Franchise to Your Existing Business

Why more entrepreneurs are choosing to expand their businesses by hooking up with a franchise
Franchise Buying Guide

Finding the Perfect Opportunity

Owning a franchise or business opportunity is within your reach--it's just a matter of finding the right one.
Franchise Buying Guide

Setting Goals for Franchise Success

Before you buy a franchise, it's important to set goals so you can reach your financial and personal dreams.
Franchise Buying Guide

Franchise Gurus Speak Out

Learn from the franchising legends who have built some of today's biggest brands.
Buying an Existing Franchise, Part 2
Franchise Buying Guide

Buying an Existing Franchise, Part 2

How to get the right price on a "used" franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Wine Hits the Franchise World

Entrepreneurs tap into America's taste for fine wine with new wine bar and retail store opportunities.
Running a Family Franchise
Franchise Buying Guide

Running a Family Franchise

Love, money, relationships, contracts... learn to navigate the complexities of owning a family franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Fast-Food Franchises Get Fresh

Which food franchises will be flying off the shelves in the near future? Ones that offer fast, healthy and fresh options.
Franchise Buying Guide

Start a Business the Fast Way

Buying a franchise or business opportunity takes much of the fuss out of startup and lets you focus on profits and growth.
How to Succeed as the First Franchisee
Franchise Buying Guide

How to Succeed as the First Franchisee

Three steps to navigate your way through a new franchise system--and thrive.
Franchise Buying Guide

Spreading the News: 6 Sales and Marketing Opportunities

If you're tired of selling for someone else, break out on your own with these innovative franchise concepts.
Franchise Buying Guide

Beyond the Burger: 8 Fast-Food Concepts

If you're looking for an out-of-the-ordinary food franchise that'll grab diners' attentions, start here.
Franchise Buying Guide

In the Know

Looking for a franchise forecast? Your search ends here, as we predict what will break on franchising's horizon in 2006.
Franchise Buying Guide

Will This Franchise Work In My Area?

Our expert helps you determine whether your dream franchise will succeed in your market.
Franchise Buying Guide

Pushing Forward

Is enough being done in the franchise industry to encourage diversity? An expert has his say.
Franchise Buying Guide

New York Action

Creative franchise concepts are just a slice of life in the Big Apple.
Franchise Buying Guide

Show Me the Money

You don't need big bucks to start a franchise--you just need the right source of funding.
Franchise Buying Guide

How to Attract Franchise Investors

Our coach explains how to get your franchise invested by hard-to-reach outside investors.
Are You Suited to Be a Franchisee?
Franchise Buying Guide

Are You Suited to Be a Franchisee?

100 questions you should ask or answer before you buy a franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Buying a Restaurant Franchise

Do you have what it takes to be a successful restaurateur? Our franchise expert offers some words of wisdom.
Franchise Buying Guide

Executive Decision

Corporate execs are jumping into franchise ownership and experiencing a whole new side of business.
Franchise Buying Guide

True Confessions

Wondering what it's really like to buy a franchise? Seven entrepreneurs tell all about their experiences as franchisees.
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