News and Articles About Buying a Franchise

Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013
Franchises

Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013

The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year.
Catherine Clifford
Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start
Franchises

Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start

If the cookie-cutter franchise model appeals to you, then take these first five steps.
Colleen DeBaise
Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise
Franchises

Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise

Some franchisers will try to steer prospects to franchisees who will only sing their praises. Follow these five steps to make sure your research yields a more accurate picture of how a system is faring.
Jeff Elgin