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Prioritizing These Key Variables When Picking a Franchise Could be the Difference Between Success and Failure

How knowing your strengths — and weaknesses — can make or break your business before you even buy your franchise.

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Don't Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes

Skip these first-timer errors to avoid a franchise fiasco.

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Franchise Legalese Defined — A Deep Dive Into Franchising Definitions

Before you can decide if you should franchise, find out exactly what you're getting yourself into.

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3 Common Myths About Franchising That You Need to Stop Believing

Tackling three myths about franchising and making the argument for why companies should consider the franchising model to scale their businesses and why it can be an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs to create economic and social value.

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Which Franchise Model Is Right for You? Here's How to Choose

There are thousands of brands and concepts, but franchises generally fall under two business models: "brick-and-mortar" and "service-based." Which is the best choice for you?

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From Coding to Creole Cooking — Here Are 5 Inspiring Success Stories of Black-Owned Businesses

For Black History Month, read about the journeys of these Black entrepreneurs who have built thriving franchises, making a lasting impact across varying industries.

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How to Cash in on a $42 Billion — And Growing — Industry

Encompassing a diverse range of services — from salons and spas to fitness centers and wellness studios — the benefits of opening a personal care franchise may extend beyond financial success.

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How These Businesses Use Valentine's Day to Profit — And How Your Business Can Feel the Love, Too.

Valentine's Day offers a unique opportunity for franchises across various industries to engage with consumers through special promotions, themed experiences and personalized gifts.

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5 Ways Emerging Franchise Brands Can Benefit From Leveraging Offshore Talent

Offshoring talent gives young franchises many benefits, from cost savings to quality maintenance to leadership development.

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