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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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20 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Chick-fil-A

The first-ever Chick-fil-A opened in 1967 in Atlanta's Greenbriar Mall. A chicken sandwich sold for 59 cents and the restaurant was only 384 square feet — roughly the size of a two-car garage.

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A D.C. Federal Court Declined to Rule on a Challenge to the Joint Employer Rule. Here's What This Update Means for the Franchise Industry.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has postponed hearing a case on the National Labor Relations Board's expanded Joint Employer Rule. The court will wait for a Texas federal court to rule first.

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Own a Franchise in the Billion-Dollar eSports Industry!

Learn how to get involved in the exciting and lucrative eSports community. XP League is the premier coach-led youth esports league and first-to-market youth esports franchise in North America with 50+ locations spanning across the US and Canada.

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Location Matters — How to Select the Right Place For Your Business to Succeed

An inferior location may be less expensive in the short term, but will cost more in marketing costs and when it's time to sell. Franchisors offer real estate knowledge and relationships to help their franchisees get the best possible location at the best possible price, giving them the best possible start.

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Put Your Design Skills to Work with a Decorating Den Interiors Franchise!

Discover the top benefits of owning a Decorating Den Interiors franchise, from extensive supplier access and supportive community to low overhead costs, perfect for creative entrepreneurs.

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This Franchise Type is the Perfect Blend of Flexibility and Profitability for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Explore mobile franchising: a flexible, cost-effective business model offering diverse opportunities across industries with potential for high growth and direct customer engagement.

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