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Franchise

Franchises

Is Franchising a Fit for You?

Before taking the leap make sure you've thoroughly researched every nuance of this business model.
Startup Financing

5 Small Business Financing Trends to Watch

Start up funding is available from more sources now than ever before, but let caution and number-crunching guide your financing decision.
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Former Athletes-Turned-Franchisees Share Insight Into What It takes to Run a Successful Business

Because of their business know-how, these former professional athletes have had success on and off the field.
Franchise

How Much Ongoing Support -- and What Kinds -- Should You Provide to Your Franchisees?

Learn the type of support you should provide to help ensure your franchisees' success.
Franchise

The One Element Your Franchise Can't Afford to Ignore

For most successful franchisors, quality control is at the heart of franchisee success. Find out what elements need to be top quality if you want to succeed.
Franchise

The Legal Risks of Owning a Franchise

Find out what typical legal potholes you could run into as a franchisor, so you can better protect yourself and your company.
Franchise

The 23 Items Your Franchise Disclosure Document Must Include

Although an experienced franchise attorney can help you craft a complete document, as the franchisor, it helps to know what your document should outline.
Franchises

Uncharted Territories: Understanding a Franchise's 'Territorial Rights'

Should you grant exclusive territories or let every "every franchisee for himself" be your motto? These tips can help you decide.
Franchises

Franchise Fees: The Money Question That Can Make or Break Your Franchise

The single most important aspect of your business plan are the fees you charge your franchisees. Discover how to charge enough on the initial fee and royalties to make money without scaring away poten...
Franchises

How to Choose the Best Structure for Your Franchise Company

Learn the pros and cons of each franchise structures offers so you can pick the one that will work best for you.
Franchises

The Acid Test: Will Franchising Your Business Be Profitable or Not?

Don't jump into the franchising field until you've determined if both you and your franchisees can turn a profit.
Franchises

Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast

Our list of the top 10 trending categories for 2016.