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A Franchise Case Study outlines a Franchise Disclosure Document also known as a FDD.

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UFC Gym Franchise Fights to Popularity

Intro to the UFC Franchise In Brief In 2009, Mark Mastrov, founder of 24 hour fitness, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) decided to collaborate and create a gym...

The Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise: America Runs on Dunkin’

Intro to the Dunkin' Donuts Franchise In Brief The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise dates back to a small doughnut and coffee shop in 1948 Massachusetts called “Open Kettle.” Open Kettle...
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Fresh, Never Frozen: The Wendy’s Case Study

In Brief All Wendy’s franchisees (both new and existing) must pay a Technical Assistance Fee of $50,000 for each Wendy’s Restaurant included in the Franchise Agreement. The franchisor...
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A few brush strokes, a few sips of wine, a lot of relaxation: the...

In Brief Pinot’s Palette is a one-of-a-kind studio where customers can spend time painting and sipping wine with friends. The first Pinot’s Palette location was a quiet, local...

Red Mango Frozen Treats Make It Big

Intro to Franchising In Brief Red Mango, is a symbol of the company’s commitment to using only the best all-natural ingredients for our frozen yogurt, smoothies and parfaits. Red...

Weighing in on Retro Fitness, Popular Fitness Franchise

Franchising is a popular method for expanding business. Through a licensing relationship a franchisor, or business owner, essentially sells a franchisee the rights to open a new business location....

Live Well and Learn More About General Nutrition Co. (GNC)

In Brief In Item 10 of the GNC FDD, the franchisor expresses that it may offer financing for inventory, equipment, signage, among other aspects. However, before a franchisee...

Have it Your Way with Burger King

In Brief The standard franchise fee for a standard 20-year Franchise Agreement term is $50,000. The term, however, may be shorter for non-traditional restaurants. On a case-by-case basis,...

Stay Healthy and Fresh with Jamba Juice

In Brief Jamba Juice is one of the most popularly recognized smoothie restaurants today Considering the national-level attention the franchise has received over time, it’s difficult to...
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Study Up on Popular Tutoring Service, Kumon

In Brief Toru Kumon was a high school math teacher at the time and began to create practice math worksheets for his son to practice. Initial training at...
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