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Introduction to Franchising

In Brief: According to the American Bar Association, there are three main elements that define a franchise under both federal and state franchise laws. Whether or not a business...

The Franchising Process: A Brief Overview

Like any long-term business decision, the process of franchising should not be taken lightly. There are many decisions that need to be made that could become very costly without...
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Advantages to the Franchisee

In Brief: A key advantage of franchising is the benefit of operating a business with an established and publicly recognized trademark. One of the hardest aspects of opening an...
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A Business Franchise: Is it right for you?

In Brief: Business franchises provide a vast array of services that most franchise owners rely on to keep their company afloat. Whether it be accounting, printing, shipping, or event...
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Building a Thorough Franchise Business Plan

Whether you’re a franchisor or franchisee, writing a clear and thorough business plan is one of the best ways to boost your franchise experience. A business plan encourages you...

Did You Know?

Franchise Fun Facts Franchising has had a compelling history from its commencement and up until today. Here are some fun facts about Franchising that you may have or have not...

Gaining National Exposure for Your Business

In Brief Creating a strong identity for products or services is a driving force behind the success of any franchise. A strong identity reassures customers that they will receive...
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Purchasing a Franchise

Deciding between a franchise and an independent business Making the decision between going the route of franchise or independent business can be difficult. While franchising is a top strategy that...

Pros and Cons of a Franchising Relationship

In Brief: A key advantage of franchising is the benefit of operating a business with an established and publicly recognized trademark. One of the hardest aspects of opening an...