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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...

Advantages to the Franchisor

Callens Capital In Brief A key advantage of franchising is the benefit of operating a business with an established and publicly recognized trademark. A trademark is a symbol, word, slogan,...
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What is a Franchise?

What is a Franchise? Franchising is a business model that combines the best aspects of sole proprietorship and corporate America. It can be described as a "hybrid" model that fills...

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...

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...

History of Franchising

The act of franchising predates the word as we recognize it today. If we look to the “Online Etymology Dictionary,” we can trace the origin of Franchise (Noun) – c.1300...
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Purchasing a Franchise

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

Initial Training Among the most important tasks for any franchisor is training new franchisees. For both the franchisee and franchisor, a thorough training program is critical for a successful...
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Introduction to Franchising

Callens Capital 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...
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Working with Vendors

Make a Vendor List  Start off by making a list of vendors with whom you've already had relations. Ten vendors would be a good number to start with. Add to...
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