Month: December 28, 2016

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The Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2017

franchise business
The International Franchise Association comes out with its Franchise Business Outlook every year. The aim is to give an early indication of how well franchising in general and particular franchise industries are going to fare in the larger economy due to factors like national growth, consumer spending tendencies, and total employment. The International Franchise Association[...]
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How to Make Money in Franchise Consulting

franchise consulting
Franchise consultants, like consultants in a wide range of fields, are professionals who give advice on a particular course of action. In this case, franchise consultants introduce potential investors to franchise opportunities that might pique their interest and be a good personal fit. Before coming to that conclusion, franchise consultants take a look at the[...]
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3 Franchise Opportunities beyond Store Ownership

franchise opportunities
When you think of franchising, do you picture a retail, food, or service business with a brick-and-mortar location? If so, you might think that franchising isn’t right for you. You may be surprised to learn that there are franchise opportunities available in the consulting field that don’t involve store ownership. Investing in a consulting franchise can[...]
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The FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document): What You Need to Know

business brokerage
One of the most important parts of investing in a business brokerage franchise is the franchise disclosure document (FDD). Once you’ve decided to invest in a business brokerage franchise, you’re going to need to send in an application to the franchisor. Upon receiving your application, the franchisor will send you an FDD, which includes the franchisor’s expectations.[...]
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