Franchise Articles

Aug 1, 2008

How Much Money Can I Make

Without a doubt, this is one of the questions most asked by individuals looking at buying a business – franchise or otherwise. The other, of course, is "How much will it cost? – What must I invest?"...
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Jul 7, 2008

Choosing the Right Lease Term (Length)

This is one of those subjects that cause a lot of lightbulbs to go on in the minds of tenants attending my seminars. Perhaps it’s because a five or ten-year lease Term has become such a norm in...
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Jun 23, 2008

How to Purchase a Franchise

Never have so few owed so much to so many! Sure this is a variation on an old cliché but you can use it as your theme song as you investigate buying a franchise business. To do so successfully...
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May 15, 2008

Questions that Need to be Asked

When one is looking at a franchise it is important that one do the research so that they know what they are getting into. A little homework at the beginning will avoid surprises down the road. You...
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Apr 14, 2008

Successful Site Selection

The number one reason for business failure or negative performance is a poor location. A poor location ultimately results from poor site selection. Consider that identical stores from the same chain...
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Dec 17, 2007

Do you make the Leap?

We in the franchising field are of a special ilk. We are in operating business like restaurants, dry cleaners, and video stores but operate inside a specialty designed business model called...
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Nov 14, 2007

Creative Developments in Franchising:

By: Lori Karpman, President & CEO, Lori Karpman & Associates Ltd. The term “Franchising” as generally understood, describes a very specific and defined business model. Over the past few years this...
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Oct 16, 2007

Top 10 Reasons To Buy a Franchise

Although there are more than ten good reasons to invest in a franchise opportunity, your decision to go into business has a lot to do with lifestyle and financial benefits. Whether a home-based,...
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