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Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:27:09 +0000

 



Learn the Costs of Opening the 8 Most Popular...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

We have compiled a list of the most popular food franchises and the costs involved to open each one.



What's Required to Open a McDonald's Franchise?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

McDonalds Franchise Costs. What are the requirements to open a McDonald’s franchise? If you qualify to open a McDonald’s franchise and are willing to invest your time and money it can be a very financially rewarding and life-changing experience.



McDonald's Franchise Review - Information and...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

McDonald's franchise review including McDonald's franchise information & start-up costs. Learn all about what it takes to become a McDonald's franchisee.



Domino's Pizza Franchise Review - Information...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Domino's Pizza franchise review including Domino's Pizza franchise information and the costs to open a Domino's Pizza franchise.



Learn About Burger King's Storied Past

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about the history and development of Burger King. The franchise began on its first legs in the mid-1950s.



What is a Franchise?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Franchising is a system for expanding a business and is based on a contractual relationship between the brand owner and the local independent operator.



The UPS Store Franchise Review

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The UPS Store franchise review and full franchise costs to open a UPS Store franchise in the US. The UPS Store franchise was voted the #1 franchise in its category for 19 consecutive years by Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500.



Dunkin Donuts Franchise Review

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The Dunkin' Donuts franchise offers some of the industry's best field-support experts covering franchising, development, construction, and marketing.



Pros and Cons of Buying a Burger King Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Burger King franchise review including all Burger King franchise information & costs.



Requirements to Open a McDonalds Restaurant

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

McDonalds is still accepting franchisee applications, but in the United States most franchisees will enter the system by purchasing an existing restaurant.



How Much Does a Franchise Cost?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Every franchise has its own unique financial requirements, so costs to start a franchise are different for every franchise company.



Start-Up Costs: Determining your initial...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Smart franchisees investigate the costs in their area and modify the franchisor's projections based upon the reality of their markets.



Want to Buy a Franchise? Expect to Pay This.

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

What are franchise royalties? Part of a franchisee’s ongoing expense typically includes regular royalty payments to the franchisor. Learn more about how these franchise royalty payments work and why they are important.



Dairy Queen Franchise - Information and Costs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

A review of the Dairy Queen franchise offering, with franchise information and costs about the two types of Dairy Queen franchises offered.



Steps in Buying a Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The process of buying a franchise is a complex process that should be done very carefully. Becoming a franchisee is a life-changing investment.



Coca-Cola Company Franchise Information

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The Coca-Cola Company was established in 1886, started franchising in 1899, and is currently focused on refranchising in North America.



Pizza Hut Franchise - Information and Costs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

A review of the Pizza Hut franchise offering, including start-up costs and other information about being a franchisee in the Pizza Hut system.



Chick-Fil-A Franchise Review

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Chick-Fil-A franchise review, including Chick-Fil-A background, franchise information, franchise fee, and pros and cons of owning a franchise.



What Support Can You Expect from the Franchisor?

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The support that a franchisee receives from the franchisor depends on such variables as the type and size of the franchise organization.



The History of Franchising

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The history of modern franchising, driven by transportation advances in the 19th and 20th centuries, exploded in the 1950s and 60s, continuing today.



The Ray Kroc Story - McDonalds Facts and History

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The Ray Kroc story, and interesting facts about the McDonald's Restaurant franchise.



Want to Own a Subway Franchise? Here's What You...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Want to purchase a Subway franchise? Learn everything you need to know, including costs involved, training and support available, and company history.



Franchise Training Programs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Franchise training programs are a major component of a franchise's success, allowing the franchisee to learn the business operations quickly and easily.



Domino's Pizza Franchise vs. Pizza Hut Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Considering buying a fast food pizza franchise? This article discusses the differences between a Domino's Pizza Franchise and a Pizza Hut Franchise.



Becoming a Franchisor

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The franchisor owns the overall rights and trademarks of the company and allows its franchisees to use them to do business.



Franchisee - Definition

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Franchise Glossary - definition of Franchisee; role and responsibilities of the franchisee; attributes of a successful franchisee.



American Success Story S. Truett Cathy, Founder...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

S. Truett Cathy bio and the Chick-fil-A story. Samuel Truett Cathy is an American success story. He has taken his business from a small restaurant into a $1.6 billion empire.



Pros and Cons of Owning a Taco Bell Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Taco Bell franchise review including all start-up costs, royalty fees and all other franchise information and requirements to open a Taco Bell franchise.



Single Unit vs. Multi-Unit Franchise Owner -...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about the major differences between being a single-unit and multi-unit franchise owner.



Is Starbucks a a Franchise?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Marketing consistent products, superior customer service, and old-fashioned hard work has led to Starbucks' multi-billion dollar business success.



Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

There are many advantages of franchising. Buying a franchise has many advantages. In this article we discuss 5 advantages of franchising that will help you to realize that buying a franchise is usually a safer bet than opening your own mom-and-pop business.



Spaulding Decon Industries, Inc

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Spaulding Decon is a crime scene cleanup, meth lab cleanup, and hoarding cleanup company. Mold remediation is an optional service.



Franchise Relationship Structures

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Franchising can be a wonderful way to become a business owner, and there is a wide variety of structures used in franchising today.



Pinkberry Franchise Review - Information and...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Review of the Pinkberry franchise opportunity, including initial investment, system fees, and the background of the Pinkberry franchise.



Multi-Unit Franchise - Definition

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Multi-unit franchising creates the opportunity for a franchisee to open more than one franchise unit, typically under an Area Development Agreement.



Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Buying a franchise can be life-changing - make sure it's a positive experience by doing your due diligence before signing a franchise agreement.



Colonel Sanders Biography - Kentucky Fried...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about franchising legend Colonel Sanders and the colorful story behind the world-famous Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise.



How Two Brothers Founded Pizza Hut

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pizza hut franchise Dan Carney Frank Carney



Understandsing Royalty Fees

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A royalty fee is an ongoing fee that the franchisee pays to the franchisor, usually paid monthly and calculated as a percentage of gross sales.



Fred DeLuca Biography - The Subway Franchise...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about Fred DeLuca and how he built the Subway franchise empire. Today there are close to 45,000 Subway locations in 112 countries.



Franchising Your Business - Achieving...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

When franchisors don’t structure and support their systems properly and don't deliver on their brand promise, franchise systems frequently fail.



Wendy's Franchise Review - Information and Costs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

A review of the Wendy's franchise offering, including initial investment, franchise costs and royalties, and the competitive strength of the Wendy's brand.



Pros and Cons of Buying a Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Before deciding whether becoming a franchisee is right for you, consider these pros and cons.



Franchise Agreement vs Franchise Disclosure...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn what is included in the Franchise Agreement and how it differs from the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).



Top Ten Reasons to Invest in a Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Or, 'Top Ten Reasons to Invest in a Well-Designed and Managed Franchise System' - because not every franchise system is a success!



Product and Trade Name Franchising - Definition

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Definition of Product and Trade Name Franchising (Traditional Franchising), and describes the differences from to Business Format Franchising.



Where Did Fast Food Breakfast Get Its Start?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about the history and development of breakfast menus at fast food companies.



Transworld Business Advisors

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Transworld Business Advisors is three complementary businesses rolled into one: business brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise development.



ATAX Tax Preparation Services

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

ATAX is one of the fastest growing, minority-owned, tax preparation businesses guided by a team of seasoned and dynamic professionals.



Franchise Agreement - Definition

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The Franchise Agreement is a legally binding agreement which outlines the franchisor's terms and conditions for the franchisee.



One Stop Tax

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Professional tax preparation services franchisor



Franchise Royalty Payments - The Basics

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Different industries and revenue models lead those industries to specific strategies for setting royalty amounts.



Single Unit Franchise - Definition

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Definition of a Single Unit Franchise, how it compares to multi-unit franchising, and the importance of due diligence with a single unit franchise agreement.



Caring Senior Service

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

We provide non-medical homecare services and safety care products to seniors at home who need assistance with daily living activities.



7-Eleven Franchise - Information and Costs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

7-Eleven franchise information and costs. 7-Eleven was the first 24/7 convenience store ever, and has been a convenience retailer for over 80 years.



Bill Darden Biography

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn about Bill Darden, founder of the company that runs Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other restaurant chains.



Pak Mail Centers of America, Inc.

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

For 30 years, Pak Mail has been the world's premier packing, shipping, crating, and freight franchise for commercial and residential customers.



What Is a Franchise Area Developer?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Unlike a single-unit franchisee, an Area Developer (Multi-Unit Developer) enters into the franchise relationship with a plan to develop multiple locations.



The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

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Understanding the Franchise Disclosure Document and the disclosures required by the FTC is essential in developing your franchise system.



Crestcom International, LLC

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

For more than 25 years, Crestcom International franchisees have trained business people across the globe in the areas of management and leadership.



Papa John's Pizza Franchise Review

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Papa John’s franchise review. Find out more about the Papa John’s pizza franchise including all the franchise costs and information needed to open a Papa John’s pizzeria franchise.



The Growth Coach

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Joining a...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

When you invest in a mature, well-managed franchise system, the advantages outweigh the negatives - if - franchising is right for you.



Finding the Best Advisors in Franchising

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Take your time and invest in the best - selecting your franchise lawyer and consultant is one area where you cannot afford to make a mistake.



ComForCare Home Care

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

ComForcare is one of the nation’s leading home care franchise companies.



How Dave Thomas Built Kentucky Fried Chicken...

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The Dave Thomas Story, How he built Kentucky Fried Chicken and Wendy's. Dave Thomas Wendys bio.



Window World, Inc.

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

As America’s Largest Replacement Window and Home Remodeling Company, Window World® offers distinct advantages in a growing industry.



Bricks 4 Kidz

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Fun, project-based educational programs designed to teach the principles and methods of engineering to children, ages 3-13+, using LEGO® Bricks.



How to Find a Franchise with Good Return on...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Unlike stocks, bonds, real estate or other passive investments, a franchise is an investment where you have a great influence on its performance.



Which Franchise is Right for You?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

How do you figure out which is the best opportunity for you and your family? Are all franchise systems the same?



Calendar of Franchise Meetings and Conferences

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

A calendar of upcoming franchise meetings and conferences for brought to you by MSA Worldwide.



Two Men And A Truck International

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

First and largest residential and commercial moving franchise. Proven operating system, ongoing support, computerized franchise management system, and much more!



Key Tips to Audit Manager Effectiveness

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Management effectiveness is critical. How can franchisors and franchisees monitor manager effectiveness? What should you look for?



The UPS Store

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The UPS Store is the largest network of retail shipping, postal and business service centers in the U.S.



Fight for \$15: The Tipping Point for...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

All an increase to $15 in the minimum wage will do is perpetuate problems for low-wage workers and ensure generational poverty.



Three Hard Truths to Know Before Becoming A...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Becoming a franchisee carries with it specific challenges to be aware of before investing what is often one's life’s savings into a new business venture.



Franchising Internationally but not at Home

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Companies that do not franchise in their home market can still develop an international franchise program to expand their business globally.



The Pros and Cons of Buying an Existing Franchise

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Buying a new franchise does not guarantee success. When you buy an existing franchise, you can sometimes better your odds of success.



Sweet Nel's

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Sweet Nel's is the Next Big Thing in ice cream and gourmet coffee. The cafe experience of the future is here today.



Five Must-Read Books about Franchising

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Considering investing in a franchise? Begin your exploration (and due diligence) by reading up on the subject, including these five must-read books.



Insider Tips to Maximize Impact from Franchise...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Using these tips, franchisors will add value to their training offerings, and unit operators will get better results from their franchises.



Are You Ready to Be a Franchisee?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Only you can determine whether becoming a franchisee is right for you. Here are major preliminary questions to consider as you begin your exploration.



Destination Athlete

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Destination Athlete® is an innovative company that focuses on the Complete Athlete®, offering products and services from Training to Trophies®.



Handyman Connection

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Handyman Connection specializes in small to medium home improvements, repairs, and remodeling jobs. Time-tested, proven business model.



Four Best Practices in Franchise Manual Wording

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Franchise manuals can be daunting to develop; these 4 key writing tactics will help you communicate your system standards effectively to franchisees.



Bills Threaten Existence of Franchising in...

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

HB 6791 and SB 1044 recast the franchising relationship improperly in a way that would have made franchising all but impossible in Connecticut.



What Is a Franchise Fee?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

The franchise fee is an up-front cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor, in most cases covering training, support, and site selection.



What Are the Responsibilities of a Franchisee?

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Learn the role of the franchisee and the responsibilities required to run your franchise. The franchisee in a franchise system has many responsibilities.



Molly Maid Franchise Review

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Molly Maid franchise review including all Molly Maid franchise start-up costs, royalties and franchise information. Molly Maid franchise is one of the leading cleaning franchises available today.



Negotiating a Franchise Agreement

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Your ability to negotiate changes to your franchise agreement will depend on the franchise system and whether your requests are reasonable and supported.



Sonic Franchise Review - Information and Costs

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Review of the Sonic franchise opportunity and franchise system, including franchise information and costs to open a Sonic franchise.



Franchisor Profile: Gordon Logan, Sport Clips

2016-08-23T11:27:09Z

Rooted in three simple but solid principles, Logan's Sport Clips continues to be one of the fastest-growing haircare franchises in the nation.