Archive for July 2019

Evaluating a franchise opportunity: 5 red flags

When evaluating a franchise, it’s critical to research every opportunity very carefully. Do you know how to spot indicators of potential problems? Be particularly cautious when you encounter any of these issues: Evasive or unprofessional franchisor When evaluating a franchise, it’s your job to ask questions and scrutinize responses. If the franchisor is evasive, unprofessional,…

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Franchise startup costs: where to find savings

When you’ve signed on the dotted line and you’re a brand-new franchise owner, it’s time to think about franchise startup costs. You might be surprised to hear that the biggest money-wasting startup cost is really just part of human nature: impatience. Most new franchisees are understandably excited to get to the ribbon-cutting and open their…

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