When you’re thinking of buying a franchise, a big piece of the puzzle involves understanding the financial commitment required. Look beyond the initial investment to make sure you’re aware of all additional and/or ongoing fees. These franchise fees can take many forms. Here’s a sampling of the most common types: Advertising Fees / Marketing Fund…

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When exploring the purchase of a franchise, you’ll want to know the franchise basics. Understanding the elements of a franchise helps you distinguish one from another. Here’s a primer. Franchise Types: Business Format vs. Product Distribution Let’s start our look at franchise basics at the very beginning. There are two types of franchises. Each has a…

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