Franchise Research: Estimating Your Return on Investment (ROI)

How do you find a franchise with great returns? A wise investor, whether he puts money in the stock market or real estate or even collectible figurines, always considers the return he can expect on his investment. While investigating franchise opportunities, be sure to look carefully at the company’s potential return on investment (ROI). And because…

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What You Need to Know about the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

What can you learn from a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)? History of the FDD Until the 1960s, there was little franchising momentum in the United States. But after the success of McDonald’s, the franchise industry expanded rapidly. In 1979, the Federal Trade Commission’s Franchise Rule became effective. It required franchisors to provide potential franchisees with…

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