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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Reviewing a Franchise Disclosure Document: 4 Ways to Assess Risk

Evaluating the information in a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is a critical part of investigating a franchise opportunity. It’s helpful to have a few quick ways to assess whether the franchise is one to avoid. Here are 4 ways to spot clues in a Franchise Disclosure Document that may indicate problems ahead. These tests will help…

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