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If you want to buy a franchise, should you buy a new franchise from the master franchiser or should you buy a resale, one which has already been owned and operated by an existing investor?  There are pros and cons with both and you will have to pick the one which suits you the best.  Here are few things which you need to consider: (more…)


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Ever wonder what you should buy?  Do you buy a business or buy a franchise, which one if better?  Keep in mind, a franchise is a business, it is a specific type of business model.  Other than that, buying a business which is a franchise vs an independent business is very similar.   A franchise and an independent business both have customers, both have sales, both could be in the same industry however a franchise may have a better brand recognition than an independent business but not necessarily.  A franchise will cater more to the masses whereas an independent business may be a niche player or cater to the masses. (more…)


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You have been working for someone for all your life, you want a change or you have been given a financial package and now are looking for something to do.  You want to be your own boss and you want to own your own business but you are not sure do you look to buy a franchise or buy a business which is not a franchise?  Franchises and independent businesses appeal to different people, here is a guideline of things to think about: (more…)


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A franchise is a business model which is duplicated over and over again. Presumably, the franchiser has debugged all the problems of operating a business and has found a formula which works efficiently, smoothly and is easy to implement and operate.  They try to make the system fool proof as long as you follow their system.  Buying a franchise does not (more…)


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Many people want to buy a businesshowever they have never owned a business before and want the comfort of having the ability to rely on someone – the franchisor.  The Franchisor (more…)


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If you decided that you want to buy a franchise, do you buy an existing franchise or a buy a new franchise?  There are many franchisors who own corporate stores and they sometimes (more…)


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Many people want to buy a franchise.  Franchisors are always promoting new franchises because they get larger fees from a new franchise rather than the fee to transfer the ownership (more…)


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You have been thinking about buying a franchise or buying a business which is a retail store.  It may be the best (more…)


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Many people in Canada want to buy a Tim Horton’s franchise however, these are one of the hardest franchises to purchase in Canada at the moment.  There are many more people (more…)


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Did you ever notice that franchisors tend to sell more than one franchise to each franchisee?  Ever wondered why?  As in every system where you have many people, some are (more…)


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