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Franchises are fantastic – if you pick the right one; you won’t have to re-invent the wheel and chances are they’ve been through a lot of the learning and mistakes for you, especially if they’ve been around awhile.  (more…)


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Why would you buy a franchise?

January 14th, 2009

Brand name recognition is very important to many people.  For example you book a holiday, many people want to stay in a certain brand hotel.  If they go down south to the Caribbean, if they go to Florida, the hotel (more…)


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What is the best franchise?

January 2nd, 2009

If you want to purchase a franchise, you need to look at several items, your budget to purchase a franchise, which ones make the most money, which ones interest you the most.  If you do not like coming to work (more…)


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Buying a franchise

December 30th, 2008

Franchise is just a type of business.  In a weak economy as we now have, there are good businesses and poor businesses.  The same goes for franchises, some do very well and others poorly in a slower market.  (more…)


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If you purchased a business, you no longer have anyone to fall back onto to assist you in building the business.  Franchisors often have determined the formula of success and hopefully have had someone (more…)


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Franchises may or may not be more profitable than a regular business.  It depends on many factors including, the management skills of the owner, the location, the product being sold, the brand recognition, (more…)


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Making a profit is dependent on the franchise, the location and many more factors.  I am not familiar with all franchises but most you can make a comfortable living but you will not become rich by owning just one (more…)


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Franchises and income trusts

November 23rd, 2008

If your franchisor misrepresented the ability of the location, I have seen people sue the master franchisor and win.  Unfortunately, many franchisees have their life savings in the business and have no resources to (more…)


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When you purchase a franchise, you are not able to negotiate many of the terms.  You may not be approved by the master franchisor.  Sometimes, if you sell the franchise, head office must approve and they receive a (more…)


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Advantages of a franchise

November 20th, 2008

If you purchase a good franchise, they have proven that their formula of success has been proven and many, if not all of the kinks, have been ironed out of the system.  The public/customers will be familiar with the (more…)


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