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Buying a Franchise

Is a franchise a ready-made recipe for success?  Very possibly!  But do your homework before you make the plunge to purchase a franchise outlet of any kind.  This section discusses the unique opportunity presented by a franchise offering.

Franchising Overview

Buying a Franchise - Want to be your own boss, but aren't willing to take on the risk of starting your own business from scratch?  Franchising can be a great alternative if you are an entrepreneur with limited resources or...

Consumer Guide to Buying a Franchise

Franchising can give you instant recognition of your business and the ability to obtain ongoing support from your franchiser, but be careful:  Purchasing a franchise does not guarantee success.  Before you decide to become a...

Franchising Strategy

You need a strategy before investing in a franchise.  Doing your homework about the franchise first will help you gain a solid understanding of what to expect as well as the risks that could be involved.  Be a Detective In...

Associations and Forums

Becoming a member of a franchising association can open the door to a wealth of information.  With access to association resources and members who have expertise, you can learn all you need to know about franchising before you start...