4 Things Canadian Franchisees Overlook When Buying a US Franchise

  There are many US brands operating successfully in Canada today across several industries. If a US franchise has caught your eye, however, you need to do some homework beyond the typical research. There are some specific areas that can cause you trouble down the road as a Canadian operating a US franchise in your home country, so check out the commonly overlooked areas below before sealing your deal.  …

CAN A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BE CHANGED?

The franchisor will probably tell you that the Franchise Agreement is a standard form and that everyone signs it. But, there may still be some room for negotiation on points like these: The description of the geographical area in which you will be the company’s only franchise owner. A right to take over adjoining areas if they become available. The number of years the franchise will remain in effect. A…

New Stats on Women in Franchising

’m all about encouraging diversity in franchising, and was pleased to see some new statistics on women in franchising from Franchise Business Review. On the whole, FBR’s numbers point to a clear majority enjoying operating the business, while barely more than half feel their work/life is balanced. Franchise Business Review is a national franchise market research firm that conducts independent research of franchisee satisfaction, and it recently surveyed 6,400 female…