3 Reasons Buying a Franchise Might Be Better Than Starting Your Own Business

Image credit: JamesBrey | Getty Images Mark Siebert VIP CONTRIBUTOR Pubilished January 2, 2019 in Entrepreneur The following excerpt is from Mark Siebert’s book “The Franchise Handbook: – Everything You Needed to Know About Buying a Franchis. Franchises are systems that have been tested and refined and tested again. And gaining access to that system gives you, as a franchisee, the ability to start faster, reduce your initial investment, and avoid…

FRANCHISE TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN THE NEW YEAR

The Business Journal December 21, 2018 – 12:00 PM Written By Frank Lopez With a strong and healthy North American economy this year, and a strong economic outlook for the upcoming year, 2019 is poised to be a good year for the franchise industry. Kiplinger is projecting total holiday receipts to be up 4.8 percent and the GDP to swell by 3.5 percent in the third quarter. Combined with low…