How To Avoid Buying The Wrong Franchise

By doing thorough due diligence and working with a professional Franchise Consultant you can avoid many of the mistakes of a first time franchise buyer. POST WRITTEN BYDon DaszkowskiDon Daszkowski is the Founder of IFPG. IFPG trains individuals to become Certified Franchise Consultants and earn money selling franchises. Published in Forbes on Apr 13/2000 Photo: GETTY Which is the best franchise to buy right now? If I had a dollar for every…

Turning Your Franchise Business Back On

Franchise business will emerge from this time of social distancing and business shutdown better than most business. With strong planning, and great leadership many will thrive as businesses start to open. The dramatic morphing, scaling back and, in many cases, shutdown of franchising resulting from social distancing is going to end soon. Now is the time to plan how to scale your franchise system back up. We are living through…

8 steps to buying a franchise

Working with a professional Franchise Consultant can help you find a franchise that is the best fit for you based on your background, business goals, lifestyle preferences, investment level and other important qualifiers. With over 6000 franchise brands in North America working with a professional will help you zero in the the best franchises. By Inside Franchise Business | 26 Mar 2020View comments It can at least three months to buy a franchise…

Six Ways Tech Transforms Franchises In 2020

Franchise brands with strong tech systems are well positioned to help their franchisees achieve business success POST WRITTEN BY Don Daszkowski Published in Forbes Dec 30, 2019 photo: GETTY When you look at the franchise business today, it’s hard to remember that the classic franchise chains got their starts ringing up sales on manual cash registers, including early leader McDonald’s. They also counted inventory by hand. Franchise owners relied on their…

5 Reasons a Beauty Franchise is Safer Than A Start-Up

Franchise systems, with their proven operating systems, training, marketing and support offer many advantages compared to starting your own stand alone business.   by Anne DaniellsOctober 23, 2019, published in the Franchise Direct blog   Franchises offer some safety, but which is better for you–starting your own beauty business or investing in a beauty franchise? Every business owner must ask this question, and the answer will vary for each person…

Quitting Your Job and Starting a Franchise Could Be a Savvy Decision

Franchise ownership could be the perfect solution to revitalize your career and focus your efforts in a new, more fulfilling direction.   by Anne Daniells October 16, 2019 Publihed in Franchise Direct   When my kids were little we tried to instill character in them in many ways. One was by encouraging them to do their best, of course. Another was seeing things through to the end; even when they were…

The 10 Worst Franchise Brands

Franchise brand success rates vary, and its not always the best know brands that provide the best opportunity for their franchisees.   (Published in the Franchise Law Blog by the Internicola Law Firm) It is a common misconception that every well-known franchise brand has successful franchises. In reality, there are some popular companies that have higher-than-average default rates. According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal, Cold Stone Creamery, Quiznos, Huntington…

Entrepreneur Went from Business Owner to Franchise Owner

Franchise ownership, with it’s proven systems, training and support provides real benefits for a business Image credit: Juliana Sohn Hayden Field MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTOR Associate Editor Published in Entrepreneur on September 3, 2019 4   Nikki Taheri grew up in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution and was raised on tales of her trailblazing grandmother — a six-foot-tall woman who chose to forgo a hijab and dressed as a man in order to…

Why It’s Never Too Late to Start a Franchise Career

Franchise ownership can be a perfect fit for mature, experienced people. by Anne Daniells August 14, 2019 In Franchise Direct   Are you newly retired? Ready to spend your days doing what you choose? Interested in building more for retirement while you are healthy and able? Look no further than a franchise that suits your older age, your personal interests, and your financial goals. You know that franchisors want successful owners…

5 reasons why your next investment should be a franchise

Franchise investment provides many benefits when starting your own business. 3 JUL 2019 |   Published by Alan Hockey in Bizcommunity I am not about to make the evening news by letting you know that franchises are more likely to succeed than independent businesses, and that around 50% of small businesses fail in the first 24 months of operation. Image credit: Getty Independent businesses fail for a number of reasons, including owners…