Buying Multi-Units in a Franchise: What You Need to Know

As you prepare to close the deal on your first franchise, you will be offered a one-time opportunity for purchasing additional units. This is...

5 Tips for Buying Equipment for Your Franchise Business

One of the biggest expenses when you first open your new franchise will be equipment. Depending on what kind of franchise you’re opening, these...

Franchise Fees: What to Expect

The franchise fee varies between franchises, but aspiring franchisees need to have a general idea of what to expect when it comes to covering...

Buying a Franchise vs. Buying a Stock Portfolio: Why Not Choose You?

If your day is consumed with thoughts about wanting a better retirement but you don’t know where to turn, you’re not alone. Historically, Americans...

Franchisees: Understanding Your Exit Strategy

You need an exit strategy. It’s as plain as day, yet most new franchisees never address the idea of leaving their business one day....

Food Franchises Trending in 2017

Food Franchises and Restaurant Franchises are designated as either Quick Service, Casual Dining, Upscale Casual, Fine Dining or Fast Casual formats. Which restaurant format...

Top 10 Regrets Franchisees Have After Starting a Franchise

If there’s one thing we hear a lot at America’s Best Franchises, it’s “I wish I’d known THAT before I bought my franchise.” “THAT” can...

Choosing Which Law to Use When Creating Your Franchise Agreement

It might sound funny to read, “Choose which law you want to enforce,” but for franchises expanding outside of their state of origin, there...

Should Groupon Be Part of Your Franchise Marketing Strategy?

Understandably, increasing your sales and number of customers is a top priority when marketing your franchise. And while there are many strategies to do...

The Most-Litigated Issues in the FDD

As franchisors, we all strive to sell units quickly. Especially for franchisors just starting out, the main focus tends to narrow in on closing...

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