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What is A Franchise Fee? A Guide To Franchise Fees and Expenses

Being a franchisee has a lot of benefits. You’re a brand name people trust and you’ll already have a line of loyal customers at your door when you open. You’re in a heavily researched location proven to be successful for what you’re about to start selling and you have franchisors to help you train your …

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What Are The Most Valuable Food Franchises?

Investors are drawn to food franchises because they’re a very lucrative business with a lot of marketing power behind them. They often have a loyal following and a huge customer-base in their strategically chosen location, meaning it’s almost a guaranteed success if done correctly.  Fast growth and capital are some of the biggest benefits of …

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Licensing vs Franchising: What is the Difference?

During intense research on starting or growing a business, individuals may come across the concept of licensing and franchising. Franchising and licensing have some similarities, but they are quite different. Because of this, it’s vital to have a reliable legal team such as  Rod Hatter & Associates to have the proper contracts and agreements to …

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What are the Best Financing Options for a Franchising Business

A franchise offers independence and opportunity of owning a small business as well as the infrastructure and support from a large corporation. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to become an entrepreneur. However, opening up a franchise requires a significant investment capital, which includes franchise fees, advertisement costs, and royalty fees plus …

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What You Need To Know About Franchise Agreements

A franchise agreement is a document that outlines the franchisor’s terms and conditions for a franchisee, and it’s usually legally binding. Every franchise abides by these terms that are outlined in a written agreement between two parties. The franchise agreement is made at the same time the individual decides to join the franchising journey. Since …

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What Is The Difference Between a Franchisor and Franchisee

Franchisors operate a business by selling franchise opportunities to franchisees. After signing an agreement, a franchisee gains the rights to run a franchise location with certain regulations and obligations. The franchisee pays a franchisor a one-time fee and an ongoing royalty fee.  There is a significant difference between a franchisor and franchisee. When it comes …

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10 Benefits of Owning a Restaurant Franchise

What do BJ’s, Olive Garden, and Applebees have in common? They are all very successful franchise restaurants that everyone can’t stop talking about. It might be a lucrative financial opportunity to own a restaurant, but expanding it into a franchise can lead to even more creative possibilities and economic profitability.  A lot of people might …

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