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How to spot franchise fraud

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Franchising can be a relatively low-risk pathway into entrepreneurship – they get support and direction from the franchisor, and follow the structures laid out by the franchisor. However, sometimes, a franchise opportunity can seem too good to be true. Not all franchises are created equal, and you can’t necessarily buy into any franchise and wait for […]

How much does it cost to open a franchise?

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Franchisors often charge a franchise fee to be paid at the start of the agreement (either in full or as a percentage) as a deposit. You may have to sign a deposit agreement. The deposit may or may not be returned to you if you decide not to go through with 
the franchise. For example, […]

What’s the difference between a franchise and a chain?

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

To many, chains and franchises can seem the same. However, they are quite different from one another. Here’s how to tell the difference between a franchise and a chain: Characteristics of a franchise Franchises are one pathway into entrepreneurship. With a franchise, a franchisee (the entrepreneur), buys the right to market and sell certain products […]

The seven types of entrepreneurs

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Learn about the seven different types of entrepreneurs.

Costs of opening a franchise

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

We break down all the different costs associated with opening a franchise.

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