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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.

The warning signs of franchise fraud

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Protect yourself with our tips on avoiding scam franchises.

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