Before going to a bank or other lender for franchise financing, have all your ducks in a row by answering these 5 questions from the Franchise Direct blog on franchising. Read More
I don’t know enough about the retail pharmacy business to know what the typical product margins are for prescription drugs off the top of my Crown. But, I did look* around a bit to find out what they were. Here's why I'd like to own a CVS. Read More
If you’ve had your sights set on franchise ownership, there’s something you need to know before you get too excited. Actually, there are several things you need to know…several things you need to learn before you get too far down this road.

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If you often take charge, love to be challenged and strive to be responsible for your own successes (and failures), you may never be satisfied until you’re the one steering the ship in your professional career. Do you have what it takes to be a leader? Read More
As an academic, I always find it gratifying when someone confirms my earlier findings with more current data.
This past June,, a provider of information and analysis on franchise systems, did just that with a report (PDF) on new franchise systems. Specifically, they confirmed th Read More
This report from Franchise, contains information and tips to guide you along the path of financing a franchise. Most prospective owners do not have immediate access to all of the necessary funding to cover initial costs. Finding the right financial assistance to bridge the gap between wha Read More
Online business courses are quite popular, nowadays. Just search Google or Bing for one, and you'll be astounded by the amount of results that come up. In franchising, there are not many places to learn about franchising via online business courses. Until now. Read More
About the actual franchisee's employees-the caregivers. Ceremonies and rituals often mark big events in life; but when you become a family caregiver, there are no ceremonies or rituals. No one congratulates you. No one sends presents. No one even asks if you want to become a caregiver, or tells you Read More
Customers like rewards. With mobile usage at its highest rate to-date and increasing, setting up a mobile rewards program feels like a no-brainer. Here's how Weinerschnitzel uses mobile rewards for its franchise. Read More
Which franchise representatives rank among the richest Americans? We dissected the Forbes 400 to see what's what this year. Check out the winners! Read More

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