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Franchise Bible : How to Buy a Franchise or Franchise Your Own Business by This proven, popular reference has been completely updated to better guide readers through the current franchise environment. Real-life examples of both service- and product-oriented franchises and useful checklists prevent mistakes and save time and money. Contact information for state and federal franchising regulatory agencies and a listing of useful publications guide new franchisees to the resources they need.
Publication Date: 2017-01-10
Franchise Fix : The Business Systems Needed to Capture the Power of Your Food Franchise by The Franchise Fix helps franchisees set up their food franchise business for success. Investing on a proven food franchise does not guarantee success for the franchisee. To be a successful franchisee, franchisees must set up the right management systems to support their business as well as take advantage of everything the franchisor has to offer. The Franchise Fix is a step-by-step guide that shows franchisees how to do exactly that! Covering the winning systems and processes that food industry veteran Aicha Bascaro discovered from working with hundreds of successful franchisees across the US and around the world, The Franchise Fix helps franchisees take control of their food franchise and increase their profits.
Publication Date: 2018
Become a Franchise Owner! : The Start-Up Guide to Lowering Risk, Making Money, and Owning What You Do by The definitive A-to-Z guide to researching, selecting, and starting a viable franchise business With more and more professionals looking for alternatives to traditional corporate employment, Become a Franchise Owner! informs would-be franchise owners of the joys and perils of purchasing a franchise. Authored by a trusted, feisty, tell-it-how-it-is independent franchise industry insider, this book offers straightforward, step-by-step tips and advice on how to properly (and carefully) research and select a franchise business. Get tips on how to locate information about franchises, current industry trends, interviews with franchisors, and hot franchise opportunities. Offers a self-evaluation to discover if you are "franchise material" Describes how to choose the right franchise for your specific situation Lists the 40 crucial questions to ask current franchise owners Owning a franchise isn't for everyone; in fact, as Joel Libava says, "it's really not for most people." But if it is for you, this book can guide you in starting your own successful franchise business.
Publication Date: 2011-12-06
The Franchisee Handbook : Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Franchise by Is Franchising Right For You?Why start a business from scratch when you can have a piece of the greatest expansion strategy ever conceived? Franchising is BIG and getting bigger in every sector—from restaurants and coffee chains to pet care and insurance. There is a franchise for everything and everyone.As a potential franchise owner, you can be in charge of your own success while being supported by a known brand. Franchising gives you that ability, along with the satisfaction that comes only with building something that can last a lifetime and beyond. And, if you are successful, you eventually stop sweating the details and have the freedom to enjoy your life in a way that most around you cannot.In The Franchisee Handbook, franchise expert Mark Siebert walks you through the process of vetting and buying a franchise, helps you ask the right questions of franchisors and yourself, and gives you the resources you need to decide if franchising is right for you. Siebert shows you how to do your homework before making what could be the greatest financial decision of your life. You will learn how to:Accurately assess the risks of buying a franchise Determine if a franchise is a good fit for your personal goalsResearch and vet potential franchise opportunitiesCreate a startup plan that meets your business goalsPrepare your franchise for successWhy dream about owning a franchise when you can take concrete steps to make it happen today? With The Franchisee Handbook as your guide, you have the power in your hands to start your own franchise journey right now.
Publication Date: 2019-01-22
Franchising and Licensing by As an experienced corporate and transaction lawyer, author Andrew Sherman offers insider insights into unique opportunities for business growth--specifically, leveraging your intellectual capital through franchising and licensing. By helping you understand what intellectual capital is, what revenue your company is entitled to, and how to manage these intangible assets, he provides the knowledge and tools necessary to keep your business not only operating, but growing in any economy. Filled with illuminating examples, stories from the field, and dozens of forms for drafting franchising agreements and licensing programs, Franchising & Licensing simplifies the strategic, legal, financial, and operational aspects of these complex but highly profitable business strategies. Readers will learn how to: raise capital, structure agreements, and protect intellectual property; create market-responsive sales, marketing, and globalization strategies; establish quality control and compliance measures; and assess opportunities for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other alternatives to franchising--among many other essential insights. Plus, the fourth edition incorporates up-to-the-minute information on regulations, best practices, web strategies, branding techniques and global trademark laws, the new FDD disclosure format, and the latest franchising trends. Comprehensive and applicable to domestic and international franchising initiatives alike, this go-to guide remains the industry standard for insights on expanding your business.
Publication Date: 2011-04-13
How to Open a Financially Successful Specialty Retail and Gourmet Foods Shop by Maybe you love exotic and unusual flavors as well as high quality products, and you wish that there was a way for you to make a living selling not just food, but food that you love talking about, tasting, and sharing with others. You have the passion, but you need information to figure out the nitty-gritty details like regulations and financing. This book will give you industry-specific advice by discussing how to refine your vision, how to market your product as a specialty food, and more. This book will also cover the basics that any retail store owner needs to know. You want to make sure that you’re not missing anything as you carefully decide if owning a gourmet retail store is right for you — and this book will guarantee that you don’t. Gourmet food products (and corresponding gourmet retail stores) are here to stay as a part of the U.S. economy, despite economic uncertainty, since they are far more affordable luxuries than many other specialty items. They have also weathered the change to a more e-commerce–filled world, even though a big part of the appeal of specialty stores is the in-person experience. Websites can be thoughtfully designed to supplement a brick-and-mortar store, or a completely online enterprise can provide specialty goods to consumers via shipping. This new A-to-Z guide is updated and completely revised to reflect changes in the specialty food industry and the technology that governs retail stores. Enjoy stories from real-life entrepreneurs and practical insights needed to start, operate, and manage a highly profitable specialty store. It is the perfect book for entrepreneurs, schools, and technical training centers.
Publication Date: 2016-06-30