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Franchise Resources Archive: February, 2008

Franchise Reporter's Book Review...

February 29, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Reads and Book Reviews
Calling all franchisee researchers! I am delighted to announce the forthcoming launch of my bi-weekly franchise book review. This is my chance to criticize, recommend and review franchise related books that will help you become better informed about the franchise industry and find the right franchise opportunity to suit you. So what’s this book review all about? Firstly, I will be reviewing a... Read more.

Franchise Trend Watch...

February 28, 2008 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Virtual Franchises: Earning Huge Profits... The latest trends within the franchise industry relate to an explosion in on-line internet franchises. On-line franchise and business ideas can really cut the cost incurred by other franchise and business opportunities that require renting a premises or running an office from home. It is also easier to set up a franchise on-line than it is to set up... Read more.

National Entrepreneurship Week 2008...

February 26, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Association News
National Entrepreneurship Week Feb.23rd-March 1st 2008. Calling all budding student entrepreneurs! It's not too late for you to view The National Entrepreneurship conferenece week which began in Washington D.C. on Monday Feb. 23rd and continues throughout different states until March 1st. You can view archived video conferences from Monday's launch in Washington DC and the rest of this week's... Read more.

America's Next Top Business Owner #2...

February 22, 2008 / BLOG POST Financing a Franchise, Young Entrepreneurs
So you’ve decided you’re interested in investing in a franchise or business opportunity, but your missing one key detail! You don’t have enough money! You need capital to invest in the franchise, buy supplies, pay your employees, pay rent/premises, pay royalties, and your own salary- you name it you need money for it all…So where do you get the necessary money from?  ... Read more.

Franchise Podcast Show...everyone invited!

February 21, 2008 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
Be the first to rate this podcast! Every now and again I will be posting a real-life franchisee success story podcast to motivate and inspire you to become America's next top business owner. Find out how real franchisees are experiencing franchising, how they successfully manage their franchise operation, what advice they have for potential franchisees and why they think its a fantastic idea to in... Read more.

High Performing Franchises...

February 19, 2008 / BLOG POST Introduction to Franchising
According to recent research conducted by The Wall Street Journal, the fast-food industry is slowly loosening its grip as the Number 1 franchise industry in the U.S. The big performers moving to the top of the franchise industry include senior-care service franchises, health and fitness franchises and security service franchises. These franchise industries are ranked as the fastest moving and m... Read more.

The Future Is Bright for Franchising in India

February 18, 2008 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
India, which has a growing middle-class of over one billion people, is now positioned as a major force in the global economy and fertile ground for investment in retail and business development. The franchising industry in India is expected to grow at an annual rate of 30 percent, and to drive the country’s current $330 retail sector even higher. Read more.

European Franchise Federation (EFF)

February 18, 2008 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The European Franchise Federation (EFF) is an international, non-profit organization that represents, encourages, and promotes the development of the European franchising industry. The association was founded in 1972. Read more.

Franchise Humor...

February 15, 2008 / BLOG POST Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, Young Entrepreneurs
Instead of college why not buy a franchise instead? I read in a recent post featured on another franchise blog about the “waste of time and money” college is! Not my words. But hey this post did make some great arguments as to why you should buy into a franchise instead of spending a fortune to attend college and then to end up with a degree that is not applicable within the business world. So... Read more.

8 Common Mistakes of Prospective Franchisees...

February 14, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise
In this blog post you will find the 8 most regular mistakes incurred by prospective franchisees. Scan through the following list and make sure you keep them as a reminder of what you should avoid when preparing to invest in a franchise or business opportunity.Some of them may sound like common sense but it is always the little things that you forget to take into account that can have huge conseque... Read more.
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