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Fitness Franchise Industry Report 2016

September 8, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
If you’re good at developing relationships and passionate about helping people get fit, the fitness franchise industry could be a match for you. Read our report about trends and options for ownership to learn more! Read more.

The Cost to Start a Franchise and Financing Options

August 8, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Financing a Franchise, Franchise Costs, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
"How much will it cost me?" is probably the most often asked question by someone buying a franchise. This article details the costs that go into starting a franchise, as well as ways to fund your franchise dream. Read more.

Food Franchise Industry Report 2016

July 7, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
Our annual food franchise report is your one-stop shop for food franchise background, trends, and investment information. Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2016

July 5, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct News and Notes, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Franchise Direct conducted a survey of prospective franchisees for six weeks in spring 2016. The responses offer intriguing insights into the backgrounds and motivations of prospective franchisees. Read more.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Subway?

April 14, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Costs
One of the most popular searches on the internet is “how much to open a subway franchise?” This article overviews the franchisor-provided estimates for the opening of one Subway restaurant. Read more.

How Much Does It Cost to Buy a Franchise?

April 11, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Costs
This article overviews the costs involved in buying a franchise. Read more.

Security Franchises

March 29, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE
A primer on the steadily growing security franchise industry. Read more.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Fast Food Franchise in the United States?

March 24, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Costs
Fast food is the most popular segment of franchising. How much does it cost to open one of these franchises? We listed the opening cost 10 of the most well-known fast food franchises here. Read more.

Home and Senior Franchise Industry Report 2016

March 14, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
Home and senior care franchises cater to any individual who needs their services regardless of age. Read more about this in-demand field! Read more.

Franchises vs. Business Opportunities

March 7, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE FAQ About Franchising, Introduction to Franchising
While they are similar, and have many overlapping features, business opportunities and franchises have distinct differences that should be acknowledged before an entrepreneur signs on the dotted line to proceed with either. Read more.
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