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Introduction to Franchising - The franchising model, widely believed to originate with Isaac Singer in 1858, has been developed by large industries interested in franchising all commodities such as coffee, fried chicken, and pizza. For more franchise information browse our listings.

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.

Undergrad Course at Virginia Tech to Boost Franchising Awareness

March 27, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Introduction to Franchising, Young Entrepreneurs
To expand education for incoming business students, a new course to commence next spring will target undergraduates and help to promote a greater understanding of the franchise business model in the wider business world. Read more.

Understanding the Value of Working with a Qualified Franchise Broker

January 26, 2015 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise, Introduction to Franchising
Interested in franchising and not sure where to go for more detailed help according to your specific situation? Find out more about why qualified franchise advice can provide guidance that supports healthy franchise businesses. Read more.

Go Big or Go Home: Why Master Franchisees See Major Benefits

July 23, 2014 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise, Introduction to Franchising
For franchisees with the resources and desire, master franchising can be a great benefit to reaching their business goals. Read more.

Inside the Mind of Franchisees: What to Consider Before your Partnership

June 26, 2014 / BLOG POST Introduction to Franchising, Information for Franchisees, FAQ About Franchising
The kind of industry a franchise is a part of isn't the only consideration when selecting a franchise. Read this post for more points to consider when choosing a franchise. Read more.

All Profitable Franchisees Do These 8 Things

April 3, 2014 / BLOG POST Introduction to Franchising, Information for Franchisees
In his April post, the Franchise King lets readers know what the 8 things are that all profitable franchisees do. Read more.

Owner-Run vs. Semi-Absentee: What Every Franchisee Must Consider

January 30, 2014 / BLOG POST Introduction to Franchising, Information for Franchisees
One franchise industry with mostly owner-operated locations is food franchising, which lends itself well to the hands-on management style that some franchisees love. The commitment to week-in and week-out operation requires tenacity and some franchise industries usually require this kind of involvement.  Nonetheless, some industries work well for semi-absentee operators. Regardless of which b... Read more.

DO NOT Search for a Franchise to Own...Until After You Do This

January 6, 2014 / BLOG POST Introduction to Franchising, Guide to Buying a Franchise
In his January post for Franchise Direct, The Franchise King tells us what the very first thing a prospective franchise owner should do...even before researching franchises. Read more.

Multi-Unit Franchising

October 1, 2013 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Introduction to Franchising
A multi-unit franchise opportunity awards a franchisee with the rights to develop and operate a number of franchise outlets within a particular area. Read on to find out more about this business venture. Read more.

Master Franchising

September 30, 2013 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Introduction to Franchising
Master franchising is a way for franchise systems to expand by taking advantage of the business knowledge and resources of a local. Learn more with this article. Read more.
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