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Why Franchising Worked For Me
Being a franchise owner can be an extremely rewarding experience. If you have the motivation and the right tools, you can really make the business your own. Here are a few reasons why franchising with The UPS Store worked for me and some tips on how to make the most of your store or center.
Learn How to Grow Your Business from the Experts
Did you know that only about 50% of small businesses are able to last three years or longer? Do you want to be one of the businesses that is to succeed, profit, and grow?
The KASE, a Popular International Smartphone and Tablet Accessory Retail Concept, Now Franchising in the United States
Rapidly gaining a foothold in domestic markets worldwide, The KASE has more than 95 premium locations in key markets including France, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and India. Now, The KASE is ready to expand its U.S. presence through an aggressive franchise expansion program. Sales forecasts call for hundreds of new U.S.-based The KASE franchise locations within the next two years.
The first point I made ties into this, but you need to make sure you’ve done your research before you go ahead and sign a franchising agreement. And that doesn’t just mean from a financial perspective. There are so many other aspects in running a franchise that you need to understand before you get started. Most of this information can be found in the Franchise Disclosure Documents. Some of the most important things you should take a look at would be any legal issues the franchisor might have and the churn rate of franchises. Both of those could potentially be pretty significant red flags that might make you want to reconsider whether or not you want to open that franchise.
5 Ways to Evaluate Your Franchise Options
A great way to go and figure out whether or not the franchise you’re thinking about is the right one for you is to just go into a location and take a look around. Watch how things run. Talk to some of the employees or the customers. Figure out what day to day operations are like. If you have a big problem with the day to day business for any reason then it probably isn’t the right franchise for you. But if you go there and think that the business is great then it’s probably a good fit.
Wayback burgers Continues Record Growth In Second Quarter
Cheshire, CT, July 16, 2015– Wayback Burgers, a better burger fast casual chain based out of Cheshire CT, continues its strong 2015 growth with a strong second quarter performance both in international and domestic development.
10 Business Opportunities for Under $25K
Here’s just a snapshot of a few of those options that are available.
A Break Down of Franchise Royalty Fees
When you first start your franchise you typically pay a franchise fee upfront. This will cover a variety of things that depend on the franchise you're dealing with, but often it will go towards initial training, marketing, and the rights to use the franchises logos, names, systems, and products. But that's not the only fee that franchisees will pay to a franchise. In addition to the initial franchise fees, the vast majority of franchises will charge their franchisees royalties that can come in one form or another. These royalties will often go towards ongoing training, sales of goods directly from franchisor to franchisee, and advertising and marketing efforts. The exact terms for these royalties are set out in your franchise agreement, but they come in a few common forms.
Franchise Financing Options
Recently I've received a few questions from our users about what their options are when it comes to financing their franchise. So I figured it might be a good idea to put together a quick post outlining some of the options out there for financing your new franchise.