How can I go about investigating a particular franchise that I am interested in?

  • Request an information packet from the franchiser.
  • Interview owners of current franchises.
  • Research the industry and other franchises in this industry.
  • Seek expert advice to better understand the franchise agreement.
  • Review costs related to getting into this franchise and compare them to the costs of starting a nonfranchised business in this industry."
     



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