Looking for a franchise for sale? What are the risks?

PUBLISHED ON 11TH OF FEBRUARY 2016 ONLINE – FRANCHISING MAGAZINE Buying a franchised business is often seen by franchisees as a definite path to making large sums of money. This may be true for some, however, there are a number of inherent risks in buying a franchised business for potential franchisees which must not be ignored....
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What you can learn from the Gelare case?

PUBLISHED ON 11TH OF NOVEMBER 2015 ONLINE – FRANCHISING MAGAZINE Franchisors, beware of providing earnings predictions and be ready to back them up: the Gelare lesson Many franchise lawyers have, for many years, advised their franchisor clients not to provide any earnings estimates to potential franchisees.  Furthermore, the advice has always been that if any...
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Take steps to avoid disputes with your franchisees

PUBLISHED ON 29TH OF SEPTEMBER 2015 ONLINE – FRANCHISING MAGAZINE What can franchisors do to prevent disputes with franchisees?  Franchising industry has, over the years, endured many high profile disputes between franchisors and franchisees.  In most cases, lack of communication together with poor selection of franchisees have been the contributing factors to many franchise disputes....
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7 Mistakes to avoid when you buy a franchise

PUBLISHED ON 9TH OF JUNE 2015 ONLINE – FRANCHISING MAGAZINE PUBLISHED IN PRINT – JULY/AUG EDITION OF FRANCHISING MAGAZINE Investing in any business opportunity, franchising or stand alone, is a daunting experience.  However, when considering purchasing a franchise business, you should avoid making unnecessary mistakes and learn from others who have gone down the same path...
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Grooming Successful Multi-Unit Franchisees – What Franchisors need to know

PUBLISHED ON 6TH OF JUly 2015 ONLINE – FRANCHISING MAGAZINE There are many ways a franchisor can grow the franchise brand. Multi-unit franchising is one way for some of the most well-known brands to grow their system, especially within the retail sector.  Some types of franchise systems are more suitable for multi-unit franchising than others....
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