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The Franchise Business, Internet & Enhanced Relationships

Many franchised businesses now use the internet to communicate with the franchisor. This communication is mainly by way of an Intranet which is a private computer network. This can be done via the internet or via cables interconnecting the franchise network and serve to enhance the whole franchise network if done correctly. The franchisees can place orders online and check delivery dates. Some of the largest fast food franchises operate "just in time" daily deliveries to their franchise netwo........ Read More

Building Your Dream Franchise Business

Everybody dreams of becoming his or her own boss, but is it so easy to kiss your job goodbye? Yes, it is possible if you open a franchise business. Owning a franchise business opens limitless opportunities; you can become your own boss and lead a great lifestyle. With all the resources available on franchise opportunities nowadays, locating your ideal franchise business has become much easier. There are plenty of websites that provide detailed information on owning a franchise business. These w........ Read More

Converting Independent Business To Franchise

In recent times there has been the prevalence of conversion of independent businesses in same industry into franchise units. This has fostered the rise and growth of a number of franchise systems. Now the question that arises in the minds of all businesspersons is that whether considering franchise is gainful. While venturing into franchise the pros and cons of it need to be adjudged properly. Only then can you, the businessperson, proceed towards conversion of your independent businesses to fra........ Read More

Minority-owned Franchises Can Help Business Grow

Building minority partnerships through franchising can help grow your business, according to Henryk Strzeletz of Wheels America Advertising. Strzeletz, born in Poland and a 30-year resident of Germany before moving to the U.S., searches out viable markets and recruits potential business people from all walks of life who are interested in growing with his mobile advertising business, which he established in 1995. Philip Mereday, chief executive officer of WAA, shares Strzeletz's vision. Mereday........ Read More

A Franchise Business Needs These Essential Ingredients

A franchise unlike other businesses needs to have special ingredients. These include an easily duplicated business model, decent profit margins, strong brand name and future potential for growth. If these ingredients are in place then it becomes easier to recruit the ideal franchisees. A business can only be franchised if it is possible to train franchisees how to manage their territory successfully. If specialist skills are required then it becomes harder to franchise. As things currently st........ Read More

Top Ten Funny Franchise Names That Mean Serious Business

Nerds ToGo So many individuals and businesses rely on their computers for communication. Furthermore, many businesses simply can not function if their computers are not working properly. As people struggle to keep up with advancing technology, many of them work on computers everyday and still have no idea how to make even the simplest repairs when things go wrong. Of course, this is true because computers and complex machines and someone who is not qualified to work on them should always call........ Read More

To Buy A Franchise Business?

It is a well known fact that as the population increases then the number of people wanting to go into business increases –obvious but true. This is despite the fact that a large amount of businesses fail within the first two years. Ideally one would like to purchase a business for less than it takes to create one – this is not always easy and can take as much effort as the former. So just how does one take the choice of whether or not to uptake the business opportunity? The decis........ Read More

Franchise Your Business Opportunity Successfully

Do you wish to franchise your existing business opportunity? There are practical steps that need to be taken to start the process of evaluating your business to see if it would be possible to franchise. Once you have decided on the franchising route then a clear plan of action is required. Analyse the unique selling point of your opportunity. What makes your business different and better than the competitors? Why would people buy into your concept and what are the key features of your busines........ Read More

Turnkey Business Opportunities Versus Franchises

What Exactly is the Difference Between a Traditional Franchise and a Turnkey Business? A traditional franchise is a business in which authorization has been given to an entrepreneur to sell and/or distribute an established company’s goods or services in a particular area. The term “franchise” is also used to refer to a business or group of businesses that operate under such conditions. With a traditional franchise, the franchisee—that’s the individual business owner—pays the fr........ Read More

A Business Franchise Philippines Success Story

A Business Franchise Philippines Success Story In the Philippines, the term fast food is pretty much synonymous with the Jollibee brand. It took more than just one man for it to become that way, but all it took to start was a man name Tony Tan Caktiong. The humble beginning for Tony was working with his father to operate a kitchen in Fujian, China. In 1975, Tony began his entreprenuerial journey with simply a pair of two ice cream parlors in Cubao, Quezon City. Despite his success with the........ Read More

Selling A Franchise Business

Selling a franchise business is not as straight forward as selling your own business. Your franchise agreement will have detailed instructions on the procedures that you need to follow when you take the opportunity to sell your business. The franchisor will be able to assist you in valuing your business and will probably insist that you use the methods of valuation as set out in the franchise agreement. You will of course be free to seek independent advice and valuations. Be careful when s........ Read More

A Franchise Business - To Buy Or Not To Buy

Aspiring franchisees often find themselves-they have plenty funds, do not want to work for somebody else, but have little business skills. What exactly is a franchise? The word is used to refer to a business that utilises the logo, name and operation systems providing that they come up with the required funds and are prepared to give the parent company a share of the profits. Just like any other business there are positives and negatives –the future depends on several factors. A fr........ Read More

Love Movies? Perhaps A Video Franchise Business Is For You!

Starting Your Own Video Franchise Did you know that you can receive the kind of support and direction provided to franchisees and still open your own video store? Video Store Builder Home Entertainment Businesses offers prospective video store owners the chance to create their own businesses but still reap the benefits that come along with being part of a franchise. Video Store Builder assists the entrepreneur in creating his business, turnkey, from start to finish. They provide help with ........ Read More

Is A Work From Home Franchise Business Right For You?

If you’re interested in opening your own business, you should definitely consider the potential rewards of a business that would allow you to work from home. A home based business offers an amazing level of autonomy, and there are a surprising number of work at home franchise opportunities. In this article we will discuss some of the pros and cons of working from home as well as some of the available home based business franchises. Pros and cons of a home business: One major advantage of........ Read More

Unusual Franchise Opportunities - Funny Business

The most unusual franchise opportunity that I have come across specialises in cleaning mattresses! They have turned this business into an art form. The way I clean my mattresses is by taking them out on a cold day and hitting them with a hard brush. The brush dislodges all the loose material whilst the cold kills any bed bugs. This franchise has all the specialist equipment needed including hi powered cleaners, UV radiation equipment and specialist hygiene sprays. They claim that a properly c........ Read More


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