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5 Important Tips For First-Time Franchise Buyers

Many people have the goal of owning their own business. To expedite this process, becoming a franchisee of an established brand may be an attractive option, as entrepreneurs can build off a proven formula for...
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Franchise: Could It Be Right for You?

Is a franchise the choice for you? If you’re a budding entrepreneur looking for your big break, you probably have hundreds of ideas running through your head. You may have considered any manner of industries...
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Some Laid Off Workers Turn to Franchising

The past 18 - 24 months have been tough on corporate America. I'm based in Charlotte (home of Bank of America and Wachovia/Wells Fargo) and many of my friends that work for the bank are...
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Franchises Offer Start Up Discounts to Veterans

As a way to to honor those men and women who have served in the U.S. military, the Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative, known as “VetFran,” was developed to help veterans of the armed forces transition...
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Why is now the time to jump in and buy a franchise?

Jeff Elgin of FranChoice answered host Jenna Lee’s questions on “Franchising in 2009” on Fox Business Morning C-Suite Sit-Down. His message: Despite the economy, people can still find great opportunities in franchising. Jeff Elgin of...
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Out of Work? Consider Buying A Franchise – Part 2

Earlier this month we discussed different options for those who are currently unemployed or recently heard they will be receiving a severance package and asked to look for different opportunities. While buying a franchise isn't...
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Out of work? Consider buying a franchise

Tough news in Charlotte, NC earlier this week. Wachovia Corp, one of the largest companies in Charlotte and the 6th largest bank in the United States, was purchased by Citigroup (Stock ticker C). 5,000 people...
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Franchise Organizations Secret Shop Employees

It's travel season ... last week Washington, DC for Franchise Appreciation Day and this week Franchise Update's annual Franchise Development Conference at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL. The conference agenda is helping owners of...