What I really like about Franchise King Joel Libavaâ€™s post Shocking Facts About Franchising Success Rates Revealed is how clearly he calls out the sleazy or sloppy (take your choice) use of very old statistics to mislead and entice people.
A simple scan of some of the cheaper-looking websites that some of the franchise brokerage outfits include as part of their, â€œStart-Up Packages,â€ are very telling. Newer franchise brokers and, â€œConsultants,â€ regularly copy and paste paragraphs of gunk that cite franchise success statistics from 20-30 years ago. (That have since been been disproven.)
Well done Joel.