Might you like to be self-employed but are scared to start a business from scratch? A franchise can be tempting. Alas, too often, franchises fail.
Conversely, if you run a successful business, it can be tempting to franchise it. Perhaps you see images of money rolling in while others are running clones of your business. Alas, there are governmental, legal, and other roadblocks galore.
Whether a prospective franchisee or franchisor, someone who’s already in that game, or simply are curious about that sometimes dubious-feeling world of Subway sandwiches, Merry Maids housekeepers, and Meineke Mufflers, might want to tune in to Work with Marty Nemko on Sunday, April 29, 2012.