When I was in my late twenty’s, I had a horrible experience buying into a popular franchise concept. I am a lover of all things business and have been self-employed most of my adult life. After my sour franchise experience, I have investigated hundreds of franchises trying to find just the right thing. At this point I consider myself a franchise investigation pro. Here are the questions you need to know to ask in order to properly vet a franchise.
PRWeb.com: Maui Wowi Hawaiian continues to expand its presence in the franchise companyâ€™s home state of Colorado with its newest franchisee, Stormy Burge. She joins Maui Wowi to bring the gourmet Hawaiian coffees and all-natural, fresh fruit smoothies to Colorado. â€œI had never heard of Maui Wowi, but once I came across it, I knew […]
ktre.com: European Wax Center, one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing companies in America, is opening its doors in Tulsa on Oct. 1 in the Tulsa Hills Shopping Center at 71st Street South and U.S. Highway 75. The newest location of the franchise will bring upscale, affordable and professional waxing to the Tulsa community in a […]
Finance.yahoo.com: Nearly 53 years after its founding in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Domino’s Pizza today opened its 10,000th store and celebrated the milestone in Turkey â€“ one of the fastest-growing markets for the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. One day after opening its 9,999th store, located in Carlsbad, California, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) opened its milestone store […]
Fast Casual: Mama Fu’s Asian House has implemented a more contemporary design in three of its restaurants with plans to give all new locations the updated look. Mama Fu’s expects to have another 10 to 14 units open by the end of 2013. “Our primary franchise objective is to increase unit level revenue, and the […]
â€ŽFranchise India: The Body Shop, an international cosmetics and toiletries brand has opened its first store in Siliguri in West Bengal. The brand’s master franchise for India is Quest Retail Pvt. Ltd, a part of The Planet Retail group. The new store located at Cosmos Mall will make brandâ€™s quality products accessible to the customers […]
Sydney Morning Herald (blog): Question: I am currently working as an accountant but I am looking to buy a franchise in the hospitality industry (a cafe). What should you look for before making a commitment to purchase a business? What can I do to minimise the risk? Answer: I am not sure whether you are […]
Franchising.net.au: Convenience franchise, NightOwl, has opened a new store in Queensland’s Fernbrooke and celebrated the occasion with free giveaways and a Brain Chill Challenge. Opening last weekend, national buying and marketing manager for NightOwl, Richard Elsley said the franchise had received a lot of positive feedback from locals. “We held our iconic brain chill challenge […]