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.
Similar to the past years, the fastest growing franchise concepts continue to be restaurants, fitness centers and beauty salons. Could now be the time for you to follow your heart and find just the right opportunity? See our list.
I am a former owner of a Creamery franchise. I had never owned a franchise before and I did not do the proper amount of due diligence or ask the right questions. I paid dearly for those mistakes. Please read my story here as I had a true franchise nightmare.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity which allows you to jump on board with an established brand and work to a tried and tested formula, a franchise could be the perfect solution for you. There are all kinds of business opportunities out there online, most of which start with something along the lines of ‘"Make a Ton of Money an hour from your front room." Guess what? If it looks to good to be true...it probably is.
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With a new-store opening cost between $1,000,000 to $2,000,000, Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena Franchise is not for the faint of heart. Still, Franchisee Chris Bouma from Grand Rapids, Michigan is happy with his franchise choice and tells us, “It takes an incredible amount of time and quite a bit of business savvy. You will work harder than you ever have, but it is also exciting and rewarding at the same time. Be prepared to answer about a thousand questions every day. You’re the boss and you need to be able to make decisions quickly and move on.”
Exclusive list of the 2016 top franchises for sale. Our list of the best franchises will give you the opportunity to start your own business with the most potential.
Sure, many of today’s franchises require a lot of capital to get started, but that’s certainly not true of all of them. These top low cost franchises offer affordable options to start your own business so check them out!
Once again, things are looking up for the franchise industry. After five solid years, growth is once again on the horizon.
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The lower unemployment numbers among veterans reflect both a nationwide effort to specifically hire veterans as well as veterans taking matters into their own hands through entrepreneurship.
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Gourmet Shaved Ice Truck Franchise Ranked #1 in the Frozen Desserts Category FLORENCE, KY–Kona Ice announced today that it has been named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015Franchise 500® list, considered the "best and most comprehensive franchise ranking" in...
We recently spoke with Mishaan, president and founder of OXXO Care Cleaners, offering revolutionary garment care for the same price as traditional cleaners, with added benefits, such as 24/7 ATM-style pickup and customer loyalty rewards.

Top-Rated Sports Franchises

People are passionate about sports, including you, and with the growth of organized sports reaching unprecedented levels, it’s time for you to get in the game with one of today’s top-rated sports franchises.

Best Pet Franchises to Own

Now is the perfect time to capitalize on the increasing demand and invest in one of the many pet franchises available.
To help you get started with your search, we’re providing you with what we think are the best websites to find franchise opportunities.
The company has signed a deal under which a new US-based franchisee company, LA Fitness Cryo, will offer cryotherapy services at 40 LA Fitness sites over the next two years throughout the U.S.
While you don’t need any specialized skills to become an owner of most childen’s franchises, it definitely helps to have a love of kids.
The fitness industry is booming across America. You might not realize this, but such a business can now be run almost entirely from your home, and even on a part-time basis.
America's passion for health and fitness has fueled the growth of fitness franchises to all new heights.