Everything you need to know about selecting a franchise to buy into as part of your entrepreneurial journey.

For a topic overview, start with our Guide to Buying a Franchise.

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The Hottest Franchises

The other day, a reporter for a Hispanic business magazine asked me what I thought the hottest franchises were this year. I hesitated, like I always do when I …

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What If Your Franchisor Goes Under?

Most potential franchisees don’t go into a franchise business feeling paranoid about the financial strength of their franchisor. That’s because would-be …

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The Franchise Discovery Day

In most cases, you’ll have to be invited to what’s known in the franchise industry as a Discovery Day. And, if you are invited to a Discovery Day, get …

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The Top Franchise Trends for 2012

There’s certainly no shortage of dynamic concepts to explore in franchising in 2012. Finding opportunities to get into a business of your own is the easy …

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Pros and Cons of Buying A Franchise

As with anything in life, there are pros and cons involved and it's important to consider every aspect of them. In this piece, we're going to take a look at …

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Introduction To Franchising

The business model of franchising has been called one of the greatest ever developed. Its popularity has to do with its proven track record of success, and …

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