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General advice relating to the acquisition and opration of franchises, primarily from a legal perspective.

A Minimum Wage For Franchisees?

In the national debate surrounding the minimum wage, advocates on both sides of the issue use small franchised businesses like sandwich shops as example of small businesses that will be affected by an increased minimum wage. Opponents argue that these businesses are operating on thin margins and claim any increase in the minimum wage would be disastrous.

How much Royalty will I have to pay investors?

How much Royalty will I have to pay investors?

This is the first question most people have so let's explore the answer.

Passive Income: How do you get it? Work or Earn

$4 Million or $31 Million?

If you could invest the same amount in the same franchise just two different ways, which would you choose?

“ Un -equity” An Alternative Way To Fund Your New Franchise

Funding a franchise is not only one of the first challenges for a new franchise owner, it is also one of the more difficult tasks to accomplish because it is not som

Funding vs Financing a Franchise

Financing implies you owe money, funding implies you don't. Funding is best, here is how to get funded.

Top 5 Things a Franchisee Association Should Be Doing Today to Be Successful!

It’s no secret that independent franchisee associations are extremely helpful in providing education, performing research and advocating for franchisee interests.

Amazon CEO Bezos on Being an Entrepreneur

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos has a huge operation now, but it began in 1994 with his seeing a need and a new way of filling it, then putting together the necessary steps from there to where Amazon.com is now.

New Lawyers Learn to Start Affordable Law Firms

Recent law school graduates are facing two problems, writes John Tozzi of BloombergBusinessWeek. First, there are more graduating attorneys than big firms want to hire.

Why 60 Percent of Restaurants Fail in the First 3 Years

Sixty percent of restaurants fail in the first three years, according to Christine Letchinger, associate professor at Kendall College in Chicago.

Europe and China Spy on American Businessmen

Traveling to Europe or China? Don't leave anything you don't want copied or downloaded in your hotel room, unless you don't mind your host country having complete access to that information, says Bob Baer, former CIA operative.