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Getting The Perfect Interweb Franchise Opportunity For Yourself

An increasing number of us are wanting world wide web franchise opportunities plus there is a soaring interest for the population seeking to operate a work at home online franchise business.

Top Five Ways EBITDA Deceives

EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization) is considered an important metric to look at when one is considering buying a franchise or small business. But hold on, advises this CTP (Certified Turnaround Professional). EBITDA deceives, he says, making the company look better than it really is. He goes so far as to call the metric "a fairy tale."

Former Hardee's Franchisee Buys 24 Pizza Hut Restaurants

Lisa Albert, an Atlanta businesswoman who formerly owned 25 Hardee's locations throughout the southeast, has finalized the deal to acquire 24 refranchised Pizza Hut units in the Baton Rouge area.

Seven Questions to Ask Your Franchisor Before Leasing Commercial Space

Many future franchisees think that when they join a franchise system, the franchisor will complete everything for them. Think again!

Lapels Dry Cleaning Introduces Area Representatives and Satellites

Lapels Dry Cleaning, a chain of over 70 franchised outlets by Hanover, Massachusetts based franchisor Next Step Franchising has launched an area representation multiunit franchise model to help it accelerate franchise sales throughout the United States.

HVAC Franchisees Discuss the Franchise Experience

Why should an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) specialist buy a franchise when he can be an independent businessman? Several franchisees share why they think that with the right company, the advantages are significant.

Franchisee Due Diligence of Franchisors: Lessons from Applebee's

In the November 2016 Restaurant Finance Monitor, published by John Hamburger and Franchise Times, there is an excellent article about current issues underway in the Applebee’s system. Applebee's problem is also broadly present in parts of the restaurant franchise space.

Franchise Earnings Disclosures Help Deliver Franchise System Growth

Buying a franchise is about choosing a business that you can make money at. It’s that simple. Passion for the brand is great, but passion doesn’t put money in your pocket.

Forever Yogurt Multi-Unit Owner Tells How He Got Started

Sam Sheth, who owns three Forever Yogurt franchise locations and at least one Red Mango, shares how he chose Forever Yogurt over a couple of pizza franchises he was also considering and the road he's traveled since that decision around three years ago.

Multi-Unit Franchisee Freezes Moe's Expansion in Columbia, MO

Franchisee Jeff Offutt, who owns 44 Subway franchises, several Five Guys Burgers and Fries and 3 Moe's Southwest Grills, has put a hold on his plan to add a fourth Moe's in South Columbia because two of his three Moe's are doing "so-so" business.