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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.

Franchisees to Regulators: Franchisors Must Disclose Franchise-Level Profits

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Where's the money? Alexander Hamilton on $10 bill. (Photo: Sniegowski)

WASHINGTON, D.C.— A franchise buyer's most fundamental question is, "How much can I make with this business?" Obtaining a straight-forward answer to that question has been like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack.

Does Disclosing An Item 19 FPR Really Matter?

As more franchisors make an Item 19 financial disclosure a key question is: Does this growing trend impact the franchise industry and if so how?

The ABCs of FDDs - First Installment: Item 19

One way, and perhaps the best way, to think about a franchise disclosure document (FDD) is that it represents the minimum level of information that a franchisor must provide a prospective franchisee b

Why Don’t More Franchisors Disclose Info Under Item 19?

An Item 19 disclosure is an optional franchisor financial disclosure made in the Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”).