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Jul

10

2018

The Best Franchise Opportunities for Veterans

You devoted several years of your life to serving your country. Now, you’re transitioning back to civilian life wondering where your next “mission” will take your career. Many military veterans consider entrepreneurial endeavors like small business ownership or franchising. And since you found yourself on the America’s Best Franchises website,…

Dec

05

2016

Are Vending Machine Franchises the Future?

For entrepreneurs looking to buy into a franchise opportunity without it requiring 40 or more hours of work a week and a major cash outlay, vending machine franchises provide the right opportunity. Because they require little maintenance or time spent, and typically require only a modest cash investment, they can…

Oct

03

2016

3 Options Beyond the Standard Franchise

Did you realize that there are other options for you as a franchise owner beyond owning a single franchise? This post will explore area development, master franchises, and multi-unit ownership to present you with additional considerations for your business endeavors. (more…)

Aug

08

2016

What Makes One Franchise Opportunity Better Than Another?

When you look at a franchise directory, it can be overwhelming. Even if you know the category of franchise you’d like to invest in, there can be dozens of options. What makes one franchise opportunity better than another? In fact, it’s not that one brand is better than another, but…

Jul

25

2016

The Best Franchise Opportunities for Veterans

If you’re one of the millions of Americans that have served your country, we salute you. For many veterans, once active duty is over, they’re interested in finding something valuable to do with their time, to make a difference in another way. Business ownership is one of the rewarding paths…

May

03

2016

5 Franchise Myths (and the Real Truths of Franchising)

Make one mention that you’re interested in starting a franchise and chances are, you’ll be hit with a tsunami of advice. Many times, this advice is laced with myths about franchise ownership. Here are five common franchise myths and the real truths about franchising that you need to know as…

Feb

11

2016

The Pros and Cons of Owning Multiple Franchises

When you first open your franchise doors, you’re probably only considering opening one location. That’s the case for many franchise owners until they get a taste of the success that can come along with this career path. To continue the same success, many franchisees start to consider owning multiple franchises….

Feb

02

2016

Use the 2015 Franchise Report as Your Franchise Buying Guide

The economic impact of retailers is undeniable, according to a 2015 study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Through retail, 42 million jobs are supported, $1.6 trillion are paid out in labor wages, and the GDP benefits by $2.6 trillion annually. There are approximately 29 million jobs in retail and 11.5 million of…

Aug

26

2015

What Your Franchise Fees Pay For

Puerto Rico High Resolution Money Sign Concept Investing in a franchise business is not exactly like buying an independent business. When you buy a business, you’ve made a purchase, and once you’ve paid for that purchase, you’re probably through with the people you purchased that business…

Jul

16

2015

Franchise and Independent Business: Would You Swap?

Robin had her own cleaning service. She operated out of her apartment, but planned to own a building in the future. When she signed on more clients than she could handle, she recruited friends and relatives to help. They didn’t know everything Robin knew — like what kind of cleaning…

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