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  • What is a Franchise?
    What is a Franchise?

    Everywhere you look, you see franchises. You see franchised restaurants, clothing stores, entertainment venues. And if you need your lawn cut, you can probably find a service franchise that does that. ...

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  • Business Ramp-Up
    Business Ramp-Up

    Franchise Shoppers are smart to research the ramp up required in a business - both in terms of effort and in calendar time. Logically, one needs to eat and pay the mortgage while ramping up their new ...

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  • How Much Should a Service Franchise Cost?
    How Much Should a Service Franchise Cost?

    Let's start the answer to this question with a question: What would it cost a person to launch an independent service business; without the help of a franchise? With that dollar figure as a starting ...

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  • Fast Forward: The Day You Sell Your STOP Franchise
    Fast Forward: The Day You Sell Your STOP Franchise

    The primary intention of the franchise business model, as it became popular in the 1960's and '70's, was to provide business knowledge and the systems that had been proven effective in a particular ...

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  • What is an FDD Franchise Disclosure Document?
    What is an FDD Franchise Disclosure Document?

    Part 1 in a blog series from Brian Clark, Service Team of Professionals As you search for the right franchise opportunity, you will learn new vocabulary. You'll hear words like Franchise Disclosure ...

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