Lists franchises for sale, information about franchises and business opportunities, and resources to learn about franchising and small business ownership. Search by industry, location and/or desired investment range.
The International Franchise Association (IFA) is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. IFA’s mission is to protect, enhance and promote franchising through government relations, public relations and educational programs.
The American Franchisee Association (AFA) is a national trade association of franchisees and dealers. The AFA works to improve the industry of franchising while protecting its members’ economic investments in their businesses.
Includes chapters on evaluating your business options, understanding franchise documents, buying a local business, buying a local franchise operation, franchise marketing, franchising basics, alternative methods of expansion, franchise laws, and more.
This book offers step-by-step tips and advice on how to properly research and select a franchise business. Get tips on how to locate information about franchises, current industry trends, interviews with franchisors, and hot franchise opportunities. Offers a self-evaluation to determine if you are "franchise material." Describes how to choose the right franchise for your situation Lists the crucial questions to ask current franchise owners.
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Ultimate Book of Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine
Call Number: REF HF 5429.23 .L47 2007
This reference book offers a directory of franchises arranged by type of business. Each entry includes number of franchises, costs including franchise fee, qualifications, information on training, the types of business and marketing support offered, and more. the book also includes much "how-to" information for potential franchise owners.
Location: 3rd Level
Includes top 10 lists for both quick- and full-service restaurants, listings for more than 320 restaurant and food-service franchises, details on contacts, costs, size, training, support and franchisee qualifications, and a complete overview of the franchise industry.