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Should I Franchise My Business?

If you own a business, you may have considered expanding by franchising. Other companies have found success through franchising, so why couldn't you?

Managing the Franchenstein Monster

Managing the Franchenstein MonsterLEXINGTON, KY. — CNBC's hour-long documentary, Behind the Counter: The Untold Story of Franchising, reveals some of the highs and lows of franchising company practices. 

Franchisor Regrets Franchising

The problem with bad franchising is that when it is bad, it is really bad. At its worst, a franchise network spreads a bad model and practices like a virus. It has a multiplier effect with not just failure for the franchisor, but catastrophe for the numerous franchises in a chain. 

The Franchising Way to Grow

Industry leaders and consultants guide entrepreneurs on franchising and share the reasons for doing it. Oy vey, are franchisor wannabes on track for a train wreck, or what?

Where Franchising Is Going in 2009

If someone claims to know what will happen in the business of franchising through 2009, don’t believe him or her. It is going to be that kind of a year.

When Can an Idea be Franchised? Can an Idea be Franchised Successfully?

I’ve said for years that ‘any business can be franchised, but not every business should be franchised’, and I don’t think they’d be any real disagreement about that.