Buying a Franchise articles


2016 Child and Senior Services Franchisee Satisfaction Snapshot

Researchers at Franchise Business Review shed light on how franchisees in the senior and child services franchise sectors feel about the investment opportunity and more.


After Selling His Company for $50 Million, Leeward Bean Entered Franchising

After selling his scientific instrument company, Ocean Optics, in 2004, Leeward Bean was enjoying his well earned retirement when two of his former employees lured him out of it to help them launch a new business idea. Read how the experience eventually led to the creation of the Big Frog Custom T-Shirt franchise.


Franchise Disclosure Documents Protect Those Who Take The Time To Read Them

Before you invest in a franchise, it’s essential to obtain and carefully review its Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to ensure the system you are considering investing in is strong as well as ethical. This article features a quick overview of what FDD Items entail and why taking the time to understand each one is worthwhile.


Why Smart Franchise Investors Gauge Franchisee Satisfaction Prior to Investing

Franchisee satisfaction is a key indicator regarding the health of a franchise brand as well as whether or not it delivers on its franchisees’ expectations. Learn how you can get honest input from franchisees regarding the franchise you are interested in investing in.