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Franchisors: How to Manage Successful Franchise Resales

There are many reasons franchisees decide to sell their franchise – retirement, relocation or the simple desire for a fresh challenge (to name just a few). Selling an existing franchise is commonly called a franchise resale. As the franchisor, it’s important to have a system in place to support your franchisees through the resale process. […]

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8 Key Steps for Selling Your Franchise

Selling an existing franchise is commonly called a franchise resale and it’s a big step for any franchisee. After all, you’ve invested a lot of energy and money making your business a success. So, when the time comes to sell up and move on, you’ll want to achieve the best possible sale for your business. How […]

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Franchisees: 10 Essential Tips to Negotiate a Strong Commercial Lease

Is property a fundamental part of your franchise? Perhaps you need to rent office, retail or restaurant space. Whatever your property needs, your commercial lease is a key part of building a successful business. The lease is a legally-binding contract, between you and the landlord, which documents your rights and responsibilities as a commercial tenant. […]

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Do you know the brand value of your franchise?

Do you know the brand value of your franchise? The value of your brand could, in time, surpass the value of your company’s physical assets.  If you don’t protect it, you could be endangering the future value of the very business you’ve worked so hard to create. This is particularly relevant when we’re talking about […]

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Goldstein Legal’s Ten Top Tips for Buying a Franchise

It’s the beginning of a new year. Could this be the time to act on those resolutions and embark on a new business venture?  Buying a franchise business may well be the answer.  It is an exhilarating and often, profitable experience.  Yet as with any business venture, it is not without risk. That is why […]

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What to Consider When Buying an Existing Franchise

If you’re thinking of buying a franchise remember, new isn’t always better. Have you considered buying an existing franchise? The sale and purchase of an existing franchise is commonly called a franchise resale. This is becoming an increasingly popular choice for prospective franchisees in the UK. But is it right for you? In this article, […]

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BIFE 2018

Meet us at the British & International Franchise Exhibition!

The British & International Franchise Exhibition is just around the corner! It’s an essential event for anyone with an interest in the franchise industry. The exhibition, in partnership with the British Franchise Association (bfa), takes place on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March 2018 in Olympia London. With over 60 bfa affiliated exhibitors, seminars, workshops and panel […]

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How to Franchise Your Brand in the U.S.

It is broadly agreed that the USA is the first home of business-format franchising. Most world-renowned franchise brands originated there and franchising accounts for over US$890 billion in direct economic output (2015/2016). There are approximately 780,000 franchise businesses in the USA, which employ 8.8 million people. US franchising also often outperforms the economy in terms […]

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Operations Manual

What to expect from your franchisor: the Operations Manual

With the National Franchise Exhibition 2017 fast approaching, if you are a potential franchisee it is time to start researching all the different opportunities that are open to you.  Thorough research and knowledge of how franchising works is imperative if you are going to invest wisely and find the franchise that will work for you. […]

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Want to bring an American franchise to the UK? And suceed?

Want to bring an American franchise to the UK? And succeed? Ayla Karmali offers four important considerations to understand before you franchise an American brand. There is no shortage of American franchises in the UK. Indeed, the best known global brands, particularly in the fast food sector, are American:  McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Pizza Hut, Papa […]

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