Franchise Times Guide to Selecting, Buying & Owning A FranchiseBook - 2008
Buying a franchise can be a handy shortcut to the American dream of owning your own business. But there are dangerous pitfalls--and possible drawbacks to even the best franchise deals. Here, for every prospective franchisee, is authoritative advice from a trustworthy source. The experts of Franchise Times offer their picks of the top 200 franchises and 100 up-and-comers, complete with contact information, financial requirements, fees, and more. There are practical tips on everything from hiring and marketing to financing your franchise, leasing a retail space (or setting up a home office), and deciding if you should buy or run a franchise with your spouse. With anecdotes and advice from current franchisees and franchisors, this is a book every would-be entrepreneur should read before signing a contract.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2008.
Branch Call Number: 658.8708 B471
Characteristics: xiv, 401 p. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Franchise times (Roseville, Minn.)