An Introduction to Franchising For Prospective Franchisees

December 16, 2010, 10:06 AM

The International Franchise Association has newly updated an excellent publication which gives prospective franchisees a comprehensive resource to help guide them through the process of becoming business owners. An Introduction to Franchising includes general information about franchising, as well as descriptions of the different types of franchises, an introduction to the legal issues a prospective franchisee should consider, details about the Franchise Disclosure Document, information on how to begin a search for the right franchise, cost considerations, and a guide to determining whether franchising is a good fit for the prospective franchisees personality and background. The publication can be found at http://emarket.franchise.org/Insider/images/introtofranchising_final.pdf. --Stephen E. Story