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Know What You Need For A Loan (And How Likely You Are To Get It)

The steps to buying a franchise are a lot like buying your first home. You figure out where you want to live, how much you need to borrow, and then you find a bank that will provide you with a prequalification letter so sellers take you seriously. BoeFly offers a new tool that helps you do just that.


Multi-Unit Franchising is Booming, According to a New Research Report

The median annual pre-tax Income of the multi-unit franchisees Franchise Business Review surveyed was $88,000. 29% earned more than $150K and 16% earned over $250K. By contrast, 11% of single-unit franchise owners earn more than $150K and only 4% earn over $250K.


How Much Does a Franchise Cost?

How Much Does a Franchise Cost? Wow… that’s a tough one! It’s similar to buying a car or a house – there is a huge range in price between various franchise opportunities. What’s important to understand are three key pieces of information related to cost: 1.) initial capital required, 2.) total initial investment, and 3.)


The Craft Beer Craze Food Franchises Are Cashing In On

According to GuestMetrics, which gathers check-level data from the Point-of-Sales systems, the average guest check that includes food and a mainstream American beer is about $73.00, while a craft beer drinker’s food and beverage check totals $86.00.


Attn: Smart CEO’s

I often joke we should create a marketing campaign around “Franchise Business Review. We make you look smarter!”. After reading How to Make the Most of Your First 100 Days as CEO, I think I’m on to something. The article outlines three steps all new CEOs who place a priority on the health and wealth


The Most Important Franchise Operations Tool You May Not Be Using

In June 2015, over 100 franchisors learned how to run their brand more successfully via Franchise Business Review’s 2015 Ops Webinar Series. They benefitted from the insight of 15 respected franchise industry leaders who shared their experiences, expertise, and favorite resources during five online sessions.

Throughout the series, one idea kept that regardless of the session topic was…


The Perfect Time To Reach Candidates

Search activity ticks up Sunday evening, specifically between 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm ET, as denoted by the brighter red markers in the graphic. It then continues for all of Monday’s typical waking hours, peaking for the day at around 1:00pm ET, when the greatest number of North Americans across the four time zones is taking lunch.