Exploring franchise ownership is exciting — but the process of buying a franchise can be confusing. That’s why we created the Pathway to Franchise Ownership to make your franchise journey easier. We’ll take you through the six essential steps of buying a franchise and help you make an informed business decision.
Along the way, you’ll learn about the exciting world of franchising, and have access to resources and tools created specifically with entrepreneurs in mind. Ultimately, this pathway will give you the reassurance that you have done your homework to feel confident buying a great franchise business.
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Franchise Business Review has been studying franchising for over sixteen years. Our independent research brings transparency to the process by measuring franchisee satisfaction and company performance. We survey thousands of franchise owners each year to help identify the very best franchise opportunities in the marketplace. We encourage you to refer to our franchise reviews during your journey to get the inside scoop on today’s top franchises.
With over 3,000 franchise companies operating in the U.S. today and hundreds of new concepts being introduced each year, the choices for business ownership are numerous. Yet not all franchise businesses are created equal. Only the very best are rated as top franchises by Franchise Business Review. We’re excited to share our proprietary insider knowledge with you as you explore franchise ownership.
Learn more about the common costs and fees of owning a franchise, how much you can realistically afford, and get familiar with the common terms and “lingo” of franchising.
Ask the right questions of franchisees and franchisors, review credible resources, and learn how to make the most of Discovery Days.
Prepare your business plan with expert guidance, explore your financing options, and ensure you understand the Franchise Disclosure Document.