220 Best Franchises to Buy: The Essential Sourcebook for Evaluating the Best Franchise Opportunities

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Crown Publishing Group, Feb 24, 2010 - Business & Economics - 704 pages
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Today's economic climate, dominated by corporate giants and chains, can be a tough place for a new face, but buying a franchise is the best opportunity for a budding entrepreneur. 220 Best Franchises to Buy, revised and updated with all-new franchise ideas, shows you how to get in on the ground floor--and how to reap the benefits of running your own business without running all the risks.
Here are all the facts you need to make an informed decision about the franchise operation that best suits your professional goals, financial resources, and personal needs. The book features a step-by-step breakdown of potentially confusing areas such as financial responsibilities and licensing fees. You'll also learn about what kind of training and marketing to expect for your money, and how to negotiate a contract in your favor.
This new edition of a business classic has been completely updated and revised to include franchise opportunities for the new millennium--everything from advertising to the fastest-growing chains of health clubs. With over fifty thousand copies in print, 220 Best Franchises to Buy is one of the most trusted sources of franchise information for today's entrepreneurs.

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10 The Employment Industry
11 The Food Industry
12 The Health and Beauty Industry
13 The Home Construction Improvement and Maintenance Industry
14 The General Maintenance Industry
15 The Printing and Photographic Industry
16 The Real Estate Industry
17 The Retailing Industry

6 Know Your Legal Rights and the Terms of the Contract
Part IIThe Franchises
Introduction to Part II
7 The Automotive Industry
8 The Business Services Industry
9 The Education Industry
18 The Travel Industry
PART IIIAppendices and Index
Appendix 1
Appendix 2

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THE PHILIP LIEF GROUP is a Princeton area-based book-producing company that has created a wide range of books for small businesses, including 101 Best Businesses to Start, Moonlighting: 148 Great Ways to Make Money on the Side, and The Best Home-Based Franchises. LYNIE ARDEN, a business writer with fifteen years' experience, is the author of The Work-at-Home Sourcebook and Franchises You Can Run at Home.

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