Franchising in the U.S.: Pros and Cons

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Self-Counsel Press, 1988 - Business & Economics - 148 pages
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Buying a franchise can be a good, lower-risk way to go into business for yourself, but it is not an instant road to success. If you are interested in buying into a franchise, or if you are just interested in how franchises work, this book is for you. It has questionnaires to help you identify suitable franchisors and practical advice for finding the right type of franchise for you.

Terms of royalties, franchise sites, and unethical pyramid schemes are explained fully. In addition, details of a franchise contract are discussed and a sample contract is included.

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MARTIN G. JAGELS is Professor Emeritus at the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.

MICHAEL M. COLTMAN was chair of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Administration at the British Columbia Institute of Technology until his retirement.

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