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Women and Franchise Ownership

Nov 2 2010 - 10:36pm
There are more men than women in franchising. Why do you think this occurs? Is there something in the personality traits of men versus women that attract men more to franchising? Are there certain franchises that are more likely to attract men and others that are more likely to attract women? 
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A Lesson in the Importance of Due Diligence

Oct 28 2010 - 6:18pm
Due diligence in evaluating a franchise is an essential step to take prior to moving forward in buying a franchise.
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What Are CAM Charges and How Do I Limit Them?

Oct 26 2010 - 7:59pm
In a time of escalating costs and reduced revenues, it is important for any prospective tenant to know the types of issues that can and should be negotiated in a commercial lease. These tips for reducing CAM charges are just the start of the types of lease terms that can be negotiated to save a tenant substantial sums of money.
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Becoming a Franchisee - Part 3

Oct 18 2010 - 2:11pm
The third in the series on evaluating a franchise opportunity, this post discusses the importance of attending Discovery Day and of hiring experienced franchise counsel.
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Becoming a Franchisee – Part 2

Oct 15 2010 - 2:00pm
Description of some due diligence or homework that an individual looking to buy a franchise should do before signing the franchise agreement.
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Becoming a Franchisee - Part 1

Oct 14 2010 - 2:51pm
What arre some of the first steps an individual looking to buy a franchise should do? This is the first of 3 blogs on this topic.
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Should Franchisors Allow Franchisees to Use The Franchisor's Trade Name in Their Corporate Name?

Oct 12 2010 - 2:05pm
What are the concerns with allowing franchisees to use the franchise trade name or mark in the franchisee's corporate name?
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What Are the Key Differences Between a Franchise and a License?

Oct 7 2010 - 2:13pm
What is the difference between a license and franchise?
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What Are the Top Tips to Avoid Business Failure?

Oct 4 2010 - 2:20pm
What are the top tips for avoiding business failure? What types of legal concerns should a business be concerned about?
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On The Road to Franchising

Oct 2 2010 - 5:44pm
You have decided to franchise your business. What are the key steps needed to accomplish that goal?
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Why Is Franchise Law Unique?

Sep 29 2010 - 4:55pm
Why is it important to use experienced franchise counsel to evaluate a franchise opportunity and to franchise a business concept? The franchise laws are complex regulations that require the expertise of an attorney familiar with the regulations and the case law.
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Buying an Existing Franchise Business

Sep 7 2010 - 6:19pm
Buying an existing franchise business has advantages, however there are additional evaluations necessary.
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Franchisors Make Deals to Entice Franchisees

Aug 30 2010 - 6:54pm
In a difficult economy, franchisors are being creative in their approach to entice potential franchisees to join their system.
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Retail Leases - Caution for the Unwary Tenant

Aug 27 2010 - 8:48pm
Why does someone need an attorney to review the retail lease; isn't it just all boilerplate?
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Importance of Experienced Franchise Counsel

Aug 6 2010 - 1:00pm
Why anyone interested in investing in a franchise opportunity should retain an experienced franchise attorney
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