Franchise Articles For Franchisors, Franchisees And Those Seeking Franchise Information
In depth articles on franchising from The Bibby Group
Franchise Articles For Franchisors
Our franchise articles are based on years of consulting with both prospective and active franchisors. We’ve seen and corrected a multitude of issues ranging from startups to system reviews. If you’re thinking about franchising a business you’ll find these articles to be timely, informative and thought provoking.
Know that in the early days of franchising, industry grandfathers operated in uncharted territory, so they moved by instinct. Today is a different time and place . Legalities and sophistication of the franchise industry have both changed greatly.
We advise both active and prospective franchisors to be aware and become serious students of franchising. So, we offer you the following commentary as more food for thought. For those of you already launched, you’ll find yourself nodding in agreement as you read.
Our goal regarding franchisors is simple. We want to help them be more successful. ur motto stands the test of time: we focus on people not just projects. We know the business of franchising. And we apply that knowledge for the sake of a better industry.
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- Why Franchisors Fail – The Mortal Sin
- Franchise Relationships – The Real Facts of Life
- Franchise Area Development – Thoughts to Consider
- Franchisor Success or Failure: The Overriding Factor
- Should I Franchise My Business – Beware Of Temptations
- Franchise Business Basics for Franchisors and Franchisees
Franchise Articles For Franchisees
If you’re thinking about franchise ownership, these articles provide expert commentary ranging from deciding to be self-employed to buying a franchise. Prospective franchisees must understand that franchising is not the risk free, safe harbor it’s often advertised to be. In fact, the franchise industry has very high failure rates. Be careful.
Educate yourself on the facts regarding franchise consultants. We stress that the most critical issue challenging all franchise buyers is due diligence. That means committing to thorough investigation. If, after reading, if you have questions or concerns related to buying a franchise, just send an email.
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- Starting a Business: The Facts of Life
- Independent versus Franchise Business Opportunity
- Franchise Opportunities & Franchise Due Diligence Article
- Franchisee Prospects – Consider These Issues Before Buying
- Entrepreneurship Article – Make Your Choice With Walter Mitty
Articles On Entrepreneurship
Our articles on entrepreneurship offer a very different perspective on self-employment. Whereas business schools focus on business plans, we’ve learned that the person is the essence of any venture. And, contrary to traditional arguments, here are our beliefs as to Why Small Businesses Fail.
Entrepreneur Article One: Saving Our National Treasures
What follows is totally new thinking regarding small business success and failure. This is not an attack on traditional thinking, or a rebuke of agencies, educators, and others on the subject of entrepreneurship. It’s a journey into the personal aspects of entrepreneurship and a new perspective on solving a difficult problem. The goal, of course, is to increase the rate of small business success.