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August 9, 2017

FDD Dispute Resolution Basics

Wouldn’t it be great if we took a page out of Disney’s book and everything finished with a happy ending? Unfortunately, real life doesn’t include fairy godmothers, genies, and an endless stream of happy endings. In the franchising world, disputes happen. When they can’t be resolved in-house, the two parties end up in litigation.

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July 31, 2017

What Marketing Systems Should You Establish for a Franchisee?

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re in the midst of a marketing revolution. With the rise of social media, video, and whatever the next new platform brewing below the surface is, businesses can easily get overwhelmed when putting together a marketing plan. Yet, effective marketing becomes increasingly important in the face of stiff competition and crowded marketplaces.

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July 11, 2017

Red Flags in the FDD—What to Watch out For

So you’ve found a franchise you want to buy into and are eager to jumpstart the process. Then comes navigating all the paperwork. At this point, you’ll be introduced to the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). If you’ve never studied law, this is likely the most legalese you’ve ever seen.

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