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Is This the Time to Franchise Your Tutoring Business?

Tutoring is a booming business. In the U.S., it is reportedly a $4.9 billion industry. It is considered to be relatively recession-resistant in that parents are reluctant to cut education services to help their children. While in-person tutoring is likely to continue to experience strong growth, online learning may be even stronger. The size of […]

Is a Master Franchise Model Right for You?

As discussed in a previous post, there are several types of franchise models including Single Unit, Multi-Unit Development (or Area Development), Conversion, and Master Franchise. Each has its advantages and disadvantages based on the franchisor’s expansion goals for its business. In a Master Franchise model, the franchisor sells the franchisee the right to offer and sell […]

COVID-19 Results In States Extending Franchise Filings

As the coronavirus spreads across the U.S., the federal and many state governments are providing relief to businesses by extending the deadlines on various filings. Among the areas receiving attention are state registration and filing deadlines for franchisors. Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) must be prepared and updated annually within 120 days after the franchisor’s fiscal […]