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How Do You Determine the Initial Investment for the FDD?

Item 7 of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) requires franchisors to set out in a prescribed tabular format a franchisee’s estimated initial investment – i.e., all the expenses required by the franchise agreement and all other costs necessary for a franchisee to commence business. These costs go beyond the fees in Item 5-Initial Franchise Fees […]

What Franchise Model Should You Use?

There are 4 main types of franchise models for business format franchising: Single Unit, Multi-Unit Development, Conversion, and Master Franchise. We discuss the benefits of each for a prospective franchisor.