Wants to start own business ?

Cape Town – For someone who has caught the entrepreneurial spirit and wants to start their own business, their choices are typically twofold: buy a franchise […]

Franchising Vs Company Owned Expansion

While business owners are always confronted with the options of whether to expand their businesses through franchising or through own stores, we help them analyze and […]

Should You Buy a Franchise or Start Your Own Business?

Marc was facing a point in his life when he felt he needed more than just a paycheck. He wanted a job where he could call […]

Franchise VS. Independent: Learning From The Other Guy

From sure-fire formulas to unique offerings, both franchises and independent businesses have their strengths and weaknesses. Augment your business by knowing what works for the “other […]

Franchise vs. Company Owned Benefits

Deciding whether you should franchise your small business to accelerate expansion and supply more capital or if you should maintain a company-owned model depends on numerous […]

Company Owned Vs. Franchised Chains

Companies seeking to expand may face the dilemma of whether to build their own units or turn to franchising. With the latter process, the company sells […]

Should You Sell Franchises or Build a Chain?

Just because a particular business can be franchised does not mean it should be franchised. Any business owner who is considering expansion would be well advised […]

Opening a Franchise Versus a Company Owned Location

I would think about this issue in terms of the owner’s personality. For example, franchisors use OPM (other people’s money), and OPT (other people’s talent) to […]

Chain Vs. Franchise

As a business grows there are many strategic decisions that must be addressed. One of the decisions that the parent corporation must make is whether it […]