Buy a Franchise vs Start Your Own Business

Should I buy a franchise or start my own company? Ultimately, that’s up to you to decide. But it helps to layout the pros and cons […]

Pros and Cons of a Franchise vs. Company-owned Janitorial Business

When people find out OctoClean is a franchisor, they often have questions about why we chose to go the “franchising route” and what the benefits and […]

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 […]

Franchise vs. Company Owned Benefits

Franchising means that instead of adding a new company-owned location or business unit, you allow someone else to pay for the rights to use your name […]

Retail Franchising VS. Corporately Owned Branches

Last week we visited the first Starbucks location in Seattle, Washington (original location was actually a few doors down, but moved). Starbucks has a very strict […]

Franchising vs. Owning Your Own Business — pros and cons

Question: My husband and I have many years of experience managing restaurants for a local franchisee of a prominent restaurant chain. We have been able to […]

Starting a Business – Franchising

A business idea for a start-up doesn’t have to be original. Many new businesses are formed with the intention of offering an existing business idea. The […]

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 […]

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 […]