The Franchising Guide

6 Things to Ask Before You Franchise

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Author: Vinny Provenzano, Director of Franchise Development

1. What will my total investment be to open a franchise?

Franchising is more than an upfront investment, and it is important to know how much capital will be necessary from start to finish. Don’t forget to include the ... Read More »

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Featured Article: New England Real Estate

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Author: Scott Krupa, Franchise Development Manager

Real estate is a broad field, especially when you are trying to choose the best location for a new franchise. In my experience, I have found it very beneficial to consult regional experts to get an accurate picture of the local real estate market. In New England, I seek the council of Chris McMahon.

Chris recently published an article in which he pred

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Franchising Glossary

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Commonly used terms in the franchising industry

FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS (FDD)
The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is a uniform document used for disclosing franchise information to prospective franchisees. The purpose of the FDD is to educate the public about the company’s history and operating structure allowing them to make an informed decision on whether or not to franchise with them.

FDD COMPONENTS

1. The Franchisor and any Pa

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Bio: Vinny Provenzano

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With a background in Finance and a passion for business growth, Vinny serves as Director of Franchise Development for Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Vinny has helped over 200 franchisees navigate the various ph

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Bio: Scott Krupa

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As the Franchise Development Manager at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Scott assists entrepreneurs in developing and executing their visions. While building strong relationships with franchisees, Scott is able t

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