Buying a Franchise: Tips, Tools & Tales for Doing It Right by
Carolyn Herfurth and Bev Bachel (Paperback - Jan 15, 2007). Idea
Girls; 1st edition (January 15, 2007).
Franchise ownership offers the freedom and
flexibility of running your own business, while also providing a proven template for
success. More information
Franchise Bible by
Erwin J. Keup (Paperback - Jul 6, 2007).
Entrepreneur Press; 6 edition (July 6, 2007).
This proven, popular reference has been
completely updated to better guide you through the current franchise environment.
Real-life examples of both service- and product-oriented franchises and useful checklists
prevent mistakes and save time and money. Contact information for state and federal
franchising regulatory agencies and a listing of useful publications guide you to the
resources you need. Robert Smith, founder of Granite Transformations, describes how he
successfully opened franchises nationwide based on guidelines in previous editions. More information
International Perspective by
Frank Hoy (Hardcover - Dec 20, 2002).
Routledge; 1 edition (December 20, 2002).
A unique collection of articles that offers a
handpicked selection of the main outstanding classic works in franchising knowledge. More information
Licensing: Two Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business in Any Economy by Andrew J. Sherman
(Hardcover - Jan 2, 2004). AMACOM; 3
edition (January 2, 2004).
For well over a decade, Franchising &
Licensing has been the standard reference for industry executives, consultants, and
academics. Covering every aspect of these complex but highly profitable business
strategies, the new third edition is applicable to domestic and international franchising
initiatives alike. Every chapter has been brought up to the minute, with timely and
detailed information. More information
Franchising, Second Edition by
Rupert M. Barkoff (Paperback - Jan 25,
2005). American Bar Association; 2 edition (January 25, 2005).
This book provides you with a well-rounded
overview of franchise law and will alert you to issues that may require further research
or expertise. More information
Franchising in Emerging Markets: China and Other Asian Countries by Dianne Welsh and
Ilan Alon (Paperback - Mar 2005). CCH, Inc.
International franchising has assumed an
increasingly important role for franchisors seeking to expand their businesses. The
saturation of domestic markets, the rise of international communication and trade, the
relaxation of trade barriers, and the globalization of business in general have all
encouraged franchisors to cross national borders to reach new markets for their products
and services. More information
Franchising in Emerging Markets: Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America by
Dianne H.B. Welsh and Ilan Alon and Editors (Paperback
- Mar 2005). CCH, Inc. (March 2005). More information
Wealth at the Bottom of the Pyramid by Jason S.
Fairbourne, Stephen W. Gibson, and W. Gibb, Jr. Dyer (Hardcover - Jul 30, 2007). Edward
Elgar Publishing (July 30, 2007). More information
The Economics of
Franchising by Roger D. Blair and Francine Lafontaine (Hardcover - April 11, 2005). Cambridge University
Press (April 11, 2005).
This book describes in much detail both how and why franchising works. It also analyses
the economic tensions that contribute to conflict in the franchisor-franchisee
relationship. The treatment includes a great deal of empirical evidence on franchising,
its importance in various segments of the economy, the terms of franchise contracts, and
what we know about how all these have evolved over time, especially in the US market.
The Franchise Ratings Guide: 3000 Franchisees Expose the Best
& Worst Franchise Opportunities by Gary
M. Kowalski (Paperback - Feb 28, 2006). iUniverse, Inc.
(February 28, 2006).
The Franchise Ratings Guide provides
essential and thorough advice on pre-purchase steps, in-depth, actual owner insight from
more than 3,000 franchise owners, and reference data on each company surveyed, including
contact, investment, and royalty information. Its got all the information you need
to make an informed investment decision. More information
Ultimate Book of Franchises by
Rieva Lesonsky and Maria Anton Conley (Paperback - May 1, 2007). Entrepreneur
Press; 2 edition (May 1, 2007).
Entrepreneur magazine presents the gold
standard for franchise directories, a reference guide bursting with everything you need to
know about buying a franchise. Culled from Entrepreneur magazine's 30 years of research
and reporting on the world of franchises, this book is jam-packed with practical, how-to
advice to guide you through every step on the road to franchise ownership. Plus, it offers
essential information on more than 1,000 of today's hottest franchises. More information
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