Franchising: Trick or Treat?

Franchising: Trick or Treat?

With the haunted season upon us, our thoughts drift to ghosts, goblins and piles of candy. We dress in costumes and try to fool our friends. And we scare ourselves silly with a slew of horror films. But there is one thing that can be scarier than a monster knocking on...
Is Owning a Franchise Profitable?

Is Owning a Franchise Profitable?

Written by the Franchise Matchmakers Team A franchise refers to a type of license that you can acquire to gain access to the knowledge, processes, and trademarks of a business to sell their products or services. As a franchisee, you pay the franchise for start-up fees...
What Are Franchise Royalty Fees?

What Are Franchise Royalty Fees?

Written By the Franchise Matchmakers Team In order to buy a franchise, you are required to pay certain fees to the franchisor in exchange for obtaining a valuable business model and all of the services, products, processes, trademarks, and continual support that go...
How Do I Pay for a Franchise?

How Do I Pay for a Franchise?

You have made the big decision to escape the cubicle and start a life of self-employment to become your own boss. You’ve looked at all the options and have landed on franchise ownership as your path to entrepreneurship. Now, you only have one big question to answer....
So, Why Does a Franchise Cost so Much Anyway?

So, Why Does a Franchise Cost so Much Anyway?

Written by Cindy Rayfield When I meet with clients who are looking to buy a business, I am usually asked, “Why is the initial franchise investment so high?” Relatively speaking, the investment for franchises, whether in Colorado where we are based or in other parts of...