Monthly Archives: November 2022

When Can (and Should) Franchisees Sue for Unfair Franchise Practices?

Nov 30, 2022 - Blog by |

As a franchisee, you will quickly become familiar with the lopsided nature of the franchise relationship. But, while franchisors exert significant control over their franchisees, there are practices that go too far. These unfair franchise practices will entitle franchisees to remedies in many cases—but franchisees who fall victim to these practices need to know when it is time to assert their legal rights.

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How Should You Approach Your Franchisor About Buying a Second Franchise?

Nov 21, 2022 - Blog by |

As a franchise owner, your options for scaling your business and maximizing your profitability are limited. Not only are you likely geographically limited by your territory, but your options for expanding and offering new products and services are likely limited as well. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this is by design. Franchisors want to extract as much revenue from their franchisees as possible, and, as a result, when franchisees want to expand, their only viable option is often to buy a second franchise.

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Are Franchise Agreements Negotiable?

Nov 16, 2022 - Blog by |

“We don’t negotiate our franchise agreement.” If you have heard this from a franchisor’s sales representative, you are not alone. Many sales reps tell candidates that their franchise agreements are non-negotiable, and while some franchisors simply refuse to negotiate, more often this is a sales tactic designed to get candidates to sign on the dotted line.

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