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Franchise Compliance Guide: Laws + Agreements

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Some of the biggest restaurant businesses on the planet are franchises. They employ thousands of people and have served billions, and with so many people affected, it's understandable why there are franchise-specific laws and regulations in place. What Does Franchise Compliance Even Mean? Who Regulates Franchise Compliance Laws?

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Key Sections of a Franchise Disclosure Document: An Annual Review Guide for Franchisors

Modern Restaurant Management

A Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) serves as the foundation of the franchisor-franchisee relationship. Not only is it a critical sales tool for the franchisor, but it also gives a prospective franchisee vital insight into the franchise opportunity and help them make an informed decision to invest.

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How to Develop a Successful Franchise Advisory Council (FAC)

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That's why many franchisors rely on a franchise advisory council (FAC). Purpose of a Franchise Advisory Council? Franchise Advisory Council Versus Franchisee Association. What is the purpose of a Franchise Advisory Council? What is the Difference Between a Franchise Advisory Council and a Franchisee Association?

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What the Joint Employer Rule Will Mean for Franchise Restaurants

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" I give a lot of keynote presentations to restaurant brands, and most of them are franchises. The franchise industry, along with many members of Congress, is pushing back on the Joint Employer Rule. Franchisors will likely increase franchise fees and royalties in a sector that already fights to maintain unit-level profitability.

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Accelerating Your Franchise Plan

Modern Restaurant Management

Gaining traction as you work to franchise your concept can take a great deal of effort and strategic thinking. After more than a decade of investing in a variety of industries and branded businesses, I’ve learned what exactly businesses need to do before they start franchising and throughout the process to maximize success.

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The Power of Storytelling: Secrets to Content Marketing for Franchise Restaurants

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Franchise brands have many goals in common: enter a new market; attract new franchisees, employees and loyal customers; increase average unit volume (AUV); and accelerate franchise expansion strategies. Why should an entrepreneur consider franchising your concept over others? Let’s talk about how to tell your story.

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The Six Most Common Franchise Problems (And How to Solve Them)

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Instead, these locations are franchised, meaning a company (the franchisor) allows an individual or group of partners (the franchisee or franchisees) to run a location of that restaurant under a certain operating agreement. At a glance, opening and operating a restaurant franchise seems like a near-perfect business decision.

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