If you are buying a franchise you need to do a thorough investigation of the franchised opportunity.
The relationship between a franchisor and its franchisees is an involved and special business relationship. Finding the right franchise partner is much like finding a suitable partner to marry. Our Franchise Relationship information document will help you understand and give you some insight into the franchise relationship.
The following checklists contain questions that may assist you with your investigation.
Questions relating to the Franchisor
Questions relating to the Franchisor’s assistance to you
Questions relating the the experience of other franchisees
Questions relating to Territory and Location
Questions relating to the Franchise Agreement
Questions relating to Products and Services
Have a look at our Tips for Franchisees which may be helpful in making your decision once the investigation has been done.