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An explanation of franchising vs. licensing, with advantages and disadvantages of each to help entrepreneurs make wise business decisions.
What's striking about the history of business plans is how little has changed. Sure, the medium we use has changed over the centuries, but the end result – having a written plan that demonstrates to the business owner and possible investors how to make a profit – has remained consistent.
If you have broad business, management and communication skills, opening a franchise business may be right for you.
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans are 45% more likely than their civilian counterparts to become successful entrepreneurs.
Here are some other reasons you might want consider franchising instead of starting a brand new business of your own.