Franchise and Business Opportunities

If you’re a franchise owner or you’ve been researching the franchise industry, you’ve probably already discovered how much this type of business differs from others. Since franchises have their own rules, regulations, and culture, they need to be treated and analyzed separately from other business structures. At Bright Hub, our team of writers with qualified experience in the franchise industry have put together a number of articles to help support current and future franchise owners.

Franchises : The Bad and the Good of This Business Model

Franchisers tout advertising, reputation, and support systems as reasons to sign up to their business model. However, for all the benefits a franchise agreement brings, it also poses serious drawbacks and impediments. Signing up for a franchise requires a serious consideration of the bad and good.

The Pros and Cons of Craft and Gift Franchises

Craft and gift franchises provide an excellent opportunity for turning your creative talent into a profitable business. As with any new business start up, franchise opportunities have their pros and cons. This article will help you decide if opening a franchise is right for you.

Pet Franchises with Low Start-up Costs

Franchising offers entrepreneurs the benefit of already established names, and for people who want to start a pet care business there are many great franchises out there. This guide to pet franchises with low start-up costs will provide you information on some of the best ones in the industry.

Top Cleaning Service Franchises with Low Startup Costs

If you’re thinking of beginning a new business, but would like to have the security that franchises can offer, then one in the cleaning service industry may be perfect for you. With low start-up costs and people’s increasing need for time-saving services, you may have a booming business in no time!

Pros and Cons of Using Franchise Brokers

What does a franchise broker do? Is a franchise broker the right choice for helping you buy or sell a small business? Do you know the pros and cons of utilizing a franchise broker? Elizabeth Kitchen takes a look at franchise brokers.

Best Franchise Opportunities for 2011 and Beyond

Although new franchise opportunities become available all the time, some have more lasting potential than others. In this guide, we’ll take a look at those industries that offer the biggest potential for franchises in 2011 and beyond, and list some particular opportunities in each field.