Why Smart Franchisees Fail? Rose-Colored Glasses

Jim Lager’s success as a franchisee was due, in part, to the fact that he never researched franchising or studied

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PIRTEK USA Franchise: Not All Leaps of Faith End Well

PIRTEK USA and similar franchisors can apparently require that franchisees purchase non-proprietary products from them at whatever price the franchisor

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Franchise Ownership? There’s No Such Thing

“Franchise Ownership? There’s No Such Thing.”  Veteran franchisee Jim Lager dispels the myth that franchisees are business owners. They own

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Jim Lager: Why Smart Franchisees Fail

Jim Lager: Why Smart Franchisees Fail is a writing and publishing collaboration between successful former franchisee Jim Lager and IdeaFarm

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ZOMBIE FRANCHISEES: Can We Save Them?

ZOMBIE FRANCHISEES:  Can We Save Them? Franchise attorney Peter Lagarias describes the plight of a growing number of franchise owners. 

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Most Dickey’s Franchises Are Unprofitable, Franchisees Report

A recent Dickey’s Franchise Owner’s Survey presents a chilling picture of a chain in crisis:  58% of Dickey’s franchise owners

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TAPP PALMER, Clubstore Outlet Franchise: What Happened?

Tapp Palmer is being called a con-man who sold a bunch of Clubstore Outlet franchises then failed to support them. 

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Franchise Update – 2 Years A.D. (After Dzana)

It’s been 2 years since School of Rock ousted CEO Dzana Homan in a firestorm of controversy involving UnhappyFranchisee.Com and

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Franchise, Sterling Partners CEO Controversy: UPDATED (Topic Index)

If one wished to hire professionals to create a real life case study on how NOT to handle public criticism,

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DENTAL FIX RX Franchise Complaints [UPDATED]

Dental Fix RX was named by Dr. John Hayes as one of his “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015.”  Yet

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