Why Smart Franchisees Fail? Mark-ups, Add-ons & Kickbacks

Why Smart Franchisees Fail is a hype-free, no-BS series on franchising from an insider’s perspective.  Many of the insights are

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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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