VetFran or VetSham? Why Good Franchisors Should Leave VetFran

Of all the sellers of fake credibility and unearned accolades to franchisors, the IFA’s VetFran program is perhaps the most

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DEADLY FRANCHISE MYTHS: The Trustworthy Franchisor (Part 2)

DEADLY FRANCHISE MYTHS:  The Trustworthy Franchisor (Part 2)   The Franchise Agreement (FA) says that it and its chubby brother, the

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DEADLY FRANCHISE MYTHS: The Trustworthy Franchisor (Part 1)

DEADLY FRANCHISE MYTHS:  The Trustworthy Franchisor (Part 1) Franchisees, for the most part, are smart, responsible, educated people.  So why

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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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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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As Pressure Mounts, Franchisee Associations Push Back

At Marks & Klein in Red Bank, NJ, some attorneys are pushing back against fee increases on behalf of a

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