The quality of the company that stands behind your franchise matters a great deal. Here are 10 questions to ask:
1. What type of franchise is it?
2. Does the business lend itself to the franchise model?
3. What does the disclosure document say?
4. How many franchises does the organization have?
5. How much is the franchise fee?
6. How much will you have to pay in royalties?
7. How much money will your business really make?
8. Can you work with these people?
9. How will the franchisor help you?
10. Is the franchise company legitimate?