Will You Be Happy As a Franchisee?
: “Will You Be Happy As a Franchisee?”
By EILEEN GUNN
“A franchise is often sold as a business in a box. You pay a start-up fee and royalties for access to a supposedly proven brand and product, and after a few weeks of training, you’re off and running toward success and profits. For some corporate refugees, buying a franchise can seem as secure as taking another corporate job, but with the potential to make more money and not be hounded by a boss. Sounds simple, no?”
– Hey it’s franchise day! Can I have some ketchup with my franchise? -ed.