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Franchising - Advantages To You

wholesale merchandise franchisesDid you know that it's much easier to run a franchise than your business? This is due to the many advantages franchising provides over a regular business.


Advantages of Owning a Franchise

The biggest advantage to owning a franchise is that you have a trial and error period. When you start your own business with little experience, you usually go through a lot of learning and loss of money.


Franchises often times have trained managers who will come to your store and properly train you until when they deem you knowledgeable enough to run the business on your own.


Premade policies are also an advantage. Even though they can be a hassle, you know you will be following practices that the company has found to be successful. This includes hiring policy, where to buy products, hours of operation and more. These policies will not only guide you, but they will also help you to maximize your potential.


You will be running under a franchise that already has a reputation. This is excellent for future marketing. It is very difficult to go wrong when you buy into a business that has an established name.


You will have customers who are already familiar with what you offer them, the impeccable service they will receive and various charities your franchise donates to.


One of the biggest hassles of owning a business is the store design. You want to have something that will stand out and draw more customers to you. With a franchise you will have a design that is already well-known and will stand out.


There will be no guess-work when you are running by a tried system. Even when you do require any renovations, the head of the franchise will have experts who will help you determine what is best for business.


Great Franchises

One of the popular franchises is McDonald's. When you think of McDonald's you think of a child friendly place to have a treat. Most stores have a play area and are recognized by the store design and colors. They also donate to charities so children with illnesses can go to camp.


Another great franchise is 7-11, with stores that are open 24 hours a day, have hot coffee available and decent food for travel.


Tim Hortons is another that offers delicious hot coffee. It donates to camps annually and has customer service friendly events like "roll up the rim to win."



Working with an already established name is just the tip of the iceberg. There are a host of other advantages of franchising that make it easy for any first time business owner to succeed in the big world of business and marketing. Isn't this what everyone wants?