General | Franchise Law Blog

Category: General | Franchise Law Blog

Your Why and How: Succeeding in 2017

blog-detail-img

As Featured in the Entrepreneurs Kick Ass® Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 5 | Issue 1 As we roll into 2017, we look forward to what is ahead for our firm and most importantly, our clients. Expanding and growing brands, businesses, and franchise systems is key and part of every businesses growth strategy needs…

Category: General

Franchising Your Business: What Franchise Developers Are Not Telling You

I get the calls all the time… A hard working and successful entrepreneur who has recently franchised his or her business, contacts us because something does not seem right, and they are trying to figure out “what happens next”. For this new franchisor, the FDD has been prepared, they have worked with their franchise developer,…

Category: General

What the Media Wants: Getting PR Exposure

blog-detail-img

Matt Diaz, Account Manager | No Limit Agency As Featured in Charles N. Internicola’s Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 4 Issue 2 Not until I became a Franchisor did I fully appreciate the value of public relations and the value that a dedicated agency can bring to a business. Over the past number of…

Category: General

Strategic Planning and Lessons Learned at Infusionsoft

blog-detail-img

As Featured in Charles N. Internicola’s Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 4 Issue 2 This past month our team had the opportunity to attend a mastermind and strategic planning meeting at Infusionsoft Headquarters in Chandler, Arizona. It was a great trip and turns out that while we were in Arizona, New York and the…

Category: General

The “Franchisor’s Mindset”: Some Factors that Franchisors and Franchisees Should Consider

For both (a) franchisees deciding on the right franchise investment; and (b) franchisors establishing a solid franchise system, the right mindset is critical. That is, it is critical that your understanding of franchise opportunities and franchise systems go beyond the generalized and involve a detailed understanding and evaluation of the overall mindset that a successful…

Category: General

Franchisee Profitability: 8 Days, 8 Months or 8 Years

This afternoon in consulting with a client who had recently signed a franchise agreement involving a substantial commitment of capital, I was reminded about the importance of maintaining realistic expectations when buying a franchise. When discussing his expectations about his franchise purchase and the business that he will be developing, he was extremely realistic as…

Category: General

License Agreements, Franchise Agreements, and Unintended Consequences in the State of New Jersey

blog-detail-img

Can you expand your business in the State of New Jersey through a license agreement without triggering New Jersey’s franchise relationship laws?  (This is not a simple question and, unfortunately, the answer involves an evaluation of both objective and subjective factors.)

Category: General

You Can’t Blame Franchisors for Everything: You Do Have Options Before Signing a Franchise Agreement

blog-detail-img

Recently I received some interesting and insightful comments from an individual commenting on issues involving franchisee rights. Her main point of contention appears to be the disparity of bargaining power and legal rights between franchisors and franchisees. While this is certainly an issue of concern, I believe that her comments may be giving a free…

Category: General

Tips for Realizing Franchise Success in Any Business

blog-detail-img

A newly-started franchise begins with an “edge” that a newly-started standalone business doesn’t. And we don’t mean a well-known brand name, product, or service. The “edge” is the clear and focused guidelines that guide the operation of the business from its first day.

Category: General

A Powerful Tool for Franchisors: “Liquidated Damages”

blog-detail-img

The typical franchise agreement is representative of the disproportionate bargaining power between the franchisor and franchisee. That is, franchise agreements favor franchisors. One such favorable clause contained in franchise and license agreements relates to liquidated damages.

Category: General

 

Let's Talk

With services to make your growth strategy simple, cost effective, and with a team excited to help you, let’s talk about how we can help grow your brand. Click on the button below or call us at (800) 976-4904.

Let’s Talk

With services to make your growth strategy simple, cost effective, and with a team excited to help you, let’s talk about how we can help grow your business.

Fill out the following form and we’ll contact you as soon as possible. To reach our team directly, give us a call at (800) 976-4904.

An attorney client relationship is not established by submitting this initial contact information.

closeIcon