Physical Description:xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher:Naperville, Ill. :Sphinx Pub,2004.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why buy a franchise? -- What is a franchise? -- Finding the right franchise for you -- Disclosure laws -- The disclosure statement -- Financial feasibility -- Professional assistance -- Franchise salespeople and brokers -- The background of the franchisor -- Investigating existing franchisees -- Earning claims -- Understanding and negotiating the franchise agreement -- Your relationship with the franchisor -- Franchisee input and franchisee associations -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Uniform franchise offering circular (sample) -- Appendix B: Franchise agreement (sample) -- Appendix C: State filing requirements.