Introduction to Franchising

Franchising is a powerful business tool to distribute goods and services, and to expand a business. It can be a potent investment but it is also one of the most widely misunderstood aspects of American business.

Along with our partners at the Minneapolis law firm of Briggs and Morgan, P.A., we ve developed this guide to help you understand the basics of franchising. You may download the full publication, order a hard copy or CD at no cost, or view each chapter using the links below:

The Business of Franchising
How to Recognize a Franchise
Franchise Regulation
Choosing Franchising as a Method of Distribution
Franchisee Considerations in Evaluating a Franchise
Rights When Things Go Wrong