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Franchises

Franchises are a great way to help you grow a business. Our Illinois and Florida franchise attorneys help with FDDs, franchise agreements, multi-unit franchise agreements, area development franchise agreements, and sub-franchise agreements.

Serving in Illinois: Oak Brook, Burr Ridge, Naperville, Hinsdale, Lombard, Addison, Downers Grove, Oak Park, Darien, Chicago, Lisle, Westmont, Willowbrook, Clarendon Hills, and the Chicagoland Area.

Serving in Florida: Tampa, South Tampa, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Odessa, Lutz, and the general Tampa area.

The 4 types of franchise agreements

Franchise agreements can be divided into two main categories, single-unit and multi-unit franchise agreements. However, there are different variations of multi-unit franchise agreements in which the roles, responsibilities, and profit distribution differ. Regardless of the complexity of the franchise agreement, it is of the utmost importance that you consult a franchise attorney before entering a […]

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How to sell your franchise business as a franchisee

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As a franchisee, you may want to sell your franchise for a variety of reasons. Retirement, the franchise not being what you expected, or chasing other business opportunities may be some of them. Regardless of the reason for the transfer, you want to ensure that when you sell your franchise you have a seamless and

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Legal Requirements to Start a Franchise

Put simply, franchising is a business model where you take what has worked for you, your business name, brand, know-how, and system, and teach someone to replicate it. Franchising is a powerful business strategy that has boosted the profit of countless entrepreneurs. However, there are some legal requirements franchisors need to address before starting their

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Franchise vs Chain: What are the differences between the two business models?

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In a chain, all store locations are owned by a parent company, while in a franchise, units are owned and operated by separate individuals who contract with a franchisor to use the parent company’s business model and trademarks. In this article, we will break down the differences between chains and franchises. What is a Franchise?

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Subfranchise: How do master franchises work?

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As a huge corporation having thousands of locations around the world, imagine how complicated it would be to personally vet and recruit franchisees. This is why big companies, such as McDonald’s, subfranchise their businesses and rely on master franchisees that manage multiple locations on their behalf within a determined region. Key takeaways: In a subfranchise,

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What is a franchisor? Meaning, Roles, Pros and Cons.

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For sure, you know giant food chains such as McDonald’s or Popeyes, multimillionaire franchise restaurants that have expanded throughout the world. These companies are owned by franchisors, who allow third parties the use of their business model and trademarks in exchange for the payment of fees and ongoing royalties. In this article, we will discuss

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