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8 Steps to Finding the Right Franchise

With hundreds of franchises to choose from, narrowing your options, then choosing the best one, will be easier if you follow our eight-step process

The following excerpt is from Rick Grossman’s book Franchise Bible.In order to find the franchise that will be a good fit for you, you should pursue a more established course of action often called the discovery process. Outlined below is the eight-step process ...

by Rick Grossman  | December 26, 2016 12:00:00

Franchise Talk: 5-Point Checklist To Find The Right Franchise

Here's a handy guide to consider before you decide which company to franchise

As I speak with hundreds of entrepreneurs across the Philippines, a common question that’s asked is “What’s the best franchise to invest in?” I wish there was a simple answer to this, but finding the right franchise for you is a very ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | December 15, 2016 01:00:00

FranchiseTalk: 5 franchise brands you didn’t know are from Mindanao

All eyes are now on the growth of our southernmost big island

 During President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s state visits to China and Japan, he was able to generate more foreign investments for the Philippines. Most notable among the economic deals clinched during the state visits is the ¥5 billion (Php 2.31 billion) worth of ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 18, 2016 04:00:00

FranchiseTalk: 8 Filipino franchises that have gone global

These global franchise brands make us proud to be Pinoy

The Philippines is home to more than 1,500 franchise brands. On average, they can earn up to US$ 11 billion in combined annual sales. No wonder the Philippines is now also recognized as "the franchise development hub of Asia," home to unique ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | October 28, 2016 10:00:00

How to create a great food franchising concept

Take your cue from the brains behind Potato Corner and Tokyo Tempura, Jorge Wieneke

With the Filipinos’ large appetite for food, it is no surprise to learn that most franchises in the country are dedicated to dining. But with a wide-array of choices, how does one stand out?“It is better to be heartbroken now than to ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 20, 2016 10:00:00

The AFFI affair: Richie Cuna reveals what makes their franchising expo a yearly hit

The boss behind Fiorgelato co-leads AFFI with 100 percent devotion

It’s strange how twenty years, when it is the age of a person, connotes youth and promise, and of exciting things yet to come. In the case of an organization or an institution, a twenty year existence equals a milestone, a ripeness ...

by Jen Balboa  | October 17, 2016 06:00:00

FranchiseTalk: Am I too young to invest in a franchise?

Franchising isn’t just an old man's game ”" here’s 5 ways to start on it, while you’re young

At the young age of 26 years old, Ivan Kenneth Taw decided to leave a promising marketing career behind to become a franchisee of the convenience store chain 7-Eleven. Four years later, he now owns two 7-Eleven outlets, and wants to own ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | October 13, 2016 06:00:00

FranchiseTalk: 5 signs your business is ready to franchise

You might be sitting on a goldmine and not realize it yet

If you're an entrepreneur who's been running a business for more than a year, chances are you've probably heard your fair share of this question from colleagues and customers: “So, will you franchise your business?”Maybe you haven't really given franchising much thought, ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | October 06, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 startup secrets that made Famous Belgian Waffles a huge success

Founder Euclid Cezar reveals lessons from the hardships of his company’s inspiring story

Famous Belgian Waffle is probably the fastest growing food-cart franchise in the Philippines, with already 386 outlets nationwide in just four years. At the rate that it is growing, there is no doubt that the company will be able to achieve 500 ...

by Henry Ong  | September 20, 2016 03:00:00

FranchiseTalk: 2 weeks left to join the global NextGen in Franchising contest

Win a trip to Las Vegas, connect with a franchise accelerator and pitch your business to international investors

We owe much to franchising more than we realize. As a business strategy, franchising has enabled the growth of thousands of businesses for the past 100 years. More importantly, it has enabled aspiring entrepreneurs to be in business for themselves but not ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | September 15, 2016 05:00:00