11,000+ Subway® franchisees across North America have a reason to breathe easier. That’s because the North American Association of Subway® Franchisees (NAASF) just partnered with LegalShield. Headquartered in Ada, Oklahoma, LegalShield develops and markets pre-paid legal services for individuals and small businesses across the U.S. and Canada. And, now, franchising. This new partnership gives NAASF members across North America the ability to protect their businesses, themselves, and their
(Image courtesy of YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCAg-aYnJBQ ) It’s important for me to keep the content I publish on my business website as close to a “G” rating as possible. Having said that, I'm starting to wonder: Was Trump University a fr%#king scam? Is Donald Trump a fraud? That's for you to decide. (Okay. A judge will, but still...) New York Attorney General Files Big Lawsuit Against Trump University Here’s how Trump University is described online: “Trump Entrepreneur
I’m not kidding. It won’t be a question of if. It will be a question of how hard. A Franchise Ownership Tip Don’t buy a franchise just because it’s a franchise. Buy a franchise because you feel that you have a pretty good handle on what it’s going to take to make it a successful one for you. Forget all the statistics. Forget the fact that it’s the greatest business model ever invented. But, don’t forget that success isn't automatic. For example, just because
1. How many inches are in a foot? 2. How many inches are in a 'footlong' sub sandwich? 3. How many inches are in a "Subway Footlong"® Sub sandwich in one New Jersey franchise? If your answer was "12 inches", you were only correct two out of three times. So much for being good at math. A New Food Franchise Lawsuit? Two dudes from New Jersey are suing Subway®, the largest franchisor in the world. The reason; they're saying that Subway® shorted them on their 'footlong'
(Courtesy of jontunn on Flickr) Attorneys-in this case, franchise attorneys, have power. Most of their power comes from what they learned at law school. Some of their power comes from who they are...and what they believe in. And, if you're on the hunt for what you feel is the best franchise business to buy, you need a franchise attorney. A Client I've been working with Tom* for about a month. Downsized 9 months ago from his middle management position at a major high-tech
If you've been a reader of this franchise blog, you know my feelings about using the right resources during your search for a franchise business to buy. When it comes to all the legal intricacies of a franchise agreement, using relatives that are attorneys, such as your Uncle Bob, or Aunt Peggy may not be the right way to go. ( Legal disclaimer: Uncle Bob and Aunt Peggy are pseudonyms for any relative or close family friend that may also be attorneys. To all the Uncle Bob's and Aunt