This weeks suggestion is for future franchise owners;
Don't assume you know what your role as a franchise owner would be in the franchise you are thinking of investing in. The pictures shown to you in a brochure, or on a website, may not portray your exact role. The best way to find out is to ask the franchisees that are already in the system you are researching.
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