Larkin Hoffman Resources

An inside look at our thoughts on franchising

3 Common Reasons to Franchise Your Business

People most commonly decide to franchise their business due to lack of time, money, or people.

Sawan Patel July 16th, 2019

New FDD State Cover Sheets and State Effective Dates Page

Starting January 1, 2020, franchisors will need to include new state cover sheets and state effective dates pages in their FDDs.

Sawan Patel June 5th, 2019

Licensing vs. Franchising Your Business

If your business arrangement meets the 3 elements of a franchise, it’s a franchise regardless what you call it.

Chuck Modell May 17th, 2019

What is a Franchise Fee?

Franchisors charge a variety of fees to franchisees, including an initial fee, royalties and marketing fees, technology fees, and fees for the purchase of required products or services.

Sawan Patel May 3rd, 2019

When Is It Time to Franchise?

Sawan Patel April 3rd, 2019

Franchising – Standing the Test of Time

Franchising has now been going strong for more than 50 years. Why does it work?

Chuck Modell February 12th, 2019

Giving Up Control Without Losing Control

Franchisors will need to give up day-to-day control to franchisees, but they can do so without losing control.

Sawan Patel January 15th, 2019

The New “Franchise 500®” is Out – Valuable Information for Franchisors and Franchisees

Chuck Modell January 8th, 2019

Rule No. 1 – Choose Carefully

Franchising requires franchisors make critical decisions at various junctures. Make sure you choose wisely.

Chuck Modell December 4th, 2018