Thinking about buying a franchise? Here are ten reasons why you should consider investing your time and money elsewhere. 1. Questionable profitability. Most franchise owners don’t provide much information to potential buyers regarding earnings possibilities. Even the franchisors who do supply this information usually give only average sales figures and profits before expenses are deducted, numbers that aren’t very helpful when trying to determine whether your individual franchise will be successful. 2. High start-up costs. Before opening your franchise, you ...

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