Benefits Of Getting A Business Franchise

      Lower Risks. Most business experts agree that a franchise operation has a lower risk of failure than an independent business. The statistics on this vary depending on the definition of failure. Yet, whatever statistics are used, they consistently suggest that a franchise is more likely to succeed than are independent businesses. Established product […]

More Advice On Franchising Operations

    I am sharing some advice on franchising operations which I have given to franchisers who have sought tips from me through the years. It is always an honor for me to be of help to these prominent franchisers. However, I also want to pay tribute to the start-up franchisers who have joined the […]

Questions To Help You Make The Right Choice

    How well established is the franchise? How long has the franchise been in existence? Have they been in business for many years or are they brand-new? How many other franchises have they opened and where are they located? How stable is the franchise? What is the background of its officers? (Any history of […]

Why You Should Consider Franchising

    The pandemic has been an eye-opener for many of us. As companies let go of many employees, many who were laid off considered starting their own businesses. If you have enough capital, you should also consider starting your own business. You just need guidance for you to take that step. Allow me to […]

What’s The Best Franchise For You

      If you believe that franchising is for you, the crucial first step is to determine which business to franchise. Here are a few tips: Go with something you know and like. For this, take stock of your interests, hobbies, passions, as this is a good way to know what you will enjoy […]

Siomai Business Becomes Successful Franchise

    A complete leap of faith is just what one needs in order to reach his goal. This is a story of how a small business became a successful food cart franchise. Rolly Divino Jr. started his siomai business on July 29, 2009 with only only 1kg of pork. He was in charge of […]

Significant Advantages To Franchising

      The advantages to franchising are significant. They benefit from the franchisor’s experience and expertise, so they don’t have to “reinvent the wheel” in their own venture. Most franchise systems spring from a successful business that has been operated by an owner who is interested in expanding its reach. Thereby, the relative success […]

More Tips On Choosing The Right Franchise Business

                        If you take the time to look at all the available businesses for the franchise, I am sure you will be overwhelmed with its long list. You need to do your research to know which among these is the perfect fit for you. […]

Common Franchising Mistakes Revealed

    Butz Bartolome is the chair of GMB Franchise Developers Inc., which has been into franchise consulting for over 25 years. He was also chair of the Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc. in 2014. Here, he talks about the common mistakes in franchising and how to avoid them. Q: What are the most common […]

Tips On Expanding Business To The Provinces

    A local franchising expert will offer advice to those seriously contemplating extending a Metro Manila franchise business concept in the provinces. Armando “Butz” O. Bartolome, the country’s franchising guru and president of GMB Franchise Developers (which has 45 years of cumulative experience in franchising), shares important guideposts before expanding to or operating an […]