FRAN5 - The huge benefits (and downsides) of shopping for a Franchise

Franchising has seemingly been with us forever. Most of us have a minumum of one business interaction, if not several with franchises every single day. Some estimate its business origins reach back around 200 B.C or earlier. Regardless of when franchising began there is no question that franchising and its unique business methodology has gained tremendous popularity in recent times.