How To Choose the Right Business

Date: SEP 5th, 2011

Topic: Franchise News And Advice

How do you choose the right franchise business for you?

Franchising is a popular and proven business model in most countries. As a result, there are plenty of players in the market so making the right choice can be difficult for the business starter. This article aims to provide good information on the facts to help people choose right franchise business for them.

First, you have to decide what type of business are you interested in and then search (over the internet for example or through word of mouth) to get a list of possible franchise businesses available. Below is an important checklist you can go through as a franchise buyer before you start. Good luck !

Demand and supply theory:

Investigate the overall demand for the particular product or service which the franchisor is offering and have an idea of whether the same franchise idea will work in your territory or not. It might have worked in other regions but that doesn’t mean it should work with you.

After getting over the demand side, look around to find out about competitors – this is one of the most important tasks. It’s not a good idea opening your own business where there are many others selling or offering the same products/services.

Research on the franchise:

Always make sure you go on internet and search the franchise business you are interested to get an idea about their business model, strategies, plans etc. You can also become a member of some business franchises forums, asks questions and keep good information about a particular franchise. You should also visit some franchise tradeshows and keep in contact with likeminded people to get pointed in the right direction about the business opportunity.

Franchise agreements:

Once you feel the particular franchise business is suitable and right for you, you should get a copy of franchise agreement and disclosure document for reading about the company. See a lawyer, business advisor and an accountant!

Training and support:

This is the most important part of any franchise business model as being new to a business system, will mean extensive training and support for the initial start-up of your business. You should enquire thoroughly about the training model, methods and duration before going into the agreement. Apart from training, ongoing support is the most effective way to improvise on your business so you should also include this in your checklist.

Franchise opportunities:

If you are a driven individual looking for franchise opportunities, Essential Beauty would like to talk to you. Being Australia''s fastest growing health and beauty franchise (BRW 2006), Essential Beauty offers a successful franchise opportunity that others envy. This is an ideal business opportunity for individuals who wish to start their own venture and it is open to both men and women with or without experience.

Why choose an Essential Beauty Franchise?

  • Great lifestyle
  • Growth industry
  • Great franchise business model

Essential Beauty franchise opportunity covers:

  • No Franchise Fees for the first 3 months
  • Busy shopping mall locations
  • 8 week ongoing training program for new franchisees
  • Ongoing support

We are expanding our business locations at the moment and have franchise opportunities all over Australia.

For more information on Essential Beauty franchise opportunities, you can visit www.ebfranchise.com.au.