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Buying a franchise

Some common questions about buying a franchise:

The term of the franchise will depend on your Franchise Agreement. It may be as short as one year or may be for several years. As a general rule, franchises tend to be between 3-5 years with the option of renewing at the end of the term.

This refers to payments to the franchisor for providing ongoing support to your business such as management and technical assistance. This is often calculated as a percentage of your franchise’s turnover, or it may be a flat fee per month. It may also include regular payments for advertising or marketing of the brand.

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