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How to Learn About a Franchise's Financial Performance

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on February 1, 2008

The information you can discover regarding the financial performance of a specific franchise depends, in part, on whether you are a potential purchaser or simply a curious member of the public. If you are a potential purchaser, you will be able to find out about a franchise’s financial performance through the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Franchise and Business Opportunity Rule. Under this rule, franchisors must make a series of detailed disclosures to potential purchasers, either in the form provided by the rule or in the form of a Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC).

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February 10, 2008 1:53 PM

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Jason Webb

July 29, 2010 4:58 AM

Great post and ideas! I’m going to share this with the rest of my team as we work more with enterprise-level clients.

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