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Restaurant Franchise

Even though there are many complex issues with running a restaurant franchise, you have to realize the distinct advantages and disadvantages that come along with it. In this article, we will analyze both these points and keep you better informed on the process of running a successful restaurant franchise.


Advantage of running a restaurant franchise


There’s an existing demand for restaurant franchises as consumers tend to be on the look out for these franchises i.e. McDonald’s. Besides that, financial institutions are generally more lenient in funding these traditional franchises as they can look at the previous track record of the franchise.


Disadvantages of running a restaurant franchise


There’s a large initial capital outlay due to rent , renovations and bulk purchase of food. There are also many guidelines that restaurant franchisees have to follow so that the food is safe for consumption. You would have to work long hours and there’s a relatively low margin associated with running a restaurant franchise due to the price sensitivity of the food sold. 


It would be advisable to work in a restaurant franchise before embarking on your journey on owning one.

This Business article was written by David Siu on 7/15/2005

David is an internet entrpreneur with years of success and experience. You can email him at for web consultation.