What Are The Major Differences Between a Franchise and Business Opportunity ?

There are some significant differences to consider when thinking about buying either franchise or a business opportunity. This table provides a quick summary of some of the major differences between the 2 business models.

Franchise Opportunity:

  • On going royalty fees collected
  • Franchiser exercises significant control on Biz operation & brand
  • Intensive training & on going support provided
  • On going marketing assistance
  • Brand Name recognition

Business Opportunity:

  • No on going royalty Fees
  • Less involvement & restrictions on Biz operation
  • Upfront training but generally less on-going support.
  • Generally lower start-up investment