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The AAFD Road Map to Selecting a Franchise


Choosing a franchise is a long journey with a lot of obstacles along the way. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a road map before you started out?

Well you do, and it’s right here!

The AAFD Road Map to Selecting a Franchise

Please enjoy and find this resource useful. The Road Map to Selecting a Franchise was created to help you make the best franchising decisions right out of the gate.  We extend our thanks to the many current and prospective franchisees whose experiences, insights, and “learning experiences” contributed to the development of this publication. We wish you very much success in your pursuit of franchise ownership.

The Staff of the AAFD

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*The AAFD Road Map to Selecting a Franchise is meant only to provide readers with advice on researching, selecting and owning a franchise. “This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional services. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.” From a Declaration of the Principles jointly adopted by a Committee of the American Bar Association and a Committee of Publishers.