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Food franchises

Question
Are fast food franchises still a good business opportunity? 
Answer
Fast food franchises certainly can be good opportunities. They are the largest and most visible part of franchising today, and many fortunes have been made (and some lost) in this sector.

When most people think of a food franchise, they think McDonald's or Subway, which are two of the largest franchise chains in the world. But there are many existing and new franchisors competing for a piece of this market, as well. So be sure to consider all options in the food sector.

While using a franchise is generally a faster and less risky way to get into business than starting from scratch, it does not guarantee success. You still have to do the due diligence required to find the right match, and then you still have to work very hard. 
Brain Trust contributor: President-Life Changer of Franchise Selection Specialists Inc.
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