What Legal Services does Shelton Law handle?

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

What Legal Services does Shelton Law handle?  Well in a very long sentence, Shelton Law & Associates is a Franchise, General Business, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Intellectual Properties law firm dedicated to help you.  Basically if you need any type of asset protected – we handle it. Our attorneys have been business executives, franchisors / business opportunity …

65+ Key Performance Indicators with Descriptions

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

  Type of KPIs Description Cashflow KPIs Description Working Capital Measures an organization’s financial health by analyzing readily available resources that could be used to meet any short-term obligations. Operating Cash Flow The amount of cash generated by regular business operations. Cash Rotation (365/cash cycle) The number of times the cash comes back to the organization for a period of …

By-product = Happy Franchisee’s Year 4 and beyond

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

  Accelerate New Units & Improved Market Growth By-product = Happy Franchisee’s Year 4 and beyond Let Sheltonpower & Associates help you shape up your franchise system foundation. As previous franchisors, franchisees and business leaders with over 50 years of experience, we understand the laws, rules and regulations that affect your franchisees and understand the kinds of challenges that you …

A fast food franchise could be your ticket to life in a tropical paradise.

Article by: Tracy Lee Wood Jr.

Many of us dream of moving to a tropical paradise such as Thailand. However, unless you are independently wealthy or do not need to work for the rest of your life, you can only afford to stay there for a limited time before you have to return to the real world and start earning a living again. But what if …

100+ Questions to Ask

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

100+ Questions You Should Answer Before Buying A Franchise   What is franchising? Why does it work? Why doesn’t it work? Who do I know who is a franchisee? What makes me think franchising will work for me? How much money can I comfortably invest in a franchise? If I had to borrow money to invest in a franchise, where …

Grounded Before Liftoff

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

At Sheltonpower & Associates we are commonly asked about what causes franchisees to ground themselves before they even had a chance to liftoff. Below are the 4 biggest mistakes that franchisees make before getting started, however, they all revolve around time. It is important to remember to not rush and to take the time to ensure that you are making …

The Making of an American Franchisee: Why Franchisors should focus on Veterans

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

Published in the Franchising USA Magazine, August 2015 edition (click to view online) Franchisors looking for a laser focused method of growing their systems through choosing the right franchisees, who also have the correct cultural fit for their brand, would benefit by looking to the veteran pool of potential business owners. Veterans have instilled in them the teamwork diversity and ethical …

Master Franchising – What is it?

Article by: Lynne D. Shelton

To read this article from the Publication source, please click here. Most of us know that a franchise is an Agreement between the originators of a business or concept and a person who wants to duplicate the originators concept in exchange for paying a fee. But what is a Master Franchise? A Master Franchise is a franchisee who has been …

Franchising 101: Terms, Traits, and Tools, Part II

Article by: Jason W. Power

To read this article in its original format with Franchising USA Magazine, clickHERE. In last month’s article, I discussed the basic terms and definitions associated with franchising, the influence franchising has to the U.S. economy, and how to perform a cost/ benefit analysis of a franchise purchase. This month’s article of our three-part series will talk about analyzing yourself and …

Franchising 101: Terms, Traits, and Tools, Part III

Article by: Jason W. Power

To read this article in its original format with Franchising USA Magazine, click HERE. Throughout this Franchising 101 series, I have discussed the basic terms associated with franchising and topics such as why consider buying a franchise, what to ask yourself before buying a franchise, and how to analyze the FDD and the franchisor. This month’s article will discuss the final …