Thinking of Buying a Pudgie's Franchise?
Basics to Consider Before Becoming a Pudgie's Franchisee.
If you're thinking about buying a Pudgie's franchise, there are many things to consider before signing on the dotted line. Becoming a Pudgie's franchisee is not a guarantee of success, but rather a blueprint that can assist you in achieving success. Given the correct market conditions, skills and dedication, being a Pudgie's franchisee might be financially rewarding.
Owning a Pudgie's franchise is a serious commitment and works best when you make a thoughtful decision.
Just because you love Pudgie's 's products or services doesn't mean that you will be able to successfully operate a Pudgie's franchise. Being emotionally attached to the idea of becoming a Pudgie's franchisee is not a state of mind in which you can effectively evaluate an opportunity. Your positive experience as a customer of Pudgie's should not form the basis for deciding to become a Pudgie's franchisee. As an example, just because you love Big Macs doesn't mean that you should become a McDonald's franchisee.
Pudgie's Due Diligence
You must conduct smart due diligence and determine from a business perspective whether owning a Pudgie's franchise is right for you.
If you truly want own a Pudgie's franchise, get all the information you can from Pudgie's . Talk to Pudgie's franchisees and secure a qualified advisor who has experience helping people like you purchase franchises. You may also want to download a free copy of A Glossary of Franchise Terms to help you.
Make sure that owning a Pudgie's franchise fits in with both your skills and life style objectives. If you don't want to work evening and weekends, don't purchase an ice cream shop. If you're an introvert, don't buy a franchisee that requires you to be extroverted. Click here to download the questions you should ask yourself before considering the purchase of a Pudgie's franchise.
Pudgie's Franchise Disclosure Document
Carefully read the Pudgie's Franchise Disclosure Document (Also known as an FDD). They can be intimidating. Chapter 7 of The Educated Franchisee explains what a Franchise Disclosure Document is and what the terms mean. Visit our FDD Exchange to view sample FDDs. A Pudgie's FDD may be available.
As you are reviewing Pudgie's 's Franchise Disclosure Document you will have a number of calls with Pudgie's 's franchise team before you will be allowed to call Pudgie's franchisees. Click here to download the questions you should ask the Pudgie's franchise team.
When you are allowed to call Pudgie's franchisees make sure you speak to at least five of them. You will find that most Pudgie's franchisees will be honest and unbiased about Pudgie's . Click here to download the questions you should ask Pudgie's franchisees.
Pudgie's Profit and Loss Statement
Put together an estimated P&L (profit and loss statement) and see what the numbers might look like if you become a Pudgie's franchisee. Reading Chapter 13 of The Educated Franchisee teaches you the secrets of this key step.
The decision making tools in Chapter 15 of The Educated Franchisee and in Step 13 of The Franchisee Workbook show you how to honestly evaluate whether or not buying a Pudgie's franchise is the right move for you.
If you're serious about becoming a Pudgie's franchisee and want to explore owning a Pudgie's franchise, take the best first step you can and grab your copy of The Educated Franchisee today!