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Researching franchise opportunities.

Resources are out there to research owning and operating a proven brand concept. The International Franchise Association's Franchise Opportunities Directory (franchise.org/Search Franchise.aspx) is a database of more than 1,100 franchise systems searchable by industry, keyword, investment, and other criteria. Franchise Registry (www.franchiseregistry.com/index.php) is a searchable database of franchises whose SBA loan applications receive a streamlined review FRANData. The IFA's VetFran Directory (franchise.org/Veteran-Franchise.aspx) is a list of more than 250 franchise companies offering financial incentives to veterans who have been honorably discharged.

CONTACT CAROLYN M. BROWN AT smallbiz@blackenterprise.com or @CMBROWN_7.

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Title Annotation:CAROLYN M. BROWN'S TIP OF THE MONTH
Author:Brown, Carolyn M.
Publication:Black Enterprise
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1CANA
Date:Jun 1, 2013
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