Basics of a House of Bread Franchise
If you’re thinking about buying a House of Bread franchise, there are many things to consider before signing on the dotted line. Becoming a House of Bread 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 House of Bread franchisee might be financially rewarding.
Owning a House of Bread franchise is a serious commitment and works best when you make a thoughtful, educated decision.
- Just because you love House of Bread’s products or services doesn’t mean that you will be able to successfully operate a House of Bread franchise.
- Being emotionally attached to the idea of becoming a House of Bread franchisee is not a state of mind in which you can effectively evaluate an opportunity.
- Your positive experience as a customer of House of Bread should not form the basis for deciding to become a franchisee.
As an example, just because you love Big Macs doesn’t mean that you should become a McDonald’s franchisee.
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House of Bread Due Diligence
You must conduct smart due diligence and determine from a business perspective whether owning a House of Bread franchise is right for you.
If you truly want own a House of Bread franchise, get all the information you can from House of Bread and secure a qualified advisor who has experience helping people like you purchase franchises.
You may also want find that gaining a better understanding of the terms related to franchising would be helpful. If so, you may want to visit A Glossary of Franchise Terms.
Make sure that owning a House of Bread 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.
Are you interested in more questions to ask House of Bread franchisor, House of Bread franchisee, or even yourself? Get to know the terms.
House of Bread Franchise Disclosure Document
Carefully read the House of Bread Franchise DisclosureDocument (Also known as an FDD). They can be intimidating.
As you are reviewing House of Bread’s Franchise Disclosure Document you will have a number of calls with House of Bread’s franchise team before you will be allowed to call House of Bread franchisees.
When you are allowed to call House of Bread franchisees make sure you speak to at least five to eight franchisees. You will find that most House of Bread franchisees will be honest and unbiased about House of Bread. If you would like more information on how to dissect a House of Bread FDD consider the following resources:
Does a House of Bread Franchise Make Money?
A critical part of your due diligence is to build an estimated P&L (profit and loss statement) and see what the numbers might look like if you become a House of Bread franchisee. Reading Chapter 13 of The Educated Franchise teaches you the secrets of this key step.
The decision making tools in Chapter 15 of The Educated Franchise and in Step 13 of The Franchisee Workbook shows you how to honestly evaluate whether or not buying a House of Bread franchise is the right move for you.
If you’re serious about becoming a House of Bread all franchisee and want to explore owning a House of Bread franchise, take the best first step you can and grab your copy of The Educated Franchise today!