Basics of a TGI Friday's Franchise
If you’re thinking about buying a TGI Friday's franchise, there are many things to consider before signing on the dotted line. Becoming a TGI Friday'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 TGI Friday's franchisee might be financially rewarding.
Owning a TGI Friday's franchise is a serious commitment and works best when you make a thoughtful, educated decision.
- Just because you love TGI Friday's’s products or services doesn’t mean that you will be able to successfully operate a TGI Friday's franchise.
- Being emotionally attached to the idea of becoming a TGI Friday's franchisee is not a state of mind in which you can effectively evaluate an opportunity.
- Your positive experience as a customer of TGI Friday's 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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TGI Friday's Due Diligence
You must conduct smart due diligence and determine from a business perspective whether owning a TGI Friday's franchise is right for you.
If you truly want own a TGI Friday's franchise, get all the information you can from TGI Friday's 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 TGI Friday'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.
Are you interested in more questions to ask TGI Friday's franchisor, TGI Friday's franchisee, or even yourself? Get to know the terms.
TGI Friday's Franchise Disclosure Document
Carefully read the TGI Friday's Franchise DisclosureDocument (Also known as an FDD). They can be intimidating.
As you are reviewing TGI Friday's’s Franchise Disclosure Document you will have a number of calls with TGI Friday's’s franchise team before you will be allowed to call TGI Friday's franchisees.
When you are allowed to call TGI Friday's franchisees make sure you speak to at least five to eight franchisees. You will find that most TGI Friday's franchisees will be honest and unbiased about TGI Friday's. If you would like more information on how to dissect a TGI Friday's FDD consider the following resources:
Does a TGI Friday's 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 TGI Friday's 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 TGI Friday's franchise is the right move for you.
If you’re serious about becoming a TGI Friday's all franchisee and want to explore owning a TGI Friday's franchise, take the best first step you can and grab your copy of The Educated Franchise today!