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Derek and John Allen discuss topics based on popular client inquiries and developments in business and franchise law. The author is identified in each post. Our firm’s goal is to add value to the business community and serve as a resource for SMB law. Enjoy and let us know if we can help your business. 

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Flat Fee Franchise Lawyer

Purchasing a franchised business provides entrepreneurs with access to a proven business model they can replicate with the help of a franchisor delivering comprehensive training and support. The first step to purchasing a franchised business requires receiving a franchise disclosure document and signing a franchise agreement. Understanding the legal and business terms of the franchise disclosure document “FDD” is an essential part of conducting due diligence. Understanding the fee structures that franchise lawyers offer is crucial to managing your legal expenses effectively. One option that stands out for its clarity and predictability is the flat fee model.

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Legal Foundations of Private Labeling Clothing

While diving into the world of fashion entrepreneurship with a private label clothing business, don’t forget to set up a solid legal framework to protect your brand. It involves structuring your company in a way that safeguards your interests, minimizes risks, and drive growth. Learn why that is important.

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A Comprehensive Guide: How to Private Label Clothing

Are you dreaming of launching your own clothing line but unsure where to start? Private labeling clothing offers an enticing opportunity to create your own brand without the need for extensive manufacturing infrastructure. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of private labeling clothing, from selecting the right products to branding and distribution.

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How to Develop a Winning Private Label Program Strategy

Starting a retail business is like trying to find your way through a maze of challenges. From website development to inventory management, the to-do list seems endless. However, what if there was a way to streamline the process, particularly when it comes to product creation? Enter private labeling – a game-changer for budding entrepreneurs in the retail space.

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4 Korean Brands Offering Franchises in the United States

The American market is known for embracing a wide range of products and services, providing a platform for international brands to flourish. This is precisely why a lot of companies aspire to expand their businesses into the United States. The continued “Hallyu” or Korean wave is extending the reach of the Korean culture across the United States.

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The Basic Legal Requirements to Start a Franchise

Franchising generally occurs any time there is an oral or written agreement for (1) the buyer to use or associate with the sellers trademark; (2) the seller to exert certain control or provide certain assistance; and, (3) the buyer to pay for the association. The basic legal requirements to start a franchise can be broken down into five main categories.

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