Pilot business operation
For any business person that is looking into and seriously considering franchising his or her business model it is essential that they should operate at least one pilot business operation in a different part of the country to where their existing business is currently operating to ascertain that their business model will truly work successfully in different regions of the country.
The results that they gain through running their pilot business operation or business operations will help them to truly evaluate whether their business model is a truly franchisable proposition!
If you are a potential franchisee looking at buying a franchise business be careful to research if the company that you are interested in buying a franchise from ran a pilot business operation before they started franchising out their business system, not every company does, be warned!
Most franchise companies although have run a pilot scheme in their early days, and just for the record this is one business that most definetly did hmmmmm