Thinking of starting a business? Then maybe the franchise is for you! Through franchising, you gain access to an already winning business concept and have support as you set up and develop the company. Franchise business exists today in all possible industries and there is something for everyone. In this article, we will learn what franchising is, the benefits and costs of franchising, and whether you can sell your franchise business. Let’s start with what franchising is.

Vad är franchising?

Franchising exists in all industries today and companies both small and large offer franchise opportunities. A franchise creates security when you have proof that the idea works and there is demand in the market. Franchising is very advantageous as it relies on both parties collaborating and distributing information within the company. As a franchise company, you are called a franchisee, and the person with a business concept is called a franchisor.

The franchisor assists the franchisee by contributing information, marketing, management and support. While the franchisor deals with what happens more locally in the company, such as sales and customer contact. When you do a franchise, you are legally independent and responsible for running the company. This means that it is your responsibility to ensure that the company achieves and meets the goals you set for the company.

  • franchise owner

Owning a franchise is growing in Sweden. As a franchisor, you enter into an agreement that a franchisor can use advanced and proven business concepts in exchange for compensation. Pricing usually begins with an entry fee and then fees in the form of royalties, which are a percentage of the company’s turnover. Owning a franchise is an excellent way for those who want to work with an already developed idea that you are interested in and believe in. You can hardly get any better help than from your franchise giver who is there to guide you along the way and help you develop the company.

However, it should be understood that even an already developed business concept has its difficulties. It often takes time for the company to start operating and become profitable. Despite the support and advice, it takes a lot of work to make everything work out. Once you’ve decided to buy a corporate franchise, it’s time to start looking around and comparing different franchises in the industry you want to be active in.

It’s a good idea to talk to other franchisees to learn more about the franchise you’re interested in. Also, make sure you review the contract carefully, and don’t hesitate to hire a legal entity to review the contract with you before you sign it. Also, don’t forget to choose a franchise that you support 100% and believe in the future. It will take a lot of hard work and time, so choose a business idea that you feel a strong passion for.

  • Franchisor

A franchisor is a company that has a winning business concept and leases its brand in exchange for compensation through agreements with franchisees. Franchising gives the company the opportunity to expand and grow. You may want to open more stores or companies in new geographic locations or turn an existing chain into a franchise. Through franchising, the company can grow without having to make its own investments to start the company.

As a franchisor, you also avoid personnel liability. The franchisor often continues to assist with certain tasks such as marketing, keeping the range up to date, coaching and supporting the franchisee through various trainings and meetings, and searching for the best possible suppliers for the company’s product line/product line.

Fördelar med franchising

There are a number of different benefits to choosing the franchise company form. The most important thing I will say is you already have proof that this is a winning concept. From the results of the franchisor, you can see that there is a profitability and interest in the market. As I said, you know it’s a winning concept involving a range/varieties that generates customers and marketing. So you don’t have to spend a lot of time trying different products in the assortment or investing in untested marketing strategies. This will save you time and money.

When a franchise agreement is signed, you get a number of benefits to get the company started and profitable. When a franchise agreement is signed, you get a number of benefits to start the company and make it profitable. When you start a company it can be difficult to know how to budget, here you get help by already having customer deals ready and prices for the range/range you offer. Finally, you are never alone. You can always contact other franchisees for tips and advice. You can discuss together and help each other develop and find new opportunities.

Vad kostar franchising?

When you start a franchise, you pay an entry fee followed by royalties. Royalty means you pay the franchisor part of the company’s turnover. The percentage payable to the franchisor can vary and must be agreed upon between both parties when signing the franchise agreement. The start up fee depends entirely on what brand it is and what the market looks like.

The best thing you can do is try to calculate how much the company will receive and what expenses the company will have in the future. By getting a picture of the franchisor income and fees, you can see if the company will be profitable. Also, review how much help and support you will receive from the franchisor when starting the company, often in the form of training, marketing, management and support.

Sälja sin franchise företag

It is possible to sell a franchise company. However, you must have the franchisors permission before selling. This is because the franchisor must continue to deal with the new owner of the company. When you’re considering selling and you have potential buyers, it’s important to talk to the franchisor and let them get involved and value the potential buyer.


When you set up your franchise, you must register the company like any other type of company and take responsibility for ensuring that all accounting, tax and insurance transactions are handled correctly. If you have any accounting and tax related questions regarding your franchise company, we welcome you to contact us. At Simpsons Accounting firm we always make sure that your current bookkeeping and financial statements are done correctly and follow all the laws and regulations that apply.


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