10 Challenges Franchise Owners May Face

The route to success is not usually a straight and direct path. Though franchising offers many advantages and can prove to be a prosperous venture compared to starting a traditional business, it is not without its challenges.

We tapped into the minds of some of the best of the franchise industry to compile a list of the top 10 biggest challenges that potential franchisees may face.

Keep in mind, a reputable franchisor will ease the transition for you and could even completely eliminate many of these points.


Joel Libava, President – The Franchise King
Mark Milburn, President – Franchise POD 
Lonnie Sciambi, CEO – The Small Business Force
Rick Grossman, President – My Franchise Hub
Kylee Hoffman, Marketing Manager – OpenWorks