Business Debt Can Help Your Franchise WIN

When the average person thinks of debt, they imagine mounds of unpaid credit card bills, high interest car loans, and a 30-year mortgage that keeps them tethered to an unfulfilling job just to keep a roof other their head. For them, debt is a prison – something to be feared, and if possible, avoided. This…

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Understand and Leverage The Customer Life Cycle

To acquire, manage, and grow their customer base, every successful business must have a clear understanding of the customer life cycle. The customer life cycle is a collection of stages through which a customer “travels” in the life of their relationship with your business. The four stages of the customer life cycle are: Reach Acquisition…

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Strategic Partnership Best Practices | Franchise Attorney Nate Riordan

Even as the U.S. economy regains steam in 2021 and GNP grows by 10%, some companies still struggle to survive. This is especially true for businesses that rely on foot traffic or office workers since the demand for office space is down 38% nationally. The good news is that strategic partnerships can improve any business’…

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How To Thrive During Reopening

As Washington State businesses slowly reopen even as the pandemic enters into its second year, there is a lot of confusion about the new safety rules and reopening compliance. Hopefully, we can offer some clarity. As of this writing, most of Washington State is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s reopening strategy. The only exception…

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WATCH: What Goes Into Our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) Review? | Bankruptcy Attorney Nate Riordan | West Coast Bankruptcy Law

West Coast Bankruptcy Law offers a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) Review, the franchise agreement. The FDD agreement is what you sign as the contract between you and your franchisor. We offer our FDD review at a flat-fee. But often, we are asked, What goes into an FDD review? WATCH: Franchise attorney Nate Riordan answers, What…

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Nate Riordan Seller's Counsel for 35 Unit Burger King Sale | West Coast Franchise Law

West Coast Franchise Law is proud to have acted as seller’s counsel in a 35 unit Burger King franchise sale in December: “West Coast Franchise Law has represented our company for several years now, helping us with leasing and development. They did a great job helping us grow and when it came time to sell…

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Nate Riordan Seller's Counsel for 7 Unit Taco Bell Deal | West Coast Franchise Law

West Coast Franchise Law is proud to have acted as seller’s counsel in a 7 unit Taco Bell franchise sale in December: “We hired West Coast Franchise Law to represent us with the sale of all 7 of our Taco Bell restaurants in Texas, which including leasing some of the properties we owned to the…

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Nate Riordan Buyer's Counsel for 3 Unit Taco Bell Deal | West Coast Franchise Law

West Coast Franchise Law is proud to have acted as buyer’s counsel in a 3 unit Taco Bell franchise sale in Washington State: “Our multi-generational family-owned business has grown a lot in the last 8 years to over 150 stores, and West Coast Franchise Law has been a big part of that growth. They help…

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Small Business Adapts To Pandemic Economy

As the pandemic restrictions press into its eighth month, small businesses are feeling the squeeze the most. There has been a 22% reduction in business activity nationwide (NBER), that’s 3.3 million inactive American business, some of which have closed permanently due to COVID-19 restrictions and the economic fallout that followed. And according to estimates from…

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