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March 25, 2003
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
(908) 737-NEWS

Kean University Offers Workshop on How to Buy a Business or Franchise

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a workshop titled How to Buy a Business or Franchise on Tuesday, April 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the University’s East Campus, Room 158 A, 215 North Avenue, Hillside, N.J.

This seminar, conducted by Jack Armstrong, president of Franchise Network of New Jersey, Linden and Lawrenceville, N.J., will focus on how to get into business by starting from scratch, or buying an existing business or franchise. It will help prospective business owners determine which is the better path for their needs, how to select a business that provides them with income, how to conduct research on companies before putting any money down, and the key issues in negotiations, dealing with landlords, banks, vendors and employees. It will also cover investment ranges, sources of financing for your investment and the tools to use in finding what business or franchises are for sale.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Kean University Division of Continuing and Professional Education.

For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact Irene Schmidt at (908) 737-5950.