Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different FDD categories?

  • ‘Complete FDD – Clean’
    This is a Complete FDD Download with the addendums and exhibits. There is no strike through or editing in the text

  • ‘Complete FDD – Redlined’
    This is a Complete FDD Download with the addendums and exhibits. The text is redlined by the franchisor and shows additions and deletions from the previously issued FDD.

  • ‘Partial FDD – Clean’
    This is a Partial FDD Download. In most cases (but not all) it will include Items 1 through 23 but not the addendums and/or exhibits. There is no strike through or editing in the text

  • ‘Partial FDD – Redlined’
    This is a Partial FDD Download. Each FDD Download may be different; however, most cases it will include Items 1 through 23 but not the addendums and/or exhibits. The text is redlined by the franchisor and shows additions and deletions from the previously issued FDD.

How do I review a downloaded FDD?

Since our documents are in Adobe PDF Format, you should install Adobe Acrobat reader to view & print these files. We strongly recommend that you review which version of Acrobat Reader you have installed and update it to at least VERSION 10.0. Acrobat Reader is a FREE Plugin that should already be on your computer, however, you can download and install from the Adobe website.

Do you offer bulk pricing?

Yes, we do!  Please contact us via the Contact page linked above with your specific needs.

What is your return policy?

Due to the digital nature of our products, returns are not possible and refunds are not offered.  Please double check the product listing before purchasing. 
Please contact us if you have any issues with downloading your file(s) after purchasing.

Are you a franchisor?

We are not a franchisor, nor are we associated with any franchisors.  By using this website, you agree to the Terms of Service agreement.  We offer these FDD downloads for personal, non-commercial use only, not in connection with the purchase of a specific franchise.  You agree to not publish the downloaded file on any website.

FDD Today does not warrant that the FDDs are current, accurate, complete and/or otherwise comply with applicable federal and/or state franchise laws. It is imperative that you contact a franchisor directly with any questions and to request the most current version of their FDD prior to making any purchase decisions.

Do you make recommendations?

Please review the Terms of Service agreement.  We are not affiliated with any franchisor.  You must always conduct your own due diligence and consult with a franchise lawyer.  Specific franchisors must be contacted directly with any questions about their FDD and franchise offerings.