Buying a Restaurant Franchise Segment 1 Eric and Robin Gagnon are joined by three industry experts to discuss the pros and cons of buying a restaurant franchise. We will address the burning questions in every buyer’s mind. Why buy a franchise versus an independent? Should you launch a new location or buy an existing franchise? What about franchising your own idea — what does it take to begin selling franchises? Join We Sell Restaurants as we explore the topic of buying a restaurant franchise.