Devlin Smith

YEO Opens First Center in Russia

Growth of entrepreneurship in the country makes YEO's entrance especially welcome.
Franchises

The Sure Thing

Are existing franchise systems always a better bet than startups?

Direct Marketers Face New Challenges Nationally

With legislation pending for national do-not-call and do-not-e-mail lists, you've got to be careful who you target.

Helping Veterans Become Franchisees

With the help of a new program, this Naval vet was able to buy his dream franchise.

Olympic Hopeful

Tommie's Donuts scores marketing gold with its first-ever doughnut luge.

Grilling Prospects

After helping build a chain of sub shops, a franchisee chose to stir up something new in his hometown.

On the Circuit

This couple exercises skill in owning a gym.

What's New 3/03

Visions of optical franchises dance through Macy's head.

Balancing Act

Being hands-on at both of his locations is a must for this franchisee. See how he does it.

Do You Have Reservist Employees? Know Your Rights--and Theirs

A rundown of the laws and rights to be aware of with Reserve and National Guard employees

Cream of the Crop

The Maids brings its top franchisees together to benefit the system.

7(a) Loan Program Hoping for a Boost

Passage of a new bill, coupled with some creative funding allocation, could give the beleaguered 7(a) program a helping hand.

California Cuts Funding for SBDCs

Despite budget cuts, the SBA will continue to fund the centers and will seek a non-government entity to host the program.

IRS Makes e-Filing Easier

With the new Free File program, you can get your taxes done without breaking the bank.
Franchises

Park It . . . Where?

The wheels are turning on your kiosk-based business. But where are you going?