Jason Daley lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin. His work regularly appears in Popular Science, Outside and other magazines.
With low startup costs, rapid returns and the ability to operate independently, mobile franchises are putting anything and everything on wheels.
Audra De Vera's investigative skills helped her solve the mystery of why the taco joint wasn't doing well. Then, she fixed it.
If franchises aren't stepping up their tech game, they're missing out.
The founder of Dallas-based franchise Which Wich is proving that a simple PB&J can make a big difference.
Freshii is fast food's new green machine.
A decade ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone in the franchising industry who thought 20 and 30-year-olds were prime franchisee candidates. That has changed.
A members-only supper club feeds a national pipeline of rising-star chefs.
Smart investments in management and a focus on quality franchisees have enabled a number of recent franchises to launch and expand at record speed. Here's a look at a few newbies who hit the ground running.
The multi-unit owners started an investment fund to help emerging brands, and the industry is excited by the idea.
An e-cigarette firm develops a safer pot-delivery system.
New to the list, Flippin' Pizza serves New York-style pies by the slice.
This international hotel franchise is on a tear.
Check out these six franchises with unique ideas that you'll have to read about to believe.
Jim Satterfield's Firestorm Solutions franchise helps companies develop plans to deal with workplace violence, natural disasters and other crises.
Franchising has been in the hot seat in the past year, as a number of legal and political conflicts -- minimum wage, protections for frachisees and the role of franchisors in labor disputes -- have come to a head.
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