Jason Daley lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin. His work regularly appears in Popular Science, Outside and other magazines.
A Retro Fitness franchisee cut their electricity costs by adding eco-friendly features.
A father and son road trip led them to launch a small pawn shop that grew into a nationwide franchise.
A doggie daycare business and a cloth diaper service find that expanding their horizons was the path to success.
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Childhood pals find big profits in stripped-down bicycles with their company Pure Fix Cycles.
BikeCaffe, a British franchise concept, brings the coffee house to the customer.
The Beef Jerky Outlet, a 13-unit franchise sells over 200 varieties of small-batch jerky, including alligator, kangaroo and pheasant.
Franchises played a major recovery role in the wake of Sandy, with corporate parents rallying to get local units running so they could help communities in need. Here's how some companies banded together to weather the storm.
Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise.
Employee retention is a key component to any healthy franchise operation. We spoke to company owners and employment experts who have learned the secrets behind worker longevity and the long-term business success that comes with it.
Rare was the '80s office without a motivational poster. We caught up with the man whose Successories had businesspeople hanging on every word.
Sure, there are motivational books and tapes to help you succeed in business. But what if you're in the mood to be inspired by something a little less in your face--and a little more entertaining? We got that.
Lap of Love brings in-home veterinary hospice to ailing pets in a growing number of states.
Jeremy Umland came up with a quick-serve sushi concept: Customers design their own rolls at the counter, then a kitchen full of automated machines helps cooks prepare them for takeout in just minutes.
Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts.
1-800-Autopsy tackles a need that never really goes away.
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