Jason Daley lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin. His work regularly appears in Popular Science, Outside and other magazines.
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.
After John Grassia and David Smith lost their jobs as pilots, they bought an Express Oil Change franchise to supplement their incomes.
Even among the seemingly endless variety of franchises, patterns emerge. Here are some macro trends that will be driving franchising this year.
A waterless car wash offers an eco-friendly and affordable option for starting a franchise.
Our picks for the best, the worst and the craziest online promotions from franchise companies.
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