Julie B. Davis

Franchisors Encourage Entrepreneurship

Take a look at these systems that help people reach their dream of owning a franchise.

The State Of International Franchising

Why so many U.S. franchises are sold on overseas expansion . . . and how international franchisees can benefit
Franchises

Seasonal Franchises

Part-time and secondary businesses that turn slow seasons into boom times

Attention, Sports Fans!

It's time to check out these opportunities in sports-related franchising.

Home Is Where the Money Is

And improving the home is where today's franchises are headed.

Fitting In

You know you need extra help. But where are you going to put an employee? Here are three options for the homebased business owner.
Starting a Business

Small Wonders

Once considered the second-rate alternative to a "real" storefront, today's kiosks offer benefits their full-sized counterparts can't.
Starting a Business

Uncle Sam Wants You

Funding from the Small Business Innovation Research program

You'd Better Shop Around

Buying an existing business? Smart idea. But before you sign on the dotted line, make sure the business is all it's cracked up to be.
Starting a Business

Ready For Takeoff

Mission, possible: It's easier than ever to launch your new business, thanks to business incubators that help start-ups fly.

Deals on Wheels

You can afford a retail business! Successful kiosk and cart entrepreneurs reveal how.

Buddy System

Will your team work? Follow these pointers to ensure a perfect pairing.

Must See TV

Got a problem? Let homebased business experts Paul and Sarah Edwards solve it.

What A Racket!

What you really need to know.

Give Them A Hand

Southpaws reach out to international customers.