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Kate Taylor is a staff writer cover franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants,
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With new software, researchers say Yelp reviews can serve as a crystal ball for restaurant failures.
Two months after Darden's dramatic board restructuring, Olive Garden beat analysts' expectations and reported its first positive same-store sales in more than a year.
After working as managers at a Two Men and a Truck location in Chicago, Brian Stern and Nicole Wiese moved to Boston to become franchisees of their own location.
It's not cheap to buy your office a quality lunch, but if you're offering perks, this one could improve your bottom line.
When Jesse and Cori Reisch opened a fitness franchise for the 50-plus crowd, they wanted to have a greater purpose than to turn a profit.
A kale-loving solopreneur triumphed over the famous chicken chain, who's slogan is 'Eat Mor Chikin.'
At McDonald's restaurants in Japan, medium and large fries have been taken off the menu.
After ending his career in the New York City subway system, Tom Scarda became a Maui Wowi franchisee. Now, he helps others find the right franchise for them.
When Slava Kopilevich had the chance to bring the Sarpino's Pizzeria brand to Florida, he decided to relocate to become the first franchisee in the state.
John Lee Hancock, director of 'The Blind Side,' is reportedly in negotiations to direct a movie on the early days of McDonald's.
When Nancy and Dave Dalton began looking into opening their own business, they let their love for animals serve as their guide.
Yum Brands, the parent company of the three chains, is so focused on millennials, its executives used Twitter lingo during a major investor meeting.
Carl's Jr. is serving up burgers made from grass-fed, free-range cows.
After 10 years of owning a valet company, Rich Wilkinson decided to relocate to open a Which Wich location in South Carolina.
The fast-food chain is finally taking serious action to fix slumping sales, making menu cuts while focusing on fresher, higher-quality food.
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