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Kate Taylor is a staff writer covering franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants,
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When Chad Ragland heard the restaurant's owners were selling their Wild Wing Cafe location, he knew he had to take action.
Fast Casual Restaurants
Shake Shack's founder Daniel Meyer, billionaire Steve Case and other investors are sold on the healthy, seasonal fast-casual.
Mergers and Acquisitions
In 2008, Ruth's Hospitality Group bought Mitchell's Fish Market for $92 million. Then, the recession hit.
Crumbs Bake Shop
With a new owner at the helm, the cupcake chain is continuing its post-bankruptcy comeback by introducing ice cream and more gluten-free products.
Working as an artist instructor at a Pinot's Palette studio convinced Emma Harvey to establish her own location.
The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
The chocolate industry already can't keep up with how much we want to eat, and it's only getting worse.
The original meal replacement company says it won't take legal action, but discouraged the knockoff from trying to compete.
A burger topped with berries is the latest of Burger King Japan's bizarre fast food offerings.
After 34 years in the restaurant industry, Bryan Rhodes decided to open his own Window Genie franchise.
Here's how this former NFL player became a Snap Fitness franchise owner.
The pizza chain just added a boatload of new menu items and revamped its website, logo and employee uniforms. Will franchisees be able to keep up with all the change?
Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.
If you are a veteran interested in franchising, you have until January to apply for 7-Eleven's free franchise giveaway contest.
One would think raising three kids and acting as CMO for a tech startup would be enough of a challenge, but Riza Ayson wanted more.
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