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The chicken sandwich may not be the sexiest menu item, but about 2.4 billion of them were served in the last year.
William and Jen Vancor wanted to beef up their retirement funds. So, they opened a jerky franchise.
Slipping sales, negative momentum and ‘zero creativity' has franchisees worried, a new survey says.
The coffee giant continues to prove itself a master of buzz.
The coffee company announced an updated dress code, raises across the board and free snacks while working.
For every 10 new franchises that open in the U.S., nine close, according to a new report.
This former police officer went from working in a former war zone in Bosnia to running a Merry Maids franchise.
In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
After losing his job on his second day in a new city, Connor Ferguson found a new career in urgent care franchising.
Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Lynne Lawson always wanted to be an interior decorator. When she turned 40, she decided it was finally time to leave her career as an IBM exec and take the plunge.
A new study reveals that local affiliates' top reason for avoiding social media and digital advertising is because they are 'too complicated.'
Allow neuroscience to guide your logo design.
Seeking a new chance to be directly involved in others' lives, Page Cole made the career switch from minister to senior care franchisee.
The fast-food chain is tackling rumors about pink slime, McRibs and horse meat with the help of former 'MythBusters' co-host Grant Imahara, in a new ad campaign.
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