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Anna Shmukler says it was fate that brought her to Instant Imprints. Here's how she became a franchisee after 30 years in the engineering field.
Mike Druce has been a franchisee for Academy of Learning College for six years, but he's far from done growing.
Sour flavors, vegetable mashups, a ramen renaissance and more extreme food trends are on tap for this year.
Lorrie Leary and Mike Coon could not have guessed that searching for pretzels to snack on would lead to them becoming franchisees.
Starting this summer, Styrofoam takeout containers and packing peanuts will no longer be allowed in the city.
The fast-food giant is cutting 63 corporate jobs after a spectacularly difficult 2014.
Joel Trost started working at Two Men and a Truck at age 19. Today, he's grown into franchisee material at the company.
The International Franchise Association predicts a solid 2015 for franchised businesses, though regulatory battles loom.
Yogurtland's philosophy sold Sung Ok on the fro-yo franchise's business model.
After a franchisee refused to remodel and update its point-of-sale system, Wendy's decided it was time to take action.
As Wiz Khalifa allegedly eyes a Nando's chicken franchise, here are six other rappers who can help guide him on his foray into franchising.
When David Meldrum came out of retirement to become a Checkers franchisee, he did so in an uncharted territory for the brand: Las Vegas.
Jeff Emmer predicted a huge industry shift coming in the senior care industry. So, he decided to become a ComForcare franchisee himself.
John and Elspeth Newlands developed many of the skills that would be essential to their future franchise well before they became Budget Blinds franchisees.
When Sophia Wasu entered the franchising business, she decided to take over an existing Sylvan Learning Center.
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