Sara Wilson

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Franchise Buying Guide

All the Rage

Wondering what everyone will be crazy about in the coming year? Take a sneak peek at the hottest franchising trends for 2005.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 12/04

Michael and Meredith Wickliffe, 40 and 38, founders of Wick's Pizza Parlor and Pub in Louisville, Kentucky
Entrepreneur Magazine

Make a List, Check It Twice

Ever wonder what's on other entrepreneurs' to-do lists?

What It's Like to Own a Computer Repair Franchise

This dependable duo is on hand when technology gives you a hard time.

Operating a Batteries Plus Franchise

A belief in the power of batteries charged this couple up for franchise ownership.

Running a Private Investigation Service

Between cracking cases and running the office, one franchisee uncovers hidden potential in the private-eye business.

Why Older People Are Purchasing Franchises

Think you're too over-the-hill to start a biz? These over-50 entrepreneurs prove it's never too late to buy a franchise.

Trend Watch: Child-Focused Franchises

As the popularity of kid-focused stores and services grows, you can bet the children's franchise biz is a promising place to play.

Return of the Trends

Some trends just never die. Check out these businesses that were hot once . . . and now hot again.

Trend Watch: Senior Care Franchises

Aging Americans require more and more services--are you tuned in to their needs? A senior-care franchise could be your big break in this growing industry.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 11/04

Andy Hyman, 44, founder of Distant Replays in Atlanta

What's Hot in Food?

Before you decide which food business to start, check out these top industry trends.
Success Stories

Shock Value

A belief in the power of batteries charged this couple up for franchise ownership.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 10/04

Cindy Kauanui, 46, founder of Jet Set Management in La Jolla, California
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 09/04

Jeff Jonas, 40, founder of SRD in Las Vegas
Success Stories

High on Life

Genuine enthusiasm translates to good business in any language.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 09/04

Garage refurbishing and franchising 101
Business Ideas

Do Their Bidding

Auction help for eBay novices
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 08/04

Wayne Samiere, 42, founder of Honolulu Fish Co. in Honolulu
Franchise Buying Guide

Coming of Age

Americans are hitting 50 and finding they're anything but over the hill. These entrepreneurs prove it's never too late to buy a franchise.
Success Stories

Hungry for More

With four food franchises on his plate, this owner reveals his recipe for success.
Success Stories

I Spy

One franchisee uncovers hidden potential in a private-eye business.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 08/04

On the auction block
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 07/04

Beth Blake, 34, and Sophie Simmons, 32, founders of Thread in New York City
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 06/04

Orlando Robinson, 31, founder of D&D Innovations in Southfield, Michigan
Success Stories

No Train, No Gain

With sweat and hard work, this franchisee whipped his business into perfect shape.
Success Stories

Shooting for the Stars

Think the sky's the limit? Not when fireworks are involved.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 06/04

Take a wok on the wild side.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Snapshot 05/04

Doug C. Smith, 33, founder of Dean Miller Surf Sheets in Santa Ana, California
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 05/04

The skinny On TLC
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