Tracy Stapp Herold

Tracy Stapp Herold

Tracy Stapp Herold is the special projects editor at Entrepreneur magazine. She works on franchise and business opportunity stories and listings, including the annual Franchise 500.
Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.
Franchises

Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.

Pick your passion from our list of top personal-service franchises.
Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)
Franchises

Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)

These business range from dog training to event planning and more.
Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising
Franchises

Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising

A Detroit couple decided to take a different approach when they opened their art-instruction franchise. Last year, they were the chain's highest-grossing franchisees.
The Top Global Franchises
Franchises

The Top Global Franchises

Could these worldwide franchises be your passport to the future?
More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000
Franchise Opportunities

More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000

Don't let cost prohibit you from owning a franchise. Check out these options.
How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations
New Ideas

How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations

Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisee Brad Shellen proves that, in franchising, creativity counts.
A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost
Franchises

A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost

Feeling hungry? Sink your teeth into these food companies that ranked in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500.
Meet the Man Who Started the First-Ever Property Management Franchise
Franchises

Meet the Man Who Started the First-Ever Property Management Franchise

Kirk McGary decided to leap into uncharted waters and franchise his company in 2005.
Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs
Home-based Business

Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs

Top franchises that get the job done from home or on the road.
How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year
Franchises

The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year

From child care to spa services, a look at the opportunities in the franchising world.
An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee
Franchise Success Stories

An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee

With three studios open and thriving, this paint-and-sip franchise's future looks picture perfect.
Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015
Franchises

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

These franchises are adding units at light speed
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
Franchise 500

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.