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
Kirk McGary decided to leap into uncharted waters and franchise his company in 2005.
Top franchises that get the job done from home or on the road.
Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
From child care to spa services, a look at the opportunities in the franchising world.
Franchise Success Stories
With three studios open and thriving, this paint-and-sip franchise's future looks picture perfect.
These franchises are adding units at light speed
Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
The companies on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list are showing big gains. These are the sectors that are taking the lead.
These international franchises are offering up a world of possibilities.
This category, which includes children's enrichment, fitness, spa and senior care services, is among the fastest growing in the franchise world.
Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
Here are some companies finding new ways to do business.
Quick-service and full-service restaurants plus retail food businesses accounted for over one quarter of our top franchises for 2014, proving that food franchises are a healthy business.
He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people.