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
30 Recent Stories
Dog collars in the vending machines? A personal trainer on a computer chip? Why didn't we think of that?
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With their unique concept, a couple is helping seniors in more ways than one.
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Franchises reward individuals and focus on promoting the greater good.
The latest in fun franchising: renting motorcycles to thrill-seeking travelers.
Opening his franchise on a tight schedule wasn't easy, but Jim Solis was up to the challenge.
A staffing agency finds its niche pairing moms and others with jobs that match their schedules.
Think owning a franchise will stifle your creative side? These companies show how fun franchising can be.
One taste of gelato wasn't enough--so this entrepreneur bought the business.