Tracy Stapp Herold
Tracy Stapp Herold is the special projects editor at
magazine. She works on franchise and business opportunity stories and listings, including the annual
Want to start a business, but don't want to deal with an office or a storefront? These are the franchises for you.
Our annual Franchise 500 listing reveals 14 sectors where franchising is booming with opportunity. Here's a look.
New franchises are holding their own against older competition
Here's a look at three of the most popular industries in this year's Franchise 500 and the trends that are shaping their future.
From burgers to child care to staying fit, our annual list of trends in the franchise world shows where to consider putting your money to make money.
Starting a Business
Franchises with lower costs of entry can make it easier to be your own boss. Here's a look at the strategies behind low-cost franchising and where to find successful opportunities.
Franchising is exploding in international markets, from Latin America to Asia to Europe and beyond. Here's a look at the franchises leading the worldwide expansion, along with insight on how to succeed on the global stage.
Our annual list of new businesses in the world of franchising. Plus, a look at four franchisors with innovative, fresh approaches.
The caring business is booming. Here's a look at two franchisees in the niche.
Use our list of 30 child-, health- and senior-care franchises to find the right opportunity for you.
Veterans have myriad opportunities for franchise success--often at special rates. Here's a look at some of the best options.
Starting a Business
Lonnie Helgerson has headed up Ident-A-Kid, Expetec and Computer Doctor, but he's also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Helgerson's latest company combines his knowledge of both worlds.
Snap-on Tools franchisee Greg Welch puts training into action.
Our annual list of low-cost franchises.
BookKeeping Express helps small-business owners virtually manage the back office.
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