New to the list, Flippin' Pizza serves New York-style pies by the slice.
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Franchising has been in the hot seat in the past year, as a number of legal and political conflicts -- minimum wage, protections for frachisees and the role of franchisors in labor disputes -- have come to a head.
In their own words, these franchisees explain how they overcame difficult situations, including personal illness and a market downturn.
From weird mashups to the pros and cons of franchising, check out the most-read franchise stories of the year.
The companies on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list are showing big gains. These are the sectors that are taking the lead.
Lower startup costs -- sixty of these homebased companies can be started for less than $50,000 -- are just part of the reason for these businesses' popularity.
A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
For the first time ever, Pizza Hut is selling pizza by the slice in new stores, as well as rolling out digital menu boards and deck ovens.
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