BY Kate TaylorThe International Franchising Association predicts that franchise growth and job creation will outpace the wider economy in 2014.
BY Jason DaleyWith the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
BY Joe PrushaWhether you are picking a franchise or shopping for shoes, one thing is the most important: a good fit.
BY Kate TaylorFollowing a quarter of weak sales, Ruby Tuesday announced plans to close 30 restaurants.
BY Kate TaylorAs McDonald's promises to buy 'verified sustainable' beef by 2016, the question remains -- what exactly is sustainable beef?
BY Kate TaylorThe drive-in chain is continuing its expansion with franchised restaurants in California and New York.
BY Kate TaylorThe pizza chain says the first purchase made online was one of its large pies. To mark the anniversary, it's offering customers an appetizing discount.
BY Kate TaylorWhile you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.
BY Kate TaylorFrom advice on how to name your franchise to the brilliance of KFC's 'Go Cup', a look at the most-read franchise stories of the year.
BY Kate TaylorApplebee's customers are usually seeking deals for dinner. This New Year's, however, one franchisee is charging big bucks for an open bar and buffet.
BY Nina ZipkinAnother piece of misguided advice on McDonald's employee McResource Line has landed the fast-food chain in hot water.
BY Kate TaylorDespite struggling with sales in Asia, McDonald's will open its first restaurant in Vietnam in 2014.
BY Kate TaylorAs Red Lobster struggles, Darden is looking to sell or spin off the seafood restaurant to focus on more profitable up-and-coming chains.
BY Kate TaylorChipotle will apply its fast and fresh formula to pizza and a Subway franchisee plans to open a Subway Pizza Express in 2014.
BY Kate TaylorAccording to the ADP National Franchise Report, the U.S. added 13,070 new franchise jobs in the last month, with 12,970 of them in the restaurant sector.
BY Kate TaylorThe casual dining chain has taken the rare step of rolling out delivery services, mirroring sister-company Magianno's focus on large parties.
BY Kate TaylorCoca-Cola Co. announced yesterday that it is splitting its operations to expedite refranchising of its bottling system.
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