BY Jason DaleyShu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
BY Kate TaylorAfter declining in 2012, the number of restaurant visits prompted by a deal or discount increased in 2013, reports The NPD Group.
BY Joel LibavaIf you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options.
BY Kate TaylorBurger King's net income surged in the third quarter due to its franchising strategy and heavily-hyped products.
BY Kate TaylorMcDonalds franchisees have long protested the burger chain's pricing moves. Will the new 'Dollar Menu & More' provide a solution?
BY Kate TaylorA month after introducing healthier snacks to its stores, 7-Eleven has added pricey wines to its shelves in the hopes of attracting a younger crowd.
BY Kate TaylorThe franchise industry created over 15,000 new jobs in September, according to the ADP National Franchise Report.
BY Kate TaylorAs the government shutdown stretches on, some franchisees find themselves lacking customers and in need of frozen SBA loans.
BY Jason DaleyBy cutting out major food menus, these businesses let franchisees -- and their customers -- focus on what's truly important: what's in the glass.
BY Kate TaylorFast-food chains such as Starbucks, McDonald's and Subway make up the highest percentage of meal expenses on corporate cards.
BY Kate TaylorPrivate businesses located on national parks and in federal buildings face substantial losses during government shutdown. How should owners react?
BY Jason DaleyPhoto booths are making a comeback, and the founder of the DVDNow Kiosks franchise, has created a touchscreen, open-air 'booth' that's connected to social media.
BY Kate TaylorIf you're a big brand looking to get bigger, having a cool mobile app is one way to get customers talking. Here are six chains that are doing it right.
BY Kate TaylorThe iconic hamburger chain has rebranded itself 'Fries King.' Or so it appears.
BY Kate TaylorHaving exited the Northeast in the '90s, Hardee's is planning a comeback starting in New Jersey and New York.
BY Kate TaylorFranchisees are putting holds on expansion and cutting full-time employees in an attempt to temper expenses from health-care reform.
BY Kate TaylorThis nifty infographic breaks down the state of the franchise economy in terms of jobs, growth, policy and what to expect in the coming year.
BY Jason DaleyWhile the entire Wendy's franchise goes through a reboot, one franchise owner is taking an extra step, cleaning out dead weight and hiring almost 500 well-trained workers to Michigan restaurants.
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