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What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic
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What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic

Here's what Jane Watts and June Riner have learned about going into business with the love of your life.
The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees
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The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees

Angel and Anne Marie Ramos's path to becoming successful dry cleaning franchisees is like no one else's in the business.
Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise
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Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise

Jeff and Nancy Huguet had a long history of assisting their elderly neighbors even before they opened their Nurse Next Door franchise.
How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World
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How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World

Jon-Anthony and Clarissa didn't plan on going into business together. But, when they did, they realized they were a perfect fit as partners.
How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business
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How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business

With Tim living in Alabama and Marie living in Chicago, this duo manages both a long-distance marriage and business partnership as Marco's Pizza franchisees.
What I Learned From Operating Franchises in 7 States
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What I Learned From Operating Franchises in 7 States

Michael Knobelock isn't just one of the largest Church's Chicken franchisees. He also owns Little Caesars, Sears and Captain D's locations.
Finding Silver Linings in Dark Times as Franchisees
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Finding Silver Linings in Dark Times as Franchisees

In a year in which Gary and Jeanne Bracken faced Jeanne's battle with breast cancer and Gary's downsizing from an executive position, the couple pressed ahead with their new CertaPro Painters franchise.
Why I Talked to Struggling Franchisees Before Buying My Franchise
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Why I Talked to Struggling Franchisees Before Buying My Franchise

Before becoming a FranNet franchisee, Stacy Swift talked to franchisees who loved the company – and franchisees who weren't doing so well.
Working Together as a Couple in Franchising
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Working Together as a Couple in Franchising

After two successful, separate careers, Jody and Jerod Willow teamed up to open a Preferred HealthStaff location together.
Why You Need to Get Your Hands Dirty as a Franchisee
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Why You Need to Get Your Hands Dirty as a Franchisee

When Bill Aicklen became a WORKOUT ANYTIME franchisee, he refused to be a distant owner.
From Military Pilot to Engineer to Personal Trainer
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From Military Pilot to Engineer to Personal Trainer

Aaron Anthonsen has done it all. Here's why this veteran decided to become a GYMGUYZ franchisee.
How a Struggling Veteran Found Success at a Train-Themed Restaurant Franchise
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How a Struggling Veteran Found Success at a Train-Themed Restaurant Franchise

After returning from Iraq, Shaun Garry struggled to find work, until he discovered 2Toots, a restaurant chain that hopes to become the first predominantly veteran owner-operator franchise.
What You Can Learn From a Failed Franchise Investment
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What You Can Learn From a Failed Franchise Investment

In Franchise Players, Entrepreneur typically highlights successful franchisees. Here's one franchisee who failed – and what he has learned.
Why Good Oil Co. Decided to Enter the Restaurant Business
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Why Good Oil Co. Decided to Enter the Restaurant Business

For Don Good, working in the family business means working in more than one industry, as a third generation gets ready to take on gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants.
Becoming the Largest Franchisee of a 50-Year-Old Brand
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Becoming the Largest Franchisee of a 50-Year-Old Brand

Over the last eight years, Gregg Hansen has become the biggest Huddle House franchisee, with 18 locations across the U.S.
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