2013 Franchise 500 http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/2013-franchise-500 The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on 2013 Franchise 500 en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:00 GMT The Fastest Growing Franchises for 2013 Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225487 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225487 Tracy Stapp Herold Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises. How to Name a Franchise What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225196 Tracy Stapp Herold What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff. Truffle Fries With That? Fast-Food Franchises Spice Up Their Menus Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225193 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225193 Jason Daley Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts. Franchisors Offer Their Own Financing Programs Savvy systems offer financial help to their franchisees. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225195 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225195 Michelle Goodman Savvy systems offer financial help to their franchisees. Autopsy Franchise Aims to Educate About Death 1-800-Autopsy tackles a need that never really goes away. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225189 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225189 Jason Daley 1-800-Autopsy tackles a need that never really goes away. How 3 Franchise Owners Came Back From Disaster When times got tough, these franchisees held their ground and didn't look back. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225192 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225192 Gwen Moran When times got tough, these franchisees held their ground and didn't look back. 100-Year-Old Pizza Franchise Finally Cracks the Franchise 500 It's been a long road to franchise success for Rosati's Pizza stores who squeak onto our ranking at number 499. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225187 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225187 Jason Daley It's been a long road to franchise success for Rosati's Pizza stores who squeak onto our ranking at number 499. How Anytime Fitness Broke into the Franchise 500 Top 10 Convenience and online strategy drive rapid growth for the 24-hour micro-gym franchise. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225190 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225190 Jason Daley Convenience and online strategy drive rapid growth for the 24-hour micro-gym franchise. The Top 10 Franchises for 2013 With new strategies for growth, these powerhouses lead our ranking. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/225188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/225188 Jason Daley With new strategies for growth, these powerhouses lead our ranking. Top Franchise for 2013: Hampton Hotels International growth helps keep Hampton Hotels at No. 1 for a third year. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225186 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225186 Jason Daley International growth helps keep Hampton Hotels at No. 1 for a third year. The Demographic Trends Driving Growth in Franchising Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225185 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225185 Tracy Stapp Herold Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing.