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The Top Franchise in Every Industry

The Top Franchise in Every Industry

We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops

Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops

Don Smith owns Valvoline franchises from coast to coast, with locations in 12 states with more than 1,000 employees.
Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee

Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee

Prior to becoming an auto care franchisee, Nick Carpinello worked as a CPA, an equity investor and a controller of a software development company. Here's what he's learned.
Tesla's Direct-Sales Model Banned in New Jersey

Tesla's Direct-Sales Model Banned in New Jersey

In a victory for auto franchises, Tesla Motors has lost its right to sell vehicles in New Jersey.
Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Rissy Sutherland played the field in the franchise industry, before becoming COO of Honest-1 Auto Care.
Franchise Players: From Technician to 'All In' as a Car Care Franchisee

Franchise Players: From Technician to 'All In' as a Car Care Franchisee

When Pete Robinson started as an apprentice technician at a little auto shop, he had no idea he'd some day end up owning his own Meineke Car Center.
As 'Government Motors' Era Ends, a Female CEO Takes the Wheel

As 'Government Motors' Era Ends, a Female CEO Takes the Wheel

Mary Barra, a longtime General Motors employee, deserves some of the credit for turning around GM. Now, she's taking the top job at the company and making history as the only female CEO in the auto industry worldwide.
Franchise Jobs Power 20 Percent of Total Private-Sector Growth in October (Infographic)

Franchise Jobs Power 20 Percent of Total Private-Sector Growth in October (Infographic)

The franchise industry created 25,060 jobs in October, far exceeding the previous month's growth.

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