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How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire
Food Trucks

How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire

Coolhaus founder Natasha Case went from selling ice cream sandwiches out of an old postal truck to self-made millionaire. Here's how.
Kate Taylor
Restaurant Job Growth Rebounds in March (Infographic)
ADP Reports

Restaurant Job Growth Rebounds in March (Infographic)

After a grim February, restaurants once again ruled as the largest job creators in the franchise sector.
Kate Taylor
Jobs

5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage.
Natalia Angulo
Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'
Legal Center

Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
Geoff Weiss
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Franchise Players: Serving Up Sweet Tea at a Southern Franchise With a 'Radical Fan Base'
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Serving Up Sweet Tea at a Southern Franchise With a 'Radical Fan Base'

Bojangles' is known for having some of the most dedicated customers in the industry. Kristal Beaver would know -- she was one prior to becoming a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million
IPO

GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub's IPO has proved to be a treat for investors, as the stock jumped 54 percent in its public debut.
Kate Taylor
Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan
Food Businesses

Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan

Dairy Queen is taking on the challenge of opening a franchise in the heart of New York City, with plans to open 35 to 50 more restaurants in the area.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Married Burger Franchisees on Playing to Each Other's Strengths
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Married Burger Franchisees on Playing to Each Other's Strengths

After 30 years of experience outside the franchising industry, this couple now works together at Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How I Went From Fine Dining to Fast Casual
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How I Went From Fine Dining to Fast Casual

How this McAlister's franchisee went from owning an Italian fine dining restaurant to running 23 delis.
Kate Taylor
'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords
Food Businesses

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer.
Kate Taylor
Looking to Steal Taco Bell's Thunder, McDonald's Offers Free Coffee
McDonalds

Looking to Steal Taco Bell's Thunder, McDonald's Offers Free Coffee

The day after Taco Bell began its breakfast sales, McDonald's announced plans to offer free McCafe coffee for two weeks during breakfast hours.
Kate Taylor
How Chicken Soup For the Soul Started Selling Actual Soup
Food Businesses

How Chicken Soup For the Soul Started Selling Actual Soup

The feel-good book publisher's move into food products provides a lesson in how to stay true to your brand even as you expand.
Kate Taylor
Panera Gets Serious About Tech, Says Its Future Depends On It
Food Businesses

Panera Gets Serious About Tech, Says Its Future Depends On It

The soup and sandwich chain is introducing tech upgrades that include mobile ordering and self-checkout kiosks.
Kate Taylor
Talk About Ambition: One Girl Scout Sold 18,000 Boxes of Cookies
Young Entrepreneurs

Talk About Ambition: One Girl Scout Sold 18,000 Boxes of Cookies

Katie Francis of Oklahoma City broke the national record, selling more than 18,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in seven weeks. Her secret? Commitment.
Kate Taylor