News and Articles About Franchise 500
We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
Lower startup costs -- sixty of these homebased companies can be started for less than $50,000 -- are just part of the reason for these businesses' popularity.
A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
For the first time ever, Pizza Hut is selling pizza by the slice in new stores, as well as rolling out digital menu boards and deck ovens.
The International Franchising Association predicts that franchise growth and job creation will outpace the wider economy in 2014.
It's the gourmet meal of a lifetime. Just don't look down.
These 10 franchises are leading the way into the New Year.
A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year.
The companies in our Franchise 500 are showing dramatic gains. Here are the sectors that are leading the charge.
The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.
Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500.
You don't have to break the bank to get started in franchising. Check out our list of the top businesses you can launch for less than $50,000.
Our top global franchises are primed for growth.
Restaurants or other food-related businesses represent a large portion of our franchise 500 ranking. Here is a list of the 122 food-related companies by category.
Our list of the franchises that are best in class.
A variety of fresh concepts are livening up franchising.
Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises.
What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff.
Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts.
Savvy systems offer financial help to their franchisees.
1-800-Autopsy tackles a need that never really goes away.
When times got tough, these franchisees held their ground and didn't look back.
It's been a long road to franchise success for Rosati's Pizza stores who squeak onto our ranking at number 499.
Convenience and online strategy drive rapid growth for the 24-hour micro-gym franchise.
With new strategies for growth, these powerhouses lead our ranking.