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Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee

Peter Foradas knew that BlueGrace logistics would be a perfect fit because he was already working in the logistics industry – for a different company.
Kate Taylor
Why a Haircut Made This Entrepreneur Decide to Become a Franchisee
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Why a Haircut Made This Entrepreneur Decide to Become a Franchisee

Nate Lehmann spills on how he solved the challenges of being a Sport clips Haircuts franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Why I Opened My First Franchise at Age 70
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Why I Opened My First Franchise at Age 70

Looking for a business to supplement his retirement income, Dwight Teske opened a 18|8 Fine Men's Salon.
Kate Taylor
This Franchisee All-Star Continued Working as She Battled Cancer
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This Franchisee All-Star Continued Working as She Battled Cancer

Linda Saavedra continued her work as a Showhomes franchisee while being treated for breast cancer, ultimately winning Franchisee of the Year.
Kate Taylor
Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise
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Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise

For Debbie and Mike Gulledge, becoming franchisees is like raising two troublesome, but rewarding, kids.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor