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From Military Pilot to Engineer to Personal Trainer
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From Military Pilot to Engineer to Personal Trainer

Aaron Anthonsen has done it all. Here's why this veteran decided to become a GYMGUYZ franchisee.
Kate Taylor
How a Struggling Veteran Found Success at a Train-Themed Restaurant Franchise
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How a Struggling Veteran Found Success at a Train-Themed Restaurant Franchise

After returning from Iraq, Shaun Garry struggled to find work, until he discovered 2Toots, a restaurant chain that hopes to become the first predominantly veteran owner-operator franchise.
Kate Taylor
What You Can Learn From a Failed Franchise Investment
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What You Can Learn From a Failed Franchise Investment

In Franchise Players, Entrepreneur typically highlights successful franchisees. Here's one franchisee who failed – and what he has learned.
Kate Taylor
Why Good Oil Co. Decided to Enter the Restaurant Business
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Why Good Oil Co. Decided to Enter the Restaurant Business

For Don Good, working in the family business means working in more than one industry, as a third generation gets ready to take on gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Becoming the Largest Franchisee of a 50-Year-Old Brand
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Becoming the Largest Franchisee of a 50-Year-Old Brand

Over the last eight years, Gregg Hansen has become the biggest Huddle House franchisee, with 18 locations across the U.S.
Kate Taylor
Proving Myself as an Employee Allowed Me to Become a Franchisee
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Proving Myself as an Employee Allowed Me to Become a Franchisee

Neil DiBiccari started at the bottom at Unishippers. Today, he is a multi-unit franchisee.
Kate Taylor
I Was an Entrepreneur From Day One
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I Was an Entrepreneur From Day One

Immediately after graduating college, Bob White opened a car wash. He's been pursuing different entrepreneurial projects ever since.
Kate Taylor
Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza
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Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza

Jeff Burrill had a feeling that Pizza Studio was about to take off – and he was right. This year, the franchise is opening 100 new locations.
Kate Taylor
Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL
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Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL

After six years playing professional football, Power Train franchising provided Adam Terry the structure he needed as he began his career as a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee
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What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee

Don Grindle left corporate America to become the first person to buy a Money Pages franchise.
Kate Taylor
How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise
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How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise

Chris Cole saw a career-boosting opportunity with Brightway Insurance to open an independent insurance agency.
Kate Taylor
Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business
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Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business

Keshuv Aggarwal's family own and operates more than 50 Subway restaurants. Here's why he expanded into the chicken wing business.
Kate Taylor
From Civil Engineer to Instant Imprints Franchisee
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From Civil Engineer to Instant Imprints Franchisee

Anna Shmukler says it was fate that brought her to Instant Imprints. Here's how she became a franchisee after 30 years in the engineering field.
Kate Taylor
If Your Business Isn't Evolving, It's Dying
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If Your Business Isn't Evolving, It's Dying

Mike Druce has been a franchisee for Academy of Learning College for six years, but he's far from done growing.
Kate Taylor