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Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving
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After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.
April 18, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: I'm On My Own, But Not Alone

Franchise Players: I'm On My Own, But Not Alone

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After years of self-employment, this franchisee wanted to get into business for himself but not by himself.
April 17, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us

Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us

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With a wealth of experience in corporate management, these Goddard School franchisees knew the right franchisor was key to success.
April 16, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing

Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing

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In a serious sign of customer loyalty, Akash Lal became the owner of his local go-to PostNet location to save it from shuttering its doors.
April 14, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: International Hooters Franchisee on Taking the Business Worldwide

Franchise Players: International Hooters Franchisee on Taking the Business Worldwide

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With Hooters locations from South Africa to Portland, Ore., Michael Pruitt knows how to make a brand go global.
April 12, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How This Popcorn Franchisee Gets Business Popping

Franchise Players: How This Popcorn Franchisee Gets Business Popping

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Melanie Kittrell knows that people love popcorn. So, she's working to find new ways to sell it to eager customers.
April 10, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Serving Up Sweet Tea at a Southern Franchise With a 'Radical Fan Base'

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

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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.
April 9, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee

Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee

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Chad Hierholzer gained experience as a health-care screening services client before becoming a Star Wellness franchisee himself.
April 7, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: A 'College Hunk' Franchisee on Dealing With Red Tape

Franchise Players: A 'College Hunk' Franchisee on Dealing With Red Tape

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Operating 'College Hunks' franchises across four states, Stephen Bienko has dealt with plenty of state regulations and red tape.
April 4, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Married Burger Franchisees on Playing to Each Other's Strengths

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

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After 30 years of experience outside the franchising industry, this couple now works together at Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries.
April 3, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How I Went From Fine Dining to Fast Casual

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

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How this McAlister's franchisee went from owning an Italian fine dining restaurant to running 23 delis.
April 2, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Don't Expect to Make Money Right Away

Franchise Players: Don't Expect to Make Money Right Away

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Franchising isn't for those trying to make a quick buck, says this sports league franchisee.
April 1, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: An Ex-Convict Starts Life Anew as a Franchisee

Franchise Players: An Ex-Convict Starts Life Anew as a Franchisee

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After serving six years for bank fraud, John Rusnak seems to have found redemption in franchising.
March 28, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: A Fitness Franchisee Who Persevered Through Cancer

Franchise Players: A Fitness Franchisee Who Persevered Through Cancer

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Instead of giving up when he was diagnosed with cancer, Woody Bedell doubled down and opened his first Exercise Coach studio.
March 27, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Before You Buy a Franchise, Talk to Former Employees

Franchise Players: Before You Buy a Franchise, Talk to Former Employees

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Bruno Lima didn't just talk to other Anago franchisees before franchising – he reached out to ex-employees.
March 26, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention

Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention

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For this franchisee, franchising allowed her to serve others – and find the love of her life.
March 25, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising

Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising

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After 24 years in the U.S. Army, Ron Adams put the skills he gained as a drill sergeant to use as a franchisee.
March 24, 2014 in Franchises
Why I Franchised: A Fitness Business That Looks Out for the Over-50 Crowd

Why I Franchised: A Fitness Business That Looks Out for the Over-50 Crowd

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These franchisors took it upon themselves to provide somewhere for older gym-goers to get fit, founding Welcyon, Fitness After 50.
March 21, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer

Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer

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After working in electronics retail stores for years, Scott Meyers decided it was time to start his own family business.
March 21, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: These Baby Boomers Got Into Franchising for Their Kids

Franchise Players: These Baby Boomers Got Into Franchising for Their Kids

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When Brian and Karen Bourlier bought a Buffalo Wings & Rings franchise, they did it for their sons – not for themselves.
March 20, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee

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

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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.
March 19, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like

Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like

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Daniel Schrodt worked as a consultant on forestry and gardening for 20 years before jumping into the world of franchising.
March 18, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Burger Franchisee on How Not to Get Fried

Franchise Players: Burger Franchisee on How Not to Get Fried

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A baby boomer with decades of experience in the franchise industry explains what franchisees should look for in a brand.
March 17, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: This Franchisee Caught the Business Bug in High School

Franchise Players: This Franchisee Caught the Business Bug in High School

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Molly Martin has known since sophomore year of high school that she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Here's how made it happen as a Wireless Zone franchisee.
March 13, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: A Young Franchisee Brings Family's Lessons to Forever Yogurt

Franchise Players: A Young Franchisee Brings Family's Lessons to Forever Yogurt

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Mit Patel draws inspiration from his family as he ventures out as his own franchisee.
March 12, 2014 in Franchises

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