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This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas
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This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas

Tim Brasher, former CEO of La Perla, is teaming up with his son to open 10 Coconut's Fish Cafe locations.
Kate Taylor
Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant
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Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant

Jeffrey Urbas is a firefighter through and through, working as a fire sergeant with the City of Detroit Fire Department while also running a Firehouse Subs.
Kate Taylor
How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston
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How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston

After falling in love with the food, Matt D'Alessio partnered with restaurateur Laurence Wintersteen to bring the falafel franchise to his city.
Kate Taylor
Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas
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Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas

The best place to learn how to host a grand opening? Vegas, baby.
Kate Taylor
This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
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This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Kate Taylor
How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise
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How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise

When Irfan Ali realized that he could open Seva studios in Walmart locations, he was sold on the concept.
Kate Taylor
How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight
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How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight

Today, Steve and Dennis Holzwarth are trying to spread the word about a Profile by Sanford location of their own.
Kate Taylor
The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise
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The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise

In 2011, Allen Dikker founded a fast-casual chain that is all about potatoes.
Kate Taylor
Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship
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Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship

Brandon Pettke became only the eighth HealthSource franchisee in the world when he opened his franchise.
Kate Taylor
Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25
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Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25

Matt Stewart is a third-generation heating and cooling professional.
Kate Taylor
It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best
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It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best

Here's what Becky Edgren has learned as a woman in the male-dominated field of emergency restoration.
Kate Taylor
I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.
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I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.

Shashi Patel knew he wanted to open his own business. He also knew it would be easier to do so if he was backed by a franchise.
Kate Taylor
How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise
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How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise

Sherri Meyer and Nicole Newkirk spill on opening an Epcon Home Building Franchisee.
Kate Taylor
How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.
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How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.

Sixteen years ago, Ken Adair became one of the first franchisees to bring Pirtek to America.
Kate Taylor