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Brother-Franchisees Who Certainly 'Tasted' the Goods Before Committing
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Brother-Franchisees Who Certainly 'Tasted' the Goods Before Committing

Rahul and Rohit Arora worked at Blimpie restaurants as managers for 10 years before making the move to ownership.
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These Franchisees Are on Fire, Not Ice, When It Comes to Philanthropy
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These Franchisees Are on Fire, Not Ice, When It Comes to Philanthropy

With proceeds from their Kona Ice franchise, Ted and Sandra Andrews of Ohio have raised $190,000 for children's and community organizations in Southeast Ohio.
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A Franchise Choice That Began With a Heart-Stopping Incident in a Backyard Pool
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A Franchise Choice That Began With a Heart-Stopping Incident in a Backyard Pool

Howard Berkowitz was drawn to the British Swim School when his own son nearly drowned.
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A Carpet Care Company's Unconventional Path to Franchising
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A Carpet Care Company's Unconventional Path to Franchising

Franchisor, contractors and franchisees worked together to help create MilliCare Textile and Carpet Care franchise.
Kate Taylor
A Father-Son Team That Brings Serious Franchising Experience to a Fresh Pizza Concept
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A Father-Son Team That Brings Serious Franchising Experience to a Fresh Pizza Concept

With more than 30 years in the franchise industry, JD and John Draper felt that Pie Five Pizza was the perfect new concept for the next stage of their careers.
Kate Taylor
A Franchise Who Learned to 'Network' in Much More Than a Computer Kind of Way
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A Franchise Who Learned to 'Network' in Much More Than a Computer Kind of Way

Bob Riesenbach imposed certain requirements on himself to escape his "quiet, introverted side" and find small business success.
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This Franchisee Has Long Been in the Telemarketing Biz, But His Heart 'Called Out' for Pretzels
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This Franchisee Has Long Been in the Telemarketing Biz, But His Heart 'Called Out' for Pretzels

"When you show up to a gathering with a party tray, you're the favorite person at the event," says David DuCoin of Philly Pretzel Factory's product.
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An Immigrant-Franchisee Who Truly Built His Home Healthcare Business From Nothing
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An Immigrant-Franchisee Who Truly Built His Home Healthcare Business From Nothing

Native Jordanian Omar Bataineh knows, more than most home-grown Americans, about the value of hard work.
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Why This Doctor Decided to Become a Franchisee
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Why This Doctor Decided to Become a Franchisee

Dr. Samrah Mansoor's inflexible schedule in the world of medicine led her to the world of franchising.
Kate Taylor
What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising
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What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising

Brendan Ryan believes that military and police personnel are perfectly prepared for the franchise industry.
Kate Taylor
The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer
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The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer

Nicole Carr wears many hats at Little Sunshine's Playhouse.
Kate Taylor
A 'Smooth,' Not to Mention, Sweet, Choice for a Franchise
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A 'Smooth,' Not to Mention, Sweet, Choice for a Franchise

"How awesome is it to be able to sell a product you are passionate about?" Quamisha Nelson says of her Smoothie King franchise.
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From Iraq to Lubbock: These Franchisee-Veterans Have Found Peace, and a Focus on Kids
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From Iraq to Lubbock: These Franchisee-Veterans Have Found Peace, and a Focus on Kids

The Little Gym franchise company now offers active duty military a 50 percent discount off the franchise fee.
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This Popcorn Franchisee Was 'The Boss' Until That Other 'Boss' (Springsteen) Popped Up
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This Popcorn Franchisee Was 'The Boss' Until That Other 'Boss' (Springsteen) Popped Up

Geoff Frischman was attracted to Doc Popcorn for its flexibility in the number of locations he could own and for its business support.
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