Franchise Players http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/franchise-players The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchise Players en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT Franchise Players: A Layoff Leads to a New Job as Franchisee Kevin Ortner became Renters Warehouse first franchisee because he believed the young company could bring something fresh to the industry. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237733 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237733 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: A Junk Franchise That Only Sells to Veteran Franchisees JDog Junk Removal has one big prerequisite for every potential franchisee: they must be a military veteran. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237676 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237676 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Why a Fro-Yo Franchise Was the Right Fit for This Single Mother of Six Looking for a way to support her six kids as a single mom, Nusha Pelicano discovered Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt by chance. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237624 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237624 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Finding a Franchise With a 'Family' Feel When Nathan Coombs retired from the military, DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen's company culture convinced him that the franchise was the right fit. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237572 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237572 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Franchising Instead of 'Reinventing the Wheel' Even though Steve Ferguson works with an established concept as a U.S. Lawns franchisee, his relationship building skills have helped him land $1 million in annual billings. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237555 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237555 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: The Confusing Realities of Regulation When Paul Danylik opened up an ice cream franchise, he knew he'd have to deal with regulation. He just didn't know how much. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237466 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Why Franchisees Have to Be Owners, Accountants, Janitors and Everything in Between Opening a franchise is very different than working in corporate America – and that's a good thing, according to this franchisee. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237417 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237417 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: I Used All My Money to Buy a Franchise Alison Paton invested her life savings to become a Papa John's franchisee 23 years ago. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237271 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237271 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How a Newspaper Editor Developed an Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Franchising As the newspaper industry struggled, Chris Meyer decided it was time to take a leap as an entrepreneur. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237103 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237103 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: After 9/11, This Franchisee Sold Everything to Reboot His Career For Andrew Slattery, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, were a wakeup call to switch careers and become a franchisee. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236982 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236982 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: I Turned My Small Biz Into a Franchised Location After two decades in the custom closet business, Truman Jepson converted his small business into a franchised location of Closets by Design. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237056 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising After 55 years operating in the pharmaceutical business in Mexico, Medix decided to enter the American market as a Medifast franchisee. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237042 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: 'Marketing Is Still My Biggest Challenge' Ramona Streit became a home care franchisee eight years ago. Here's how she made her decision and what she has learned along the way. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236865 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236865 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231541 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231541 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235619 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235619 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: A Pet Care Franchisee Changed Her Life at 21 As a 21-year-old business novice, Lauren Morenz found meaning in her job as a Fetch! Pet Care franchisee. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231955 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231955 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he’s spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231816 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231816 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How I Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention For this franchisee, franchising allowed her to serve others – and find the love of her life. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232409 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232409 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: These Panera Bread Franchisees Now Have 34 Locations Two franchisees spill on how they managed to make this fast-casual staple catch on in New England. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236860 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236860 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How Six-Time Ukrainian Ballroom Dance Champs Became Fred Astaire Dance Studio Franchisees Sasha and Olga Bylim came to the U.S. to teach ballroom dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio. Today, they are the franchisees of their own locations. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236862 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236862 Kate Taylor