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Becoming a Company's First Non-Corporate Franchise Owner
Franchise Players

Becoming a Company's First Non-Corporate Franchise Owner

Here's how Jeffrey Schwartz was able to confidently become a franchise's first true franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed
Franchise Players

Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed

Peter Castorena says that franchisor support was key to becoming a successful Minuteman Press franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Bringing a New Fitness Franchise to the Pacific Northwest
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Bringing a New Fitness Franchise to the Pacific Northwest

Rick Hascall knew that Workout Anytime would be a hit in Oregon and the surrounding area.
Kate Taylor
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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.
Entrepreneur Staff
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