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Photos: The Top 10 Franchises of 2014
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These 10 franchises are leading the way into the New Year.
January 6, 2014 in Franchises

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

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Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
January 5, 2014 in Franchises
How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

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A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year.
January 2, 2014 in Magazine
Meet the Top Franchise of 2014

Meet the Top Franchise of 2014

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Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500.
December 19, 2013 in Franchises
A French Fry Franchise Finds Success With Belgian-Style Frites

A French Fry Franchise Finds Success With Belgian-Style Frites

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French Fry Heaven feeds an insatiable demand for fries and franchises.
November 12, 2013 in Franchises
An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

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How much money can franchisees actually earn running their businesses?
October 21, 2013 in Franchises
Photos: 10 Promising New Franchises

10 Promising New Franchises

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These small franchises with distinctive concepts show signs of growth.
June 4, 2013 in Franchises
Why a Franchising Veteran Launched an Employee Stock Plan

Why a Franchising Veteran Launched an Employee Stock Plan

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Kelly Saxton has spent over 30 years running restaurant franchises, and one thing he's learned is that good employees are crucial to success and should be rewarded.
May 31, 2013 in Franchises
How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business

How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business

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One entrepreneur's inspiring story of how losing her job turned into a booming beauty franchise.
May 26, 2013 in Franchises
Small Used Jewelry Business Leads to a Growing Pawn-Shop Franchise

Small Used Jewelry Business Leads to a Growing Pawn-Shop Franchise

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A father and son road trip led them to launch a small pawn shop that grew into a nationwide franchise.
May 3, 2013 in Franchises
How 2 Businesses Stumbled Upon Franchising as the Key to Growth

How 2 Businesses Stumbled Upon Franchising as the Key to Growth

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A doggie daycare business and a cloth diaper service find that expanding their horizons was the path to success.
April 26, 2013 in Franchises
How a Coffee Franchise With Russian Roots Made it in the U.S.

How a Coffee Franchise With Russian Roots Made it in the U.S.

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The story of two brothers who brought Soviet inspired coffeehouses to the U.S.
April 18, 2013 in Franchises
How Franchises Worked Together After Superstorm Sandy

How Franchises Worked Together After Superstorm Sandy

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Franchises played a major recovery role in the wake of Sandy, with corporate parents rallying to get local units running so they could help communities in need. Here's how some companies banded together to weather the storm.
March 22, 2013 in Franchises
Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

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Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
October 26, 2012 in Franchises
Golden Krust Franchise Brings Jamaican Flavor Stateside

Golden Krust Franchise Brings Jamaican Flavor Stateside

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How an immigrant family business grew by expanding their menu of Jamaican fast food.
September 22, 2012 in Franchises
The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners

The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners

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'Franchise King' Joel Libava claims he has cracked the code to what makes a successful franchise owner. Find out if you have what it takes.
August 24, 2012 in Franchises
Why Box Buddies Founder Handed Over the Reins to Work as a Franchisee

Why Box Buddies Founder Handed Over the Reins to Work as a Franchisee

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This franchise founder bounced back from hardships the first time around and found success at his own speed.
July 18, 2012 in Success Stories
The Melting Pot Looks to Diversity to Grow its Franchise

The Melting Pot Looks to Diversity to Grow its Franchise

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Fondue franchise broadens its reach to new communities to expand its corporate office and franchisees.
July 17, 2012 in Success Stories
The Making of a Multi-Unit Franchise Maven

The Making of a Multi-Unit Franchise Maven

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Don't just hang up a single sign--build an empire. Here's how one franchisee did it.
July 16, 2012 in Success Stories
From Small-Town Day Spa to Flourishing Franchise

From Small-Town Day Spa to Flourishing Franchise

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How a contrarian approach helped one entrepreneur scale her spa business to more than 25 franchise units in 14 states.
July 12, 2012 in Success Stories
How One Health Care Franchisee Overcame Growing Pains and Found Success

How One Health Care Franchisee Overcame Growing Pains and Found Success

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Daniel Pahos shares lessons learned from managing the explosive growth of his Home Instead Senior Care business.
June 28, 2012 in Success Stories
Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

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This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.
June 3, 2012 in Franchises
Biker Franchise Goes Whole Hog

Biker Franchise Goes Whole Hog

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EagleRider Motorcycle Rental helps tourists hit the road. Learn how it got started and where it's going.
November 18, 2011 in Franchises
20-Something Entrepreneur Multiplies Success in a Salad Franchise

20-Something Entrepreneur Multiplies Success in a Salad Franchise

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A former mall rat serves up fresh ideas with Saladworks franchises in three states.
November 16, 2011 in Success Stories
Photos: Chicken-Wing Franchises Take Off

Chicken-Wing Franchises Take Off

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Buffalo Wild Wings, Wingstop and other chains report a growth spurt, thanks to cheap prices and changing consumer tastes.
November 7, 2011 in Franchises

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