Franchise Success Stories The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchise Success Stories en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Papa John's Founder on What Makes an Outstanding Franchisee John Schnatter started what is now a billion-dollar pizza franchise in a broom closet. Now, there are 4,500 Papa John’s restaurants located across the globe. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:15:00 GMT Joel Libava The Top 10 Franchises of 2014 These 10 franchises are leading the way into the New Year. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10 A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Meet the Top Franchise of 2014 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. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley A French Fry Franchise Finds Success With Belgian-Style Frites French Fry Heaven feeds an insatiable demand for fries and franchises. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:00:00 GMT Jason Daley An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits How much money can franchisees actually earn running their businesses? Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:00:00 GMT Jason Daley 10 Promising New Franchises These small franchises with distinctive concepts show signs of growth. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 07:30:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Why a Franchising Veteran Launched an Employee Stock Plan 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. Fri, 31 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business One entrepreneur's inspiring story of how losing her job turned into a booming beauty franchise. Sun, 26 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Small Used Jewelry Business Leads to a Growing Pawn-Shop Franchise A father and son road trip led them to launch a small pawn shop that grew into a nationwide franchise. Fri, 03 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How 2 Businesses Stumbled Upon Franchising as the Key to Growth A doggie daycare business and a cloth diaper service find that expanding their horizons was the path to success. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 08:30:00 GMT Jason Daley How a Coffee Franchise With Russian Roots Made it in the U.S. The story of two brothers who brought Soviet inspired coffeehouses to the U.S. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:30:00 GMT David Port How Franchises Worked Together After Superstorm Sandy 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. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Golden Krust Franchise Brings Jamaican Flavor Stateside How an immigrant family business grew by expanding their menu of Jamaican fast food. Sat, 22 Sep 2012 04:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Franchise Bible, 7th Edition How to Buy a Franchise OR Franchise Your own Business Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:00:00 GMT Erwin J. Keup and Peter Keup The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners '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. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT Jason Daley