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How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business

One entrepreneur's inspiring story of how losing her job turned into a booming beauty franchise.

How International Franchisors Are Making a Name for Themselves in the U.S.

Overcoming cultural and legal differences to stake a claim in the U.S.

The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business

Franchising could be your next big strategy for expansion or it could send your growing business down the wrong path. Here are some key considerations before deciding if franchising is for you.

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.

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.

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.

Franchise Takes the Cafe Concept on the Road

BikeCaffe, a British franchise concept, brings the coffee house to the customer.

Lending to Franchises Reaches the Highest Level Since the Recession

Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association.

227 Franchise Opportunities For Less Than $50,000

Franchise opportunities in almost every industry imaginable, from automotive services to food to senior care -- and all of them can be started for less $50,000.

Top 100 Homebased Franchises

Want a business you can feel comfortable with, minus the cost of a storefront or office? These franchises may be just what you're looking for.

Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013

The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year.

Common Franchise Terms Explained

Before you look into the benefits of opening your own franchise, it helps to know the terminology. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- words you'll need to understand.

How Franchisees Can Find Room for Innovation

Franchisees have to play within their franchiser's rules, but that doesn't mean they have to turn off their creativity.

How to Build Your Franchise on a Solid Staffing Foundation

The people running your new operation are crucial to its success, and training is key.

Top 10 New Franchises

A variety of fresh concepts are livening up franchising.

The Fastest Growing Franchises for 2013

Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises.

How to Name a Franchise

What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff.

Roll It Your Way: Customization and Automation Set U-Sushi Apart

Jeremy Umland came up with a quick-serve sushi concept: Customers design their own rolls at the counter, then a kitchen full of automated machines helps cooks prepare them for takeout in just minutes.

How One Business Bounced Back from Bankruptcy

Four factors that led to Fatburger's financial comeback.

Best and Worst Franchise Trends of 2012 (Infographic)

Our look at the trends on fire, the ones that have cooled -- and everything in between.

Franchises Expected to Outpace Other Industries in 2013 (Infographic)

The franchise industry experienced modest growth this year and despite economic uncertainty, expectations remain cautious but solid for the New Year.

A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

A waterless car wash offers an eco-friendly and affordable option for starting a franchise.

The Best and Worst Online Franchise Promotions of 2012

Our picks for the best, the worst and the craziest online promotions from franchise companies.

Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

The gro-O franchise brings home the green.

Consignment Store Franchise Grows From a Mom's Needs

Just Between Friends clothing store franchise grows from filling needs for family and friends.

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