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California Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Expand Franchisee Rights

Franchisors and franchisees are divided over the veto of a California bill that would make it more difficult to terminate franchise agreements.

Franchise Players: A Franchising Power Couple on Making Tough Decisions

This husband-wife duo doesn't believe there is such thing as working too hard, as co-franchisees of two BrightStar Care franchises.

Franchise Players: From Translator to Franchisee at a Tax Franchise

Dulce Cuevas has worked nearly every position possible at Liberty Tax: translator, bilingual tax preparer, tax school instructor, manager and finally multi-unit franchisee.

Flat Year for Fast-Food Is Bad News for the Restaurant Business

While fine dining visits were up 3 percent from last year, quick-service restaurants fell flat.

Franchise Players: From Waiting Tables to Running a Healthy Vending Machine Franchise

After working his way up from waiter to franchise owner at Outback Steakhouse, Cecil Tyrell Whisenton decided to try his hand at healthy vending franchising.

Franchise Industry Strikes Back at NLRB's 'Joint Employer' Decision

The NLRB's recent ruling has the potential to tear the franchise model apart at the seams. So, franchisors and franchisees are taking action.

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.

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.

Before You Jump Into the World of Franchises, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Think proven concept, not big brand, when buying a franchise.

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.

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.

5 of the Wackiest Fast-Food Lawsuits Ever

Some of these lawsuits are hard to swallow, but justice can be sweet.

Activist Investor Tells Olive Garden to Google 'How to Cook Pasta'

Starboard Value published a snarky, almost 300-page presentation telling Darden Restaurants how to mend the struggling Olive Garden brand.

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.

Report: 10 Brands Most Likely to Have Franchisees Default on Their Loans

Looking into buying a franchise? If you're taking out loans, avoid these big-name franchises.

Would You Eat Burger King's Black Cheeseburger?

Burger King Japan is rolling out a burger that's treated with bamboo charcoal to give its cheese and buns and unnaturally dark shade.

Why Chipotle Won't Franchise

The mega-successful burrito chain says it probably won't go the franchising route. Here's why that's a smart move.

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.

Denny's Just Capitalized on Apple's Tech Glitch in a Genius Marketing Move

The restaurant chain was quick to latch onto Apple's tech glitch, creating a clever Twitter post that went viral in minutes.

Why August Was a Terrible Month for McDonald's

McDonald's reported a 3.7 percent drop in global sales in August on Tuesday.

Why Leeza Gibbons Just Bought a Senior Care Franchise

The former talk show host turned to senior care franchising after caring for her mother following her Alzheimer's diagnosis.

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.

Georgia Dealerships Attack Tesla's Direct Sales Model

Georgia is the latest state to attack the electric car company for selling cars directly to customers instead of through auto dealerships.

Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.

Here are some quick gut checks and questions to ask yourself to determine what path you should embark on.

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.
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