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A designated-driver franchise that utilizes smartphone technology.
Decades-old companies decide to give franchising a go.
How an immigrant family business grew by expanding their menu of Jamaican fast food.
Inspired by her franchise-owning parents, Chelsea Sloan started Uptown Cheapskate with her brother Scott while she was still in college.
A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.
There are several questions you should ask yourself before deciding if you should franchise your business.
From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.
Travel Channel host Adam Richman named his sandwich the best in the country, but the owner of Tommy DiNic's has no plans to expand. Here's why.
'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.
Proponents of Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy's same-sex marriage position keep the culture war going today with an unofficial "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
How a contrarian approach helped one entrepreneur scale her spa business to more than 25 franchise units in 14 states.
They want you: These franchises are embracing and supporting former military personnel in a big way.
Whether its playstation-equipped restaurants or swim schools, franchise companies are targeting kids -- and the parents who will pay up for their services.
The franchise world has finally embraced social media. A look at the new services and policies helping the franchise systems work together, plus three tips to build a social fan base.
This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.
This 1-800-Got-Junk franchisee collects other people's unwanted stuff and finds a use for everything viable from clients' homes.
Small-business lending has been showing signs of life, albeit not the activity seen before the recession.
Innovative software empowers franchise owners to respond to customer reviews instantly.
Apricot Lane franchises operate as true boutiques. And they're growing fast.
Greg Carafello was at his flagship location on Sept. 11. He escaped after the second plane hit. Not only did he lose his main branch, but also his best friend.
New franchises are holding their own against older competition
Before sinking your money into a hot franchise concept, make sure it's the real deal -- not a dead duck.
January is when Americans migrate from the bottomless eggnog bowl to the gym. Not surprisingly, fitness clubs win at least a third of all new memberships at the start of the year.
A greater percentage of Asians, African-Americans and other minorities are buying into franchised businesses, as opposed to starting their own independent businesses, says a recent study from the International Franchise Association.
The coming year will see modest growth for the franchise sector, according to the International Franchise Association's annual forecast for 2012.
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