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A Canine-Centric Franchise Uses Mobile Tech to Stand Out

Zoom Room offers dogs classes designed just for them that gives them a leg up on the competition.

16 Common Franchise Terms: Explained

Before you investigate opening a franchise, you'll need to know the lingo. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- industry terms.

How to Keep Your Seasonal Franchise Going Year-Round

Don't let your business grind to a halt when your traditional selling period comes to a close.

How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

How Eric Casaburi's Retro Fitness and Let's Yo! franchise systems bounced back after the superstorm.

704 Business Opportunities

Startup information of 704 franchises and non-franchise business opportunities.

Top 10 Global Franchises for 2012

Our list of top global franchises knows no borders

Two Men and a Truck's Bumpy Road to Franchise Success

Inside the 20-year journey of the successful moving franchise.

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.

A Former Patient Opens a Home Healthcare Franchise

After recovering from a car accident, Rick Collett decided to pursue healthcare and ended up opening a BrightStar Care home healthcare franchise.

StearClear Gives Customers a Safe Lift Home

A designated-driver franchise that utilizes smartphone technology.

Bed Bug Chasers Franchise Keeps Focus on its Niche

Rather than expand to a full-spectrum pest-control business, Bed Bug Chasers expands within its niche.

BizBox Brings the Store to the Customer

The 6,000-pound retail shop can be pulled by a large pickup truck to wherever potential customers may gather.

Pizza Fusion Takes Green Mainstream

The organic pizza franchise wants its eco-friendly mission to exist subtly in the background.

Four Companies Transforming the Franchising World

Franchising may not seem like an innovative endeavor, but these businesses are game changers.

Established Companies Try Franchising

Decades-old companies decide to give franchising a go.

Golden Krust Franchise Brings Jamaican Flavor Stateside

How an immigrant family business grew by expanding their menu of Jamaican fast food.

Brother and Sister Team Start a Trendy Used Clothing Franchise

Inspired by her franchise-owning parents, Chelsea Sloan started Uptown Cheapskate with her brother Scott while she was still in college.

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.

Can Your Business Be Franchised?

There are several questions you should ask yourself before deciding if you should franchise your business.

New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.

The Creator of 'The Best Sandwich in America' Shares His Secrets to Success

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.

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.

Chick-fil-A in Gay-Rights Fracas as Supporters Line Up

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."

From Small-Town Day Spa to Flourishing Franchise

How a contrarian approach helped one entrepreneur scale her spa business to more than 25 franchise units in 14 states.

Top 10 Franchises for Veterans

They want you: These franchises are embracing and supporting former military personnel in a big way.

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