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Franchise Players: A Military Veteran and Leukemia Survivor Embraces Life as a Franchisee

After 10 years in the Marines and a bout with leukemia, this franchisee decided she wanted to be an entrepreneur.

From Pizza in a Cone to Poutine: The Marketing Power of Far-Out Food Franchises

These franchise founders are turning oddball menu offerings into serious business.

Franchise Players: Learning to Manage Entry-Level Employees

Devang and Chaitali Kothari didn't realize that the biggest challenge in franchising would be learning to be good managers.

Franchise Players: What This Franchisee Power Couple Has Learned in Two Decades of Entrepreneurship

After taking a leap of faith 22 years ago, Susan and Dan Manwaring have opened 14 Batteries Plus Bulbs stores.

New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It

A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.

Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings

Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up.

Franchise Players: An Advertising 'Mad Man' Takes On In-Home Care Franchising

Ken Kuck explains how he and his wife became franchisees in the space.

Franchise Players: How Franchising Provided a Solution for This Minister and His Disabled Son

The owner-investor franchise model was the perfect fit for this family preparing for an uncertain future.

At Restaurants, Calorie Counts Shape Most Customers' Orders

Calorie counts do matter – 57 percent of customers use menus' nutritional information when deciding what to order, according to a new CDC survey.

How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise

When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in.

Franchise Players: A Temp Works Her Way to the Top

When Renee Rodriquez started as a temp at Express Employment Professionals, she never expected she'd someday become a franchisee herself.

Franchisees in Puerto Rico Claim McDonald's Broke FTC Rule

In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules.

Franchise Players: How I Bought an Embroidery Franchise at 21

Maria Emma's key to running a successful business at age 21: having the support of a franchise team.

Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

This Culver's franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.

Franchise Players: My 5 Tips for Potential Franchisees

From travel agent to CruiseOne franchisee, Michael Ramdial is dedicated to making vacation dreams a reality.

Franchise Players: A Former Banker Escapes Monotony Through Franchising

While Steve Betts felt trapped working at a bank, franchising allowed him to find freedom in entrepreneurship.

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.

Franchise Players: From Selling Clothes Out of a Basement to Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store

In just a few months, these boutique franchisees' business was far too big for a basement.

Franchise Players: Don't Rush to Find the Right Franchise

With the help of an entrepreneurial coach, this Maui Wowi franchisee learned that finding the right franchise was all about passion.

How to Spot the Ideal Franchise Opportunity for You

No franchise is perfect, but some can come pretty close -- you just have to go in with your eyes open.

Why Early Adopters Will Win the Franchise Game

A 'don't-rock-the-boat' strategy is no longer an acceptable option.

Franchise Players: I Grew My Business Through Co-Branding

Richard Helmey was grew his printing business by co-branding with FASTSIGNS. Here's how.

The Weirdest Fast-Food Mashups in America

X plus Y equals fast-food mega sales? From Doritos Locos Tacos to the Pizza Cake, bizarre food concoctions are appearing on menus across the nation.

Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America

In the battle of the chain restaurants, Consumer Reports found that customers were sick of many of fast food mega-chains' specialties.

Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor

Franchising provided Jasen Lawrence with mentors with direct experience and expertise in his business.
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