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How a Smaller Franchise Partnered With a Billion-Dollar Brand on the Flamin' Hot Cheetos Burrito

Taco John's is hardly as big as Taco Bell, but it landed a big-name partner in burrito making.

Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation

Dan Roda became a Nurse Next Door franchisee after working in sales for 31 years in an effort to find a job that was fully meaningful.

Midlife Crisis? Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover, Joins Twitter

On the heels of a disappointing earnings report, McDonald's announced its mascot is getting a new look and joining social media.

Franchise Players: This Former Stay-at-Home Mom Takes on Home Inspection Franchising

After nine years as a stay-at-home mom, Andrea Sammreich reentered the working world as a Pillar to Post Home Inspections franchisee.

Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars

While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused.

Franchise Players: How This CEO Manages 170 Franchised Locations Across 6 Brands

Tony Lutfi started his career in franchising as a cook at Jack in the Box. Now he owns 21 restaurants – plus five other brands.

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.

Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett

One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.

Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising

Getting in on the ground floor can lead to big things in a world where a relatively modest investment can turn into a profitable business.

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.

8 Totally Weird Fast-Food Items That Everyone Is Talking About

Fast-food chains have been trying to one-up each other with wacky offerings like the Waffle Taco and Chicken Corsage. Here are some of the weirdest items on the menu.

Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving

After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.

Drive-In-Loving Franchisees, Take Note: Sonic to Open 1,000 Restaurants in Next 10 Years

The burger chain is eyeing an aggressive expansion plan over the next decade.

Franchise Players: I'm On My Own, But Not Alone

After years of self-employment, this franchisee wanted to get into business for himself but not by himself.

KFC to Bring Back the Infamous Double Down

Hot on the heels of the drumstick corsage, KFC is bringing back the super-hyped Double Down.

Restaurant Job Growth Rebounds in March (Infographic)

After a grim February, restaurants once again ruled as the largest job creators in the franchise sector.

Our Top Homebased Franchises, No Office Space Required

Lower startup costs -- sixty of these homebased companies can be started for less than $50,000 -- are just part of the reason for these businesses' popularity.

Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us

With a wealth of experience in corporate management, these Goddard School franchisees knew the right franchisor was key to success.

5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises

With apps, wearable tech and the ability to micromanage franchisees across the country, tech is giving fitness chains new ways to flex their business muscle.

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.

KFC's Drumstick Corsages Are the Latest Quirky, Millennial-Targeted Fast-Food Experiment

In the ongoing battle to prove which fast-food chain 'gets' millennials the most, KFC is now selling corsages for prom

Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing

In a serious sign of customer loyalty, Akash Lal became the owner of his local go-to PostNet location to save it from shuttering its doors.

From Independent Business Owner to Franchisee

Don Robinson has been an independent restaurant owner -- twice -- but has come to the realization that being a franchisee plays to his strengths.

Franchise Players: International Hooters Franchisee on Taking the Business Worldwide

With Hooters locations from South Africa to Portland, Ore., Michael Pruitt knows how to make a brand go global.

The Real Reason Business Travelers Love Fast-Food (Hint: It's Not Because They're Big Mac Addicts)

A new report shows that the three restaurants business travelers expense the most are Starbucks, McDonald's and Panera Bread. Here's why.
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