News and Articles About Franchisees
McDonald's says the National Labor Relations Board has deemed it a 'joint employer' a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
With new franchise initiatives, the smoothie chain wants to almost double its number of franchised locations in the next five years.
Just because you own a franchise, a business with proven systems and tested procedures, doesnt mean you can kick back and chillax.
A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.
In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules.
When purchasing a franchise, it is imperative to have your books in order.
The state's lawmakers passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11, the highest minimum wage in the country.
There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee.
Outraged that the new law holds them to stricter rules than small-business owners, franchise owners are fighting back with a lawsuit and full-page ad in the 'Seattle Times.'
The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage.
Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently.
A look at how Mike Lohman spearheaded an effort for Go Mini's dealers to purchase the company.
NPC International's net income dropped 77 percent in the first quarter. And it blames Pizza Hut's lack of digital innovation.
More and more millennials want to be entrepreneurs, but few describe franchising as their dream business. Here's how Subway is trying to change that.
Social media is a key way for franchisees to promote their business. Here are 12 big do's and don'ts.
Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.
One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
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.
The burger chain is eyeing an aggressive expansion plan over the next decade.
Don Robinson has been an independent restaurant owner -- twice -- but has come to the realization that being a franchisee plays to his strengths.
More than 20 franchisees have accused Papa Murphy's of failing to release necessary information in franchise disclosure documents.
The bankrupt sandwich chain has reached a settlement with 12 defunct franchisees who were suing the company for about $40 million.
Consider your personality and approach to business matters to determine if you're ready to start your own company or purchase a franchise.
A Bruster's store gets a prizewinning makeover.