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McDonald's to Refranchise 3,500 Restaurants Worldwide
McDonalds

McDonald's to Refranchise 3,500 Restaurants Worldwide

The chain will go from 81 percent franchised to 90 percent franchised in the next three years.
Kate Taylor
The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan
McDonalds

The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan

Delivery, refranchising and a new organizational structure – here are the hard facts on how McDonald's wants to fix a broken system.
Kate Taylor
Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry
Legal Center

Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.
Kate Taylor
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A Step Into the Unknown Pays Off for Franchising Couple
Franchise Players

A Step Into the Unknown Pays Off for Franchising Couple

For Heidi and Paul Ferguson, Pillar To Post was the start of a whole new kind of life.
6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked
Franchisees

6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked

Quality coaches are good listeners, and they don't prey on your emotions.
Rick Bisio
How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
Tracy Stapp Herold
After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee
Franchise Players

After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee

Gary Yenser had a job, but he gave it up to live his dream of owning a business.
Carly Okyle
McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees

The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.
Why These Partners in Marriage Became Partners in Business
Franchise Players

Why These Partners in Marriage Became Partners in Business

Home care is where their hearts are.
Carly Okyle
Smooth Operators: How These Franchisees Found Success With Smoothie King
Franchise Players

Smooth Operators: How These Franchisees Found Success With Smoothie King

Intrigued by the idea of a healthy, tasty snack, two smoothie lovers in Alabama are running a sweet trio of Smoothie King stores.
Carly Okyle
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Why This Father-and-Sons Trio Joined the PizzaRev Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Father-and-Sons Trio Joined the PizzaRev Franchise

The family that franchises together, stays together.
Carly Okyle
How a Federal Agent Helped a Struggling Taco Restaurant Turn a Profit
Franchisees

How a Federal Agent Helped a Struggling Taco Restaurant Turn a Profit

Audra De Vera's investigative skills helped her solve the mystery of why the taco joint wasn't doing well. Then, she fixed it.
Why Millennials Are Becoming Franchisees
Franchises

Why Millennials Are Becoming Franchisees

A decade ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone in the franchising industry who thought 20 and 30-year-olds were prime franchisee candidates. That has changed.