Franchisees

How This 26-Year-Old Learned the ABCs of Running an Education Franchise
Education

How This 26-Year-Old Learned the ABCs of Running an Education Franchise

On-the-job training sets a young tutor's career in motion.
4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees
Franchises

4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees

If you've worked for a franchise for a length of time, you've got a leg up on becoming an owner.
Rick Bisio
Why This Couple Jumped at the Chance to Own a Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Couple Jumped at the Chance to Own a Franchise

Dick and Jean Neff mixed friendship and business after meeting Jim and Joanne Foster, and the results speak for themselves.
Carly Okyle
How One Man's Air Force Experience Led to Life as a Hydraulic Hose Franchisee
Franchise Players

How One Man's Air Force Experience Led to Life as a Hydraulic Hose Franchisee

Bill Lesswing worked as a PIRTEK employee for over a decade, and now he's transitioning to a franchisee as he opens the company's first Tennessee location.
Carly Okyle
When His Franchisor Dreams Fizzled, This Man Became a Successful Franchisee
Franchise Players

When His Franchisor Dreams Fizzled, This Man Became a Successful Franchisee

With years of experience in the restaurant business behind him, Darin Beck is moving forward as a franchisee.
Carly Okyle
How Franchising Helped Me Find Work-Life Balance
Franchise Players

How Franchising Helped Me Find Work-Life Balance

This father of three left a job in retail, leaving behind unpredictable schedules in the process.
Carly Okyle
Why This Company Bought North Carolina's Oldest Printing Business
Franchisees

Why This Company Bought North Carolina's Oldest Printing Business

Entrepreneur stops the presses for a Q&A with Chris Andrews, an AlphaGraphics franchisee.
The 5 Sections to Pay Close Attention to in a Franchise Disclosure Document
Franchises

The 5 Sections to Pay Close Attention to in a Franchise Disclosure Document

A great deal of your time and money is on the line, so you need to know everything there is to know about the franchise you want to purchase.
Rick Bisio
This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters
Franchisees

This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters

Loyalty and ambition drive a U.S. success story.
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
Joint Employer

Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Kate Taylor
Why This Company Could Reshape Franchise Funding
Franchises

Why This Company Could Reshape Franchise Funding

ApplePie Capital serves up a fresh financing model.
New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees
Minimum Wage

New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees

A state-appointed panel has recommended a significant increase from $8.75 an hour.
Kate Taylor
From Franchisor to a Competitor's Franchisee: How a Hooters Owner Bounced Back
Career Change

From Franchisor to a Competitor's Franchisee: How a Hooters Owner Bounced Back

Former Hooters owner is back in business at Twin Peaks.
Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft
Minimum Wage

Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft

Officials say that the owner of nine Papa John's locations failed to properly pay employees minimum wage and overtime.
Kate Taylor