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Franchisees Who Grew Million-Dollar Businesses

Franchisees Who Grew Million-Dollar Businesses

With hard work and trust in the concept, franchisees can make it big. From a maid service, to a restaurant and a photography studio, here's how three entrepreneurs profited from their own spin on a franchise's business plan.
How a Downsized Burrito Led to Franchise Success

How a Downsized Burrito Led to Franchise Success

A Moe's Southwest Grill franchisee's idea for a smaller, more healthful burrito was a hit with customers chainwide.
Friendly's Bankruptcy: A Lesson for Any Franchisee

Friendly's Bankruptcy: A Lesson for Any Franchisee

Our franchise columnist looks at what happens to any franchise operator when a parent company files for bankruptcy protection.
Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise

Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise

Some franchisers will try to steer prospects to franchisees who will only sing their praises. Follow these five steps to make sure your research yields a more accurate picture of how a system is faring.
How a Business-School Grad Became a Successful Franchisee

How a Business-School Grad Became a Successful Franchisee

After college, a twentysomething rejects loftier professions and becomes Sir Grout's hardest-working franchisee.
Sizing Up a Franchise in Six Steps

Sizing Up a Franchise in Six Steps

Follow this outline to determine which franchise may be the right one for you.
How Your Franchisees Can Be Your Best Sales People

How Your Franchisees Can Be Your Best Sales People

If your system is performing, your best marketing reps are your franchisees.
A Senior-Care Franchisee Draws on His Own Experience

A Senior-Care Franchisee Draws on His Own Experience

After a brain injury left him disoriented and forgetful, a former small-business owner finds clarity in cooking.

How I Did It: Three Franchisee Success Stories

These franchise owners share something in common: An indomitable spirit, which makes their personal stories so enlightening.
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