News and Articles About Franchisees

Why You Need to Share Your Finances to Buy a Franchise
Money Management

Why You Need to Share Your Finances to Buy a Franchise

When purchasing a franchise, it is imperative to have your books in order.
Joel Libava
Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11
Minimum Wage

Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11

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.
Laura Entis
Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'
Franchise Opportunities

Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'

There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee.
Joel Libava
Franchisees Take Action Against Seattle's Minimum Wage Law
Minimum Wage

Franchisees Take Action Against Seattle's Minimum Wage Law

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.'
Kate Taylor
Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right
Franchisees

Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right

The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage.
Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor
Franchisors

Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor

Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently.
Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor

A look at how Mike Lohman spearheaded an effort for Go Mini's dealers to purchase the company.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut's Biggest Franchisee Says Company Needs to Up Its Digital Game
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut's Biggest Franchisee Says Company Needs to Up Its Digital Game

NPC International's net income dropped 77 percent in the first quarter. And it blames Pizza Hut's lack of digital innovation.
Kate Taylor
Will Franchising Ever Be as Sexy as Tech? Subway Thinks So.
Subway

Will Franchising Ever Be as Sexy as Tech? Subway Thinks So.

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchisees: The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media
Franchise

Franchisees: The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media

Social media is a key way for franchisees to promote their business. Here are 12 big do's and don'ts.
Joe Prusha
Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees
Franchisors

Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.
Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett
Real estate

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
Early Adopters

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

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.
Kate Taylor