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Do Your Homework Before You Open a Franchise Business -- or, in This Case, Five
Franchise Players

Do Your Homework Before You Open a Franchise Business -- or, in This Case, Five

Decisions you make on the front end will heavily impact the long-term health of your business.
Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual
Dominos

Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual

With a strong first quarter, the pizza chain believes it has found the balance to bring customers in the door.
Kate Taylor
Dunkin' Sales Warm Up Despite Frigid Winter
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Sales Warm Up Despite Frigid Winter

The donut and coffee chain grew same-store sales nearly 3 percent, as franchisees were forced to get flexible due to difficult conditions.
Kate Taylor
Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements
Franchise Players

Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements

Don't go into business scared of the unknown, says HealthSource franchisee David Mathias.
Kate Taylor
Yum Invests $185 Million in Modernizing KFC Franchises
KFC

Yum Invests $185 Million in Modernizing KFC Franchises

The parent company is taking over KFC's domestic marketing as franchisees remodel back of house.
Kate Taylor
6 Things to Expect From McDonald's Secret Turnaround Plan
McDonalds

6 Things to Expect From McDonald's Secret Turnaround Plan

The company is cooking up a recipe for a financial turnaround and will reveal it on May 4.
Kate Taylor
How a NY Food Cart Is Becoming an International Brick-and-Mortar Chain
Food Businesses

How a NY Food Cart Is Becoming an International Brick-and-Mortar Chain

The Halal Guys dish on opening a franchise of brick-and-mortar eateries.
Why Franchisees Need to Remember to Think Like True Entrepreneurs
Franchise Players

Why Franchisees Need to Remember to Think Like True Entrepreneurs

Jerry Baltus is not only a business coach for franchisees and other business owners – he's a franchisee himself.
Kate Taylor
Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs
Home-based Business

Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs

Top franchises that get the job done from home or on the road.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls All Products Over Listeria Worries
Recalls

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls All Products Over Listeria Worries

The company is taking an aggressive approach to safety after ice cream samples tested positive for the bacteria listeria.
Kate Taylor
I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur
Franchise Players

I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur

For Leslie Kuban, franchising offered a way to be her own boss without taking on the same risks of starting her own business.
Kate Taylor
These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets
Why I Franchised

These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets

After successfully starting a franchise in the home inspections industry, Bill Redfern launched a second franchise in the home health care sector.
In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees
Joint Employer

In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as separate entities.
Kate Taylor
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