Franchises http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/franchises The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchises en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235874 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235874 Kate Taylor Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks. Franchise Players: A Military Veteran and Leukemia Survivor Embraces Life as a Franchisee After 10 years in the Marines and a bout with leukemia, this franchisee decided she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235872 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235872 Kate Taylor After 10 years in the Marines and a bout with leukemia, this franchisee decided she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Why Domino's Latest Ad Was a Smart, If Unintentional, Marketing Play Domino's ad for Specialty Chicken features a reference to a failed cookie pizza just as Pizza Hut rolled out a cookie pizza of its own. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235860 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235860 Kate Taylor Domino's ad for Specialty Chicken features a reference to a failed cookie pizza just as Pizza Hut rolled out a cookie pizza of its own. From Pizza in a Cone to Poutine: The Marketing Power of Far-Out Food Franchises These franchise founders are turning oddball menu offerings into serious business. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235761 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235761 Geoff Weiss These franchise founders are turning oddball menu offerings into serious business. Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235839 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235839 Kate Taylor Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's. Franchise Players: Learning to Manage Entry-Level Employees Devang and Chaitali Kothari didn't realize that the biggest challenge in franchising would be learning to be good managers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235811 Kate Taylor Devang and Chaitali Kothari didn't realize that the biggest challenge in franchising would be learning to be good managers. McDonald's, KFC Embroiled in China Food Safety Scare A supplier to the fast-food chains in China has been accused of using expired meat and allowing unhygienic practices. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235790 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235790 CNBC Staff A supplier to the fast-food chains in China has been accused of using expired meat and allowing unhygienic practices. Franchise Players: What This Franchisee Power Couple Has Learned in Two Decades of Entrepreneurship After taking a leap of faith 22 years ago, Susan and Dan Manwaring have opened 14 Batteries Plus Bulbs stores. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235801 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235801 Kate Taylor After taking a leap of faith 22 years ago, Susan and Dan Manwaring have opened 14 Batteries Plus Bulbs stores. New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235798 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235798 Kate Taylor A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects. Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235706 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235706 Kate Taylor Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up. Franchise Players: An Advertising 'Mad Man' Takes On In-Home Care Franchising Ken Kuck explains how he and his wife became franchisees in the space. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235697 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235697 Kate Taylor Ken Kuck explains how he and his wife became franchisees in the space. Franchise Players: How Franchising Provided a Solution for This Minister and His Disabled Son The owner-investor franchise model was the perfect fit for this family preparing for an uncertain future. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235636 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235636 Kate Taylor The owner-investor franchise model was the perfect fit for this family preparing for an uncertain future. Forget Specialty Blends -- Half the World Prefers Instant Coffee Outside of the U.S., the global instant coffee market is huge and growing fast. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235640 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235640 Kate Taylor Outside of the U.S., the global instant coffee market is huge and growing fast. Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo? Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 Nina Zipkin Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235619 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235619 Kate Taylor Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops. At Restaurants, Calorie Counts Shape Most Customers' Orders Calorie counts do matter – 57 percent of customers use menus' nutritional information when deciding what to order, according to a new CDC survey. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235610 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235610 Kate Taylor Calorie counts do matter – 57 percent of customers use menus' nutritional information when deciding what to order, according to a new CDC survey. How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235592 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235592 Kate Taylor When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in. Chicken Prices Are Rising Because of Rooster Infertility. (We're Serious.) Forget agriculture -- these chickens need some Viagra-culture. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235593 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235593 Kate Taylor Forget agriculture -- these chickens need some Viagra-culture. Taco Bell's New Strategy in the Breakfast Wars: Protein Power Taco Bell is launching a new low-calorie, high protein menu, and is testing Greek yogurt and other high-protein options as breakfast offerings. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235576 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235576 Kate Taylor Taco Bell is launching a new low-calorie, high protein menu, and is testing Greek yogurt and other high-protein options as breakfast offerings. How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234985 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234985 Jason Daley At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system.