Franchises The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchises en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:41:00 GMT Fast-Food Workers to Strike in 150 Cities Across the U.S. Fast-food workers are planning a strike this week that could be the largest yet as the responsibilities of franchisors and franchisees continue to be battled in court. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:41:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: 'Marketing Is Still My Biggest Challenge' Ramona Streit became a home care franchisee eight years ago. Here's how she made her decision and what she has learned along the way. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor A Barbecue-Cleaning Franchise Gets Fired Up Grill-cleaning can make for a grate opportunity for franchisees. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Franchise Players: A Pet Care Franchisee Changed Her Life at 21 As a 21-year-old business novice, Lauren Morenz found meaning in her job as a Fetch! Pet Care franchisee. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he’s spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How I Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention For this franchisee, franchising allowed her to serve others – and find the love of her life. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Dark-Roast Coffee for the First Time Ever As the coffee market heats up, Dunkin' Donuts is finally serving up dark-roast brew. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:41:00 GMT Kate Taylor In Sexual Harassment Case, California Rules Domino's Isn't Responsible for Misconduct The California Supreme Court ruled that Domino's could not be held liable as an employer in an employee's sexual harassment case. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMT Kate Taylor Why the Court's Ruling on FedEx Drivers Could Jeopardize the Franchise Model In the latest lawsuit that attempts to define the line between independent entrepreneur and employee, the court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:35:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: These Panera Bread Franchisees Now Have 34 Locations Two franchisees spill on how they managed to make this fast-casual staple catch on in New England. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte? Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:06:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: How Six-Time Ukrainian Ballroom Dance Champs Became Fred Astaire Dance Studio Franchisees Sasha and Olga Bylim came to the U.S. to teach ballroom dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio. Today, they are the franchisees of their own locations. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Former NFL Wide Receiver Buys a Sandwich Franchise After retiring from the NFL, Troy Williamson decided to open a Which Wich restaurant in Aiken, S.C., where he grew up. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Monday that they are discussion a merger, with Burger King corporate potentially moving to Canada. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:57:00 GMT Kate Taylor Cats Run the Show at the Most Adorable Pizza Hut in Japan Pizza Hut's latest Japanese commercial campaign stars incredibly cute cat employees at a fictional pizza joint. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:59:00 GMT Kate Taylor Buying a Franchise? When You Need to Worry About Location. A look at the common fears of aspiring franchisees when it comes to choosing their franchise location. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Joel Libava