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The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention.
Arnie Williams worked in the franchise industry on the corporate level for 27 years before investing in his own franchise.
Burger King is bringing back a bizarre campaign from 2004 in the hopes of striking ad gold twice.
After 12 years in banking and finance, Stephanie Hopkins decided she wanted to open her own business without quitting her job.
The coffee giant is pushing into the handcrafted sodas market and could be looking to take a stake in one of the biggest names in the game.
Taco John's is hardly as big as Taco Bell, but it landed a big-name partner in burrito making.
Dan Roda became a Nurse Next Door franchisee after working in sales for 31 years in an effort to find a job that was fully meaningful.
On the heels of a disappointing earnings report, McDonald's announced its mascot is getting a new look and joining social media.
After nine years as a stay-at-home mom, Andrea Sammreich reentered the working world as a Pillar to Post Home Inspections franchisee.
While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused.
This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience.
In a quarter that saw fast-food breakfast wars and the polar vortex, here's how McDonald's is measuring up to the competition.
Tony Lutfi started his career in franchising as a cook at Jack in the Box. Now he owns 21 restaurants plus five other brands.
After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.
One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
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.
The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Fast-food chains have been trying to one-up each other with wacky offerings like the Waffle Taco and Chicken Corsage. Here are some of the weirdest items on the menu.
After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.
Boston Pizza customers can now vote on whether the chain should begin selling a Pizza Cake, a gas-powered pizza cutter or a pizza air freshener.
The burger chain is eyeing an aggressive expansion plan over the next decade.
After years of self-employment, this franchisee wanted to get into business for himself but not by himself.
Hot on the heels of the drumstick corsage, KFC is bringing back the super-hyped Double Down.
After a grim February, restaurants once again ruled as the largest job creators in the franchise sector.
Lower startup costs -- sixty of these homebased companies can be started for less than $50,000 -- are just part of the reason for these businesses' popularity.
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