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Red Robin Promises Free Lenten Crab Cake Burger If Pope Francis Visits
Pope Francis

Red Robin Promises Free Lenten Crab Cake Burger If Pope Francis Visits

The burger chain has officially invited the pope over for lunch.
Kate Taylor
How VETFRAN Helped Me Become a Franchisee After 20 Years in the Military
Franchise Players

How VETFRAN Helped Me Become a Franchisee After 20 Years in the Military

Eric Stewart has spent most of his life overseas, serving in the military. Now, he's opening a business of his own in Texas.
Kate Taylor
Bennigan's CEO Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is and Buys the Company
Entrepreneurs

Bennigan's CEO Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is and Buys the Company

Seven years after Bennigan's declared bankruptcy, the CEO who resurrected the restaurant chain is buying the company.
Kate Taylor
Instead of Spending $100K on College, This Entrepreneur Took Out a Loan to Open Her Own Business
Franchise Players

Instead of Spending $100K on College, This Entrepreneur Took Out a Loan to Open Her Own Business

At age 24, Shannon Lelli decided to take out a business loan and open her own Planet Smoothie location.
Kate Taylor
This Marriage Proposal Is the Best Free Advertising McDonald's Could Ask For
McDonalds

This Marriage Proposal Is the Best Free Advertising McDonald's Could Ask For

Roy Baine proposed to his high school sweetheart in the same chain where they had their first date in 1965: McDonald's.
Kate Taylor
The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise
Franchise Opportunities

The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Don't be fooled -- buying a franchise isn't for everyone.
Joel Libava
Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise
Franchise Players

Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise

For Debbie and Mike Gulledge, becoming franchisees is like raising two troublesome, but rewarding, kids.
Kate Taylor
6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals
Valentine's Day

6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals

Ready to smooch for your supper at Qdoba or join the world's largest coffee date at Starbucks?
Kate Taylor
What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic
Franchise Players

What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic

Here's what Jane Watts and June Riner have learned about going into business with the love of your life.
Kate Taylor
The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees
Franchise Players

The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees

Angel and Anne Marie Ramos's path to becoming successful dry cleaning franchisees is like no one else's in the business.
Kate Taylor
An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee
Franchise Success Stories

An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee

With three studios open and thriving, this paint-and-sip franchise's future looks picture perfect.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard
Legal Center

Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard

Franchise industry leaders are lobbying to preserve the existing joint employer definition, in contrast to the National Labor Relations Board's recent decisions.
Kate Taylor
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Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise

Jeff and Nancy Huguet had a long history of assisting their elderly neighbors even before they opened their Nurse Next Door franchise.
Kate Taylor