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Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group
Mobile Payments

Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group

As the terrorist organization ISIS dominates international news, a mobile wallet company with the same name is now calling itself "Softcard."
Kate Taylor
What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?
Minimum Wage

What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?

Westfield Valley Fair Mall in California is divided between two minimum wages, each with its own set of problems.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising

After 55 years operating in the pharmaceutical business in Mexico, Medix decided to enter the American market as a Medifast franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Fast-Food Workers to Strike in 150 Cities Across the U.S.
Minimum Wage

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: 'Marketing Is Still My Biggest Challenge'
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough

Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops.
Kate Taylor
A Barbecue-Cleaning Franchise Gets Fired Up
Franchises

A Barbecue-Cleaning Franchise Gets Fired Up

Grill-cleaning can make for a grate opportunity for franchisees.
Franchise Players: A Pet Care Franchisee Changed Her Life at 21
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How I Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds
Franchises

A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds

Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Dark-Roast Coffee for the First Time Ever
Coffee

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.
Kate Taylor
In Sexual Harassment Case, California Rules Domino's Isn't Responsible for Misconduct
Franchise

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.
Kate Taylor