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The Story of a Commercial, An Apology and a Glass of Pepsi
Advertising

The Story of a Commercial, An Apology and a Glass of Pepsi

The latest commercial from sandwich chain Arby's is just a glass of Pepsi and a voice over. Here's why.
Kate Taylor
Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu
Burger King

Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu

A full four decades after retiring the 'Yumbo' in 1974, Burger King is bringing back the hot ham and cheese sandwich.
Kate Taylor
Starting From Scratch After 15 Years in the Workforce
Franchise Players

Starting From Scratch After 15 Years in the Workforce

Eric Silver had worked at a small business, a medium-sized business and a large corporation, but nothing felt right until he opened up his own franchise.
Kate Taylor
One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers
McDonalds

One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers

The 'McMass' project proposes an entrepreneurial way to grow church membership: Open up fast-food franchises inside.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut Wants to Read Your Mind With New Digital Menu
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Wants to Read Your Mind With New Digital Menu

The pizza chain says its 'Subconscious Menu' can determine what pizza you are craving in less than three seconds.
Kate Taylor
Helping Dementia Patients Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Helping Dementia Patients Through Franchising

As Right at Home franchisees, Mark and Dr. Nicole Ross serve their community with a new program that helps battle memory loss through music.
Kate Taylor
My Franchise Is Like My Second Child
Franchise Players

My Franchise Is Like My Second Child

Dusty King is both a loving father and a devoted BlueGrace Logistics franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Turning a Mom-and-Pop Business into a Franchise That Serves 14 States
Franchise Players

Turning a Mom-and-Pop Business into a Franchise That Serves 14 States

In 9 years, Vincent Lee took a small janitorial business and turned it into a franchise that provides services for huge companies including Nike and FedEx.
Kate Taylor
Why Pizza Hut Expects to Set a Sales Record on Thanksgiving Eve
Pizza

Why Pizza Hut Expects to Set a Sales Record on Thanksgiving Eve

For pizza chains, the day before Thanksgiving is one of the five busiest days of the year.
Kate Taylor
You're Either an Entrepreneur or You're Not. There Is No In-Between.
Franchise Players

You're Either an Entrepreneur or You're Not. There Is No In-Between.

Shahid Hashmi is an entrepreneur through and through, as the franchisee of 40 Popeye's, two Burger Kings and one ZIPS Dry Cleaning.
Kate Taylor
Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany
Burger King

Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany

The company is closing a whopping 13 percent of its restaurants in Germany following an undercover report that exposed the locations' expired food, sanitary violations and bad working conditions.
Kate Taylor
Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday

Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday

As small businesses claim the Saturday after Black Friday, local restaurants are getting in on the action.
Kate Taylor
How These Subway Owners Decided to Open a Teriyaki Madness Franchise
Franchise Players

How These Subway Owners Decided to Open a Teriyaki Madness Franchise

This husband and wife duo already own 16 Subway franchises. Now, they're expanding into the Asian grill market.
Kate Taylor
How These 8 Restaurant Chains Are Mixing Up Their Menus for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

How These 8 Restaurant Chains Are Mixing Up Their Menus for Thanksgiving

Don't want to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen? Find out which restaurant chains are branching out to serve turkey – or turkey ice cream cake -- this year.
Kate Taylor