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Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' Today at Dairy Queen
Dairy Queen

Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' Today at Dairy Queen

DQ is one of a number of chains that host an ice-cream giveaway each spring.
Kate Taylor
Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25
Franchise Players

Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25

Matt Stewart is a third-generation heating and cooling professional.
Kate Taylor
It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best
Franchise Players

It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best

Here's what Becky Edgren has learned as a woman in the male-dominated field of emergency restoration.
Kate Taylor
Why Millennials Are Becoming Franchisees
Franchises

Why Millennials Are Becoming Franchisees

A decade ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone in the franchising industry who thought 20 and 30-year-olds were prime franchisee candidates. That has changed.
I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.
Franchise Players

I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.

Shashi Patel knew he wanted to open his own business. He also knew it would be easier to do so if he was backed by a franchise.
Kate Taylor
Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years
Restaurants

Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years

Two years after buying the chain for $55 million, Ignite Restaurant Group is selling Macaroni Grill for $8 million.
Kate Taylor
How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise
Franchise Players

How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise

Sherri Meyer and Nicole Newkirk spill on opening an Epcon Home Building Franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Chick-fil-A Is Finally Coming to New York City This Summer
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Is Finally Coming to New York City This Summer

The Southern chain is set to open the first of 'many' locations in the Big Apple.
Kate Taylor
Why the International Franchise Association Is Suing Seattle
Franchises

Why the International Franchise Association Is Suing Seattle

Oral arguments on the preliminary injunction to prevent Seattle's minimum wage hike start today.
Kate Taylor
How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.
Franchise Players

How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.

Sixteen years ago, Ken Adair became one of the first franchisees to bring Pirtek to America.
Kate Taylor
Why I Sold My Subway Shops to Open a Smoothie Franchise
Franchise Players

Why I Sold My Subway Shops to Open a Smoothie Franchise

Linda Morgan reveals why she and her son-in-law Russ Rissman sold their Subway locations to open up 14 Tropical Smoothie Cafes.
Kate Taylor
Why These Refugees Want to Bring Their Franchise to Vietnam
Franchise Players

Why These Refugees Want to Bring Their Franchise to Vietnam

Coming to the U.S. as refugees Van and Huy Phan already knew the power of hard work and taking risks when they opened their Goddard School location.
Kate Taylor
Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision
Joint Employer

Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision

Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.
Kate Taylor