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California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights
Franchisees

California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights

New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From Customer to Franchisee at an Automotive Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: From Customer to Franchisee at an Automotive Franchise

After finding himself out of a job, Eddie Warren turned his automotive skills and love for cars into a career.
Kate Taylor
Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries
Burger King

Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries

Many Burger King franchisees are dropping the lower calorie fries after less than a year on the menu.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee

Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising.
Kate Taylor
Chick-fil-A Finally Enters the Fast-Food Coffee Battle
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Finally Enters the Fast-Food Coffee Battle

Watch out, Starbucks: Chick-fil-A is upping its breakfast game by putting a specialty-grade coffee on the menu.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How This Couple Helped a New Orleans Franchise Expand in Arizona
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How This Couple Helped a New Orleans Franchise Expand in Arizona

After moving from Texas to Arizona, this young couple decided to open up the first Painting with a Twist franchise in the state.
Kate Taylor
Nostalgia-Hungry Millennials Convince Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries
Burger King

Nostalgia-Hungry Millennials Convince Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries

Chicken Fries are making a triumphant return at Burger King, two years after being taken off the menu.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Go-Getter Franchisee on Opening a BYOB Painting and Wine Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Go-Getter Franchisee on Opening a BYOB Painting and Wine Franchise

This mother of twins wanted to open her own business, but nothing clicked until she discovered Bottle & Bottega.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From International Entrepreneur to Fro-Yo Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: From International Entrepreneur to Fro-Yo Franchisee

Brian Trager had worked everywhere from Costa Rica to Vietnam before opening up several Menchie's Frozen Yogurt locations in upstate New York.
Kate Taylor
How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire
Franchisees

How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire

Brothers Joe and Allen Hertzman, who own six Long John Silver's, 13 Rally's and 24 Papa John's Pizza units, share what's in their secret franchising sauce.
The Retail Giants That Disappeared
Retail Businesses

The Retail Giants That Disappeared

From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years.
Courtney Reagan
Future Franchisees: Don't Be Thrown by the Financial Disclosure Document
Franchises

Future Franchisees: Don't Be Thrown by the Financial Disclosure Document

Break the FDD down into bite-sized pieces to avoid feeling freaked out and make a well-reasoned decision about becoming a franchisee.
Joel Libava
Ex-Subway Franchisee Concocts a Bizarre $35 Million Blackmail Plot
Franchise

Ex-Subway Franchisee Concocts a Bizarre $35 Million Blackmail Plot

A leaked video, a disgruntled former franchisee and questions regarding Subway's healthiness set a strange blackmail scheme into motion.
Kate Taylor
Wendy's Wants to Go Big in Canada
Wendys

Wendy's Wants to Go Big in Canada

After a decade of stagnation, Wendy's is planning to add over 100 new restaurants in Canada and sell nearly all of its company-owned Canadian restaurants to franchisees.
Kate Taylor