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After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey
Tesla

After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey

The direct sales model triumphs in the Garden State.
Kate Taylor
How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight
Franchise Players

How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight

Today, Steve and Dennis Holzwarth are trying to spread the word about a Profile by Sanford location of their own.
Kate Taylor
Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout
Minimum Wage

Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.
Kate Taylor
The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise
Franchise Players

The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise

In 2011, Allen Dikker founded a fast-casual chain that is all about potatoes.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
McDonalds

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
Kate Taylor
Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship
Franchise Players

Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship

Brandon Pettke became only the eighth HealthSource franchisee in the world when he opened his franchise.
Kate Taylor
Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast
Cupcakes

Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast

Marcus Lemonis is bringing a limited breakfast menu to select Crumbs locations.
Kate Taylor
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