Franchises

News and Articles About Franchises

The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans
Startup Basics

The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans

Vets deserve special consideration this Memorial Day. In the entrepreneurial world, certain franchisors haven't forgotten that.
David Nilssen
These 101 Franchises Are the Best of the Best
Franchises

These 101 Franchises Are the Best of the Best

From auto repair or sandwich making, these franchises rank at the top of their industry categories.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle
Legal Center

Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle

The breastaurant chain says that the franchisee failed to take action following warnings from police and corporate headquarters.
Kate Taylor
Presented by
A Former Athlete Spills on Opening a Fitness Franchise
Franchise Players

A Former Athlete Spills on Opening a Fitness Franchise

After a life of playing and coaching sports, Heidi Parr became a multi-unit Power Train franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Cracking the Coffee Code: What Happens Behind the Scenes at Dunkin's Test Kitchen
Tastemakers

Cracking the Coffee Code: What Happens Behind the Scenes at Dunkin's Test Kitchen

Here's how the chain serves up consistent, quality coffee to its army of loyal customers from China to Southern California.
Kate Taylor
The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry
Legal Center

The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.
Kate Taylor
Presented by
Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is
Legal Center

Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.
Kate Taylor
Presented by
Navy Veteran's Servant Leadership Helped Turn Around His Franchise
Franchise Players

Navy Veteran's Servant Leadership Helped Turn Around His Franchise

Company growth -- made possible by employees who feel valued -- is on the horizon.
A Pretzel Franchise That Won't Leave Anyone Bent Out of Shape
Franchise Players

A Pretzel Franchise That Won't Leave Anyone Bent Out of Shape

This New York City firefighting franchise finds that with Philly Pretzel Factory there are mercifully few fires to put out.
Joan Oleck
A Franchise That Says It With Flowers, and Fruit and Chocolates
Franchise Players

A Franchise That Says It With Flowers, and Fruit and Chocolates

As an Edible Arrangements franchisee, Scott Greenberg finds inspiration for his other business: motivational speaking.
Joan Oleck
The 8 Craziest Ways McDonald's Has Tried to Boost Sales
McDonalds

The 8 Craziest Ways McDonald's Has Tried to Boost Sales

In celebration of McDonald's 75th birthday, here are some of the chain's wackiest recent menu items and marketing tactics in the last year.
Kate Taylor
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be
Loans

New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be

There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
Kate Taylor
Freshii's CEO Says McDonald's Franchisees Want to Open Healthy Shops Inside Fast-Food Restaurants
Health

Freshii's CEO Says McDonald's Franchisees Want to Open Healthy Shops Inside Fast-Food Restaurants

Matthew Corrin believes opening Freshii locations in McDonald's would be win-win for everyone involved -- and he says that franchisees agree with him.
Kate Taylor
Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand
Franchise Players

Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand

More than 30 years after his mother founded the business, Matt Rand turned Rand Realty into a Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate franchised location.
Kate Taylor