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What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic
Franchise Players

What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic

Here's what Jane Watts and June Riner have learned about going into business with the love of your life.
Kate Taylor
The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees
Franchise Players

The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees

Angel and Anne Marie Ramos's path to becoming successful dry cleaning franchisees is like no one else's in the business.
Kate Taylor
An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee
Franchise Success Stories

An Artful Expansion: How Lisa Riley Found Success as a Pinot's PaletteFranchisee

With three studios open and thriving, this paint-and-sip franchise's future looks picture perfect.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard
Joint Employer

Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard

Franchise industry leaders are lobbying to preserve the existing joint employer definition, in contrast to the National Labor Relations Board's recent decisions.
Kate Taylor
Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise
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Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise

Jeff and Nancy Huguet had a long history of assisting their elderly neighbors even before they opened their Nurse Next Door franchise.
Kate Taylor
How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World
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How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World

Jon-Anthony and Clarissa didn't plan on going into business together. But, when they did, they realized they were a perfect fit as partners.
Kate Taylor
Pharrell Dresses as Hilton Bellhop, Becomes a Brand Favorite Yet Again
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Pharrell Dresses as Hilton Bellhop, Becomes a Brand Favorite Yet Again

When Pharrell showed up onstage dressed like a bellhop, Hilton Hotels had a sassy tweet ready.
Kate Taylor
Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales
McDonalds

Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales

McDonald's global sales dropped almost 2 percent in January, even though same-store sales rose in the U.S. for the first time in more than a year.
Kate Taylor
How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business
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How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business

With Tim living in Alabama and Marie living in Chicago, this duo manages both a long-distance marriage and business partnership as Marco's Pizza franchisees.
Kate Taylor
What I Learned From Operating Franchises in 7 States
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What I Learned From Operating Franchises in 7 States

Michael Knobelock isn't just one of the largest Church's Chicken franchisees. He also owns Little Caesars, Sears and Captain D's locations.
Kate Taylor
Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015
Franchises

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

These franchises are adding units at light speed
Tracy Stapp Herold
Finding Silver Linings in Dark Times as Franchisees
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Finding Silver Linings in Dark Times as Franchisees

In a year in which Gary and Jeanne Bracken faced Jeanne's battle with breast cancer and Gary's downsizing from an executive position, the couple pressed ahead with their new CertaPro Painters franchise.
Kate Taylor
Why Recent Grads Are the Perfect Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why Recent Grads Are the Perfect Franchisee

For one franchisee, it doesn't get any cooler than owning his own Kona Ice trucks.
Carly Okyle