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Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together
Franchise Players

Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together

Mike and Janine Callahan didn't realize how their skills could complement each other as business owners until they opened a Showhomes location.
Kate Taylor
How New York City Got Its First Denny's
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How New York City Got Its First Denny's

Denny's is aiming to be a grand slam in Manhattan.
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McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger
McDonalds

McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger

As the fast-food chain dabbles in premium ingredients, it is adding sirloin burgers to the menu for a limited time.
Kate Taylor
The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It
Franchise Players

The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It

As a Sylvan Learning Center franchisee, Tony Brogan has learned how to guide an business dedicated to spreading knowledge.
Kate Taylor
Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King
Burger King

Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King

It only seems right that Burger King foot the bill for the wedding of Joel Burger and Ashley King after their engagement announcement went viral.
Kate Taylor
Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business
Franchise Players

Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business

Naomi Cotrone already had six years of experience in the in-home care industry prior to opening a Right at Home franchise.
Kate Taylor
5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors

Insiders from Food Network's new show 'Food Fortunes' spill on how to make investors bite.
Kate Taylor
Sin Is in at These Booming Eateries
Trends

Sin Is in at These Booming Eateries

At some restaurants, the seven deadly sins aren't just vices: They're big business, too.
Katie Little
Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee
Franchise Players

Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee

Jason and Michele Serkin were fans for Famous Toastery before they became franchisees.
Kate Taylor
After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee
Franchise Players

After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee

Gary Yenser had a job, but he gave it up to live his dream of owning a business.
Carly Okyle
Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location
Chicken

Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location

Is the fast-casual-influenced Super Chix a Chick-fil-A knockoff or a serious contender?
Kate Taylor
An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets
April Fools Day

An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets

After receiving an enthusiastic response for the fictional Cricket Milkshake, Wayback Burgers decided to make the protein-rich prank a reality.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees

The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.