News and Articles About Franchises
In the latest lawsuit that attempts to define the line between independent entrepreneur and employee, the court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors.
Two franchisees spill on how they managed to make this fast-casual staple catch on in New England.
Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink.
Franchise Players: How Six-Time Ukrainian Ballroom Dance Champs Became Fred Astaire Dance Studio Franchisees
Sasha and Olga Bylim came to the U.S. to teach ballroom dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio. Today, they are the franchisees of their own locations.
It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.
After retiring from the NFL, Troy Williamson decided to open a Which Wich restaurant in Aiken, S.C., where he grew up.
Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Monday that they are discussion a merger, with Burger King corporate potentially moving to Canada.
Pizza Hut's latest Japanese commercial campaign stars incredibly cute cat employees at a fictional pizza joint.
A look at the common fears of aspiring franchisees when it comes to choosing their franchise location.
The International Franchise Association claims Seattle's new minimum wage law discriminates against franchisees, and says it's all one labor union's fault.
With 21 franchise locations in seven states, John Russell understands that just because different locations are under the same brand doesn't mean they are identical.
After becoming an Anago franchisee in Florida, Gloria Columna became the franchise's sole master franchisee in Puerto Rico, where she grew up.
Affordable, streamlined and closing in on 1,000 locations can Chris Rondeau turn Planet Fitness into a mega-chain of McGyms?
Lemonis Fischer's $6.5 million bid for the cupcake chain went unchallenged by the public, meaning the final sale of the company is less than a week away.
Here's why Colleen McKenna became a Welcomemat Services franchisee after a 25 year career in PR and communications.
Some of the words of wisdom that guide my personal life have proved to be just as useful in the office.
After 19 years as a professor at the University of Portland, Dr. Mind Hsu turned his hobby of tutoring into a second career.
On Monday, Taco Bell launched its first ever dollar menu, with advertising that looked as cheap as the tacos.
Here are some companies finding new ways to do business.
Some advice for franchisees on how to decide whether a trip to your franchise's home turf makes sense.
Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend.
New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations.
After finding himself out of a job, Eddie Warren turned his automotive skills and love for cars into a career.
Many Burger King franchisees are dropping the lower calorie fries after less than a year on the menu.
Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising.