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3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector
Franchisors

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
Gwen Moran
Why Wendy's Is Suing One of Its Largest Franchisees
Franchisees

Why Wendy's Is Suing One of Its Largest Franchisees

After a franchisee refused to remodel and update its point-of-sale system, Wendy's decided it was time to take action.
Kate Taylor
6 Rappers Who Are Also Franchisees
Franchises

6 Rappers Who Are Also Franchisees

As Wiz Khalifa allegedly eyes a Nando's chicken franchise, here are six other rappers who can help guide him on his foray into franchising.
Kate Taylor
Why I Moved to Vegas to Open the First Checkers Franchise in Nevada
Franchise Players

Why I Moved to Vegas to Open the First Checkers Franchise in Nevada

When David Meldrum came out of retirement to become a Checkers franchisee, he did so in an uncharted territory for the brand: Las Vegas.
Kate Taylor
Why Jack in the Box Is a Franchise to Watch
Franchise 500

Why Jack in the Box Is a Franchise to Watch

After a 24-year hiatus, the chain participated in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list -- and ended up at No. 4.
Why Now Is the Time to Enter the Senior Home Care Industry
Franchise Players

Why Now Is the Time to Enter the Senior Home Care Industry

Jeff Emmer predicted a huge industry shift coming in the senior care industry. So, he decided to become a ComForcare franchisee himself.
Kate Taylor
Bringing Renovation Skills and Feng Shui to the Window Covering Business
Franchise Players

Bringing Renovation Skills and Feng Shui to the Window Covering Business

John and Elspeth Newlands developed many of the skills that would be essential to their future franchise well before they became Budget Blinds franchisees.
Kate Taylor
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
Franchise 500

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The Highs and Lows of Taking Over an Existing Franchise Location
Franchise Players

The Highs and Lows of Taking Over an Existing Franchise Location

When Sophia Wasu entered the franchising business, she decided to take over an existing Sylvan Learning Center.
Kate Taylor
Becoming a Franchisee Allowed Me to Pursue My Bachelor's Degree
Franchise Players

Becoming a Franchisee Allowed Me to Pursue My Bachelor's Degree

Daniela Stanoycheva is planning on attending Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall, thanks to a scholarship from JAN-PRO.
Kate Taylor
The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
Tracy Stapp Herold
McDonald's Is Testing a New Healthy, High-Quality Food Concept – Just Not in the U.S.
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Testing a New Healthy, High-Quality Food Concept – Just Not in the U.S.

A revamped McCafe in Australia has opened as 'The Corner,' selling not burgers and fries, but brown rice and lentils.
Kate Taylor
Pairing Donut and Craft Beer Franchise Concepts
Franchise Players

Pairing Donut and Craft Beer Franchise Concepts

Vik Patel discovered that together, Dunkin' Donuts and The Brass bring the perfect balance to his franchise portfolio.
Kate Taylor
Shake Shack Files for IPO
IPO

Shake Shack Files for IPO

'The bigger we get, the smaller we need to act,' the burger chain declared in its filing.
Kate Taylor