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How Franchising Took This Business Into New Waters
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How Franchising Took This Business Into New Waters

After 30 years, a savvy business owner switched tactics, and things are going along swimmingly.
A Franchisee Couple Who Wanted to Make 'a Strong Impact' on People's Daily Lives
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A Franchisee Couple Who Wanted to Make 'a Strong Impact' on People's Daily Lives

Meghan and Court Fable enjoy the staffing business despite the challenge of having "no hours." They're always open.
Entrepreneur Staff
Today Is National Doughnut Day. Here's Where to Get Deals.
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Today Is National Doughnut Day. Here's Where to Get Deals.

The most wonderful day of the year for doughnut lovers is upon us. Where will you get your sweet treat?
Kate Taylor
The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business
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The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business

Franchisee Bill Hooks says he's learned that you coach restaurants, you don't really manage them.
Entrepreneur Staff
Becoming a Franchisee as a 25-Year-Old Former College Athlete
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Becoming a Franchisee as a 25-Year-Old Former College Athlete

At age 25, Edison Cook decided it was time to fulfill his dream of owning his own business.
Kate Taylor
New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers
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New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

The bill aims to stop companies like Jimmy John's from forcing workers making under $15 per hour to sign contracts with non-competition clauses.
Kate Taylor
What Coaching Little League Taught Me About Running a Franchise
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What Coaching Little League Taught Me About Running a Franchise

Mike Weyer first visited Buffalo Wings & Rings during a baseball tournament. Now, he's a franchisee himself.
Kate Taylor
How Au Bon Pain's Executive Chef Puts Her Line Cook Experience to Good Use
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How Au Bon Pain's Executive Chef Puts Her Line Cook Experience to Good Use

Hands on doesn't even begin to describe Katherine See's job.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Is Testing a New Menu Item
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Chipotle Is Testing a New Menu Item

The burrito chain may be getting ready to introduce a new product to its famously simple menu.
Kate Taylor
A Pro Baseball Player Teams Up With His Dad to Open a Hometown Franchise
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A Pro Baseball Player Teams Up With His Dad to Open a Hometown Franchise

Years after sharing meals with his father at Beef 'O' Brady's as a kid, Drew Smyly and his dad decided to take over the hometown location of the franchise.
Kate Taylor
This Globe-Trotting CEO Returned Home to Memphis to Open His First Franchise
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This Globe-Trotting CEO Returned Home to Memphis to Open His First Franchise

Today, Drayton Mayers is taking on his tech competitors in his hometown, and thriving.
Entrepreneur Staff
This Restaurant Chain Is Cutting Breakfast Hours Because of the National Egg Shortage
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This Restaurant Chain Is Cutting Breakfast Hours Because of the National Egg Shortage

A Texan favorite is being forced to limit breakfast hours due to a lack of eggs.
Kate Taylor
Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm
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Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm

Once in the minority, multi-unit franchisees control more than 75 percent of franchised restaurants.