News and Articles About Franchises

Franchise Players: Why This Entrepreneur Invested in a Trampoline Park Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why This Entrepreneur Invested in a Trampoline Park Franchise

Phil Stoops found a career as a Sky Zone franchisee after two decades in corporate America.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Profit Plunges 30 Percent as Traffic Continues to Fall
Franchise

McDonald's Profit Plunges 30 Percent as Traffic Continues to Fall

The fast-food giant is struggling to retain customers domestically and abroad.
Katie Little
Breaded Chicken Sandwiches Are Having a Moment
Chicken

Breaded Chicken Sandwiches Are Having a Moment

The chicken sandwich may not be the sexiest menu item, but about 2.4 billion of them were served in the last year.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Beef Jerky Is Our Family Business
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Beef Jerky Is Our Family Business

William and Jen Vancor wanted to beef up their retirement funds. So, they opened a jerky franchise.
Kate Taylor
To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold
McDonalds

To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold

Slipping sales, negative momentum and ‘zero creativity' has franchisees worried, a new survey says.
Kate Taylor
Does the Franchise Industry Have a Turnover Problem?
Franchise

Does the Franchise Industry Have a Turnover Problem?

For every 10 new franchises that open in the U.S., nine close, according to a new report.
Kate Taylor
NYC Papa John's Pizza Franchisee Sued for $2 Million
Legal Issues

NYC Papa John's Pizza Franchisee Sued for $2 Million

This is what happens when you allegedly underpay 400 delivery workers and shave hours from their paychecks.
Franchise Players: A Former Cop Takes On Running a Cleaning Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: A Former Cop Takes On Running a Cleaning Franchise

This former police officer went from working in a former war zone in Bosnia to running a Merry Maids franchise.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How Being Forced to Fire Myself Led to My Career in Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How Being Forced to Fire Myself Led to My Career in Franchising

After losing his job on his second day in a new city, Connor Ferguson found a new career in urgent care franchising.
Kate Taylor
At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement
Managing Employees

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement

Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Why I Became a Franchisee at 40
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why I Became a Franchisee at 40

Lynne Lawson always wanted to be an interior decorator. When she turned 40, she decided it was finally time to leave her career as an IBM exec and take the plunge.
Kate Taylor
Our Top Global Franchises
Franchises

Our Top Global Franchises

These international franchises are offering up a world of possibilities.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises
Growth Strategies

Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises

See who's behind the industry's fastest-growing young franchises—and learn the secret to their rapid-fire success.
Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View
Domino's

Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View

The pizza company's revenues were boosted by strong results overseas and here in the U.S.