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Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China
Franchises

Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China

The U.S. sandwich chain is investigating reports that workers in Beijing doctored food labels and used produce beyond its expiration date.
Why This Ex-Franchisor Decided to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Ex-Franchisor Decided to Become a Franchisee

After founding a fast casual chicken concept, Stuart Ottinger decided to become a franchisee for a different restaurant chain. Here's why.
Kate Taylor
Why I Turned to Franchising to Grow My Cleaning Business
Franchise Players

Why I Turned to Franchising to Grow My Cleaning Business

Lourdes Villafuerte entered the cleaning business at age 18. Now, she's taking her business to the next level by becoming a Maid Right franchisee.
Kate Taylor
What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.
Franchises

What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.

Check out what China, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic can teach Cuba about franchising.
Kate Taylor
Career Change: How I Ended Up Opening a Personal-Training Franchise
Exercise

Career Change: How I Ended Up Opening a Personal-Training Franchise

A chance meeting at a buffet table in Mexico led to a career change for Sam Langer.
Red Robin Reveals First-Ever Secret Menu Item: A Hangover-Curing Hamburger
secret menu

Red Robin Reveals First-Ever Secret Menu Item: A Hangover-Curing Hamburger

The Cure Burger – a hamburger topped in eggs, bacon and chili – will be available for one week only, starting on New Year's Day.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's to Stop Rationing Fries in Japan
McDonalds

McDonald's to Stop Rationing Fries in Japan

The fast-food chain had resorted to selling only small-size french fries due to import delays.
Opening an Education Franchise I Believe In
Franchise Players

Opening an Education Franchise I Believe In

Kevin Lee believes that the ratio of teachers to students in America is way off. So, he's doing something about it.
Kate Taylor
Spreading Holiday Cheer as a Christmas Decor Franchisee
Franchise Players

Spreading Holiday Cheer as a Christmas Decor Franchisee

Dennis Marunde's job is making sure that customers have a very merry Christmas, lighting up their homes with holiday decorations.
Kate Taylor
The Perfect Family Business: A Trampoline Franchise
Franchise Players

The Perfect Family Business: A Trampoline Franchise

Kathy Webster and Tina West come from a family of entrepreneurs. So, when they looked into opening a franchise, they wanted a concept their whole family could enjoy.
Kate Taylor
Searching for Stability as an Immigrant Franchisee
Franchise Players

Searching for Stability as an Immigrant Franchisee

After a series of relocations, Gaby Moidel decided to open her own business in hopes of providing her family with increased stability.
Kate Taylor
Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar
Franchises

Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar

With big-name corporations making headlines for data breaches, small franchisees may feel like they wouldn't be a target for hackers. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Phil Smith
For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal
Franchises

For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal

Dealing with changes in operations can be difficult, particularly for a large franchise. Here's how some of the most popular chains are able to do it.
Wendy's Japan Crams Entire Turkey Dinner Between Two Buns
Wendys

Wendy's Japan Crams Entire Turkey Dinner Between Two Buns

Don't feel like preparing an entire turkey feast for Christmas? Head to Japan and pick up Wendy's Turkey Pretzel Mashed Potato Burger.
Kate Taylor