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Unions, Charity Accuse McDonald's of Avoiding $1.1 Billion in Tax
Taxes

Unions, Charity Accuse McDonald's of Avoiding $1.1 Billion in Tax

In Europe, the fast-food giant is accused of routing revenues through a Luxembourg unit.
Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee

Peter Foradas knew that BlueGrace logistics would be a perfect fit because he was already working in the logistics industry – for a different company.
Kate Taylor
Domino's Finishes 2014 Strong as Sales Surge
Dominos

Domino's Finishes 2014 Strong as Sales Surge

The pizza chain just capped off the 21st straight year of international same-stores sales growth.
Kate Taylor
How These Caesars Palace Bellmen Opened Their Own Franchise
Franchise Players

How These Caesars Palace Bellmen Opened Their Own Franchise

These Oxi Fresh franchisees are the ultimate Vegas entrepreneurs.
Kate Taylor
You'll Never Guess What Burger King's Franchisee of the Year Did With His Prize
Franchisees

You'll Never Guess What Burger King's Franchisee of the Year Did With His Prize

Giving workers bonuses was more important than a Corvette and Rolex for this Arizona franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Why I Opened a Franchise That Is For the Birds – Literally
Franchise Players

Why I Opened a Franchise That Is For the Birds – Literally

Gary Fortcher found a franchise that played into his passion for nature: Wild Birds Unlimited.
Kate Taylor
Miracle Grows: Fast-Growing Franchises to Keep On Your Radar
Franchises

Miracle Grows: Fast-Growing Franchises to Keep On Your Radar

Smart investments in management and a focus on quality franchisees have enabled a number of recent franchises to launch and expand at record speed. Here's a look at a few newbies who hit the ground running.
Why a Haircut Made This Entrepreneur Decide to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why a Haircut Made This Entrepreneur Decide to Become a Franchisee

Nate Lehmann spills on how he solved the challenges of being a Sport clips Haircuts franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Domino's Wants Customers to Tattle on Franchisees Who Haven't Updated Their Signage
Dominos

Domino's Wants Customers to Tattle on Franchisees Who Haven't Updated Their Signage

The pizza chain wants customers to act as informants, posting photos on Instagram of signs that say 'Domino's Pizza' as opposed to just 'Domino's.'
Kate Taylor
Why I Opened My First Franchise at Age 70
Franchise Players

Why I Opened My First Franchise at Age 70

Looking for a business to supplement his retirement income, Dwight Teske opened a 18|8 Fine Men's Salon.
Kate Taylor
7-Eleven Is Waiving the Franchise Fee on More Than 200 Locations
Franchises

7-Eleven Is Waiving the Franchise Fee on More Than 200 Locations

Aspiring franchisees can now open a 7-Eleven without paying the $80,000 fee.
Kate Taylor
This Franchisee All-Star Continued Working as She Battled Cancer
Franchise Players

This Franchisee All-Star Continued Working as She Battled Cancer

Linda Saavedra continued her work as a Showhomes franchisee while being treated for breast cancer, ultimately winning Franchisee of the Year.
Kate Taylor
Take It From a Cupcake Maker: True Entrepreneurs Are Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Entrepreneurs

Take It From a Cupcake Maker: True Entrepreneurs Are Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

The founder of Gigi's Cupcakes spills on getting vulnerable on 'Undercover Boss,' her cupcake company's explosive growth and why she has never shied away from taking risks.
Kate Taylor
Red Robin Promises Free Lenten Crab Cake Burger If Pope Francis Visits
Pope Francis

Red Robin Promises Free Lenten Crab Cake Burger If Pope Francis Visits

The burger chain has officially invited the pope over for lunch.
Kate Taylor