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Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out
Health and Fitness Businesses

Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out

The founders of Warrior Fitness Boot Camp, modelFIT and ClassPass dish on the rise of small, personalized fitness studios.
Kate Taylor
This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas
Franchise Players

This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas

Tim Brasher, former CEO of La Perla, is teaming up with his son to open 10 Coconut's Fish Cafe locations.
Kate Taylor
5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015
Starting a Franchise Business

5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015

Why "become your own boss" looks better than ever.
Rick Bisio
Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant
Franchise Players

Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant

Jeffrey Urbas is a firefighter through and through, working as a fire sergeant with the City of Detroit Fire Department while also running a Firehouse Subs.
Kate Taylor
How a Federal Agent Helped a Struggling Taco Restaurant Turn a Profit
Franchisees

How a Federal Agent Helped a Struggling Taco Restaurant Turn a Profit

Audra De Vera's investigative skills helped her solve the mystery of why the taco joint wasn't doing well. Then, she fixed it.
Taco Bell Is Replacing Its Infamous Waffle Taco With This New Concoction
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Is Replacing Its Infamous Waffle Taco With This New Concoction

Taco Bell is swapping out its flashiest breakfast offering for a new take on the breakfast taco.
Kate Taylor
How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston
Franchise Players

How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston

After falling in love with the food, Matt D'Alessio partnered with restaurateur Laurence Wintersteen to bring the falafel franchise to his city.
Kate Taylor
The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year
Franchises

The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year

From child care to spa services, a look at the opportunities in the franchising world.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas
Franchise Players

Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas

The best place to learn how to host a grand opening? Vegas, baby.
Kate Taylor
This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
Franchise Players

This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Kate Taylor
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
Minimum Wage

Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
Kate Taylor
How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise
Franchise Players

How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise

When Irfan Ali realized that he could open Seva studios in Walmart locations, he was sold on the concept.
Kate Taylor
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
Fast Food

These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food

A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.
Kate Taylor
Food With Thought: How One Franchise Is Making the World a Better Place Through Sandwiches
Franchisors

Food With Thought: How One Franchise Is Making the World a Better Place Through Sandwiches

The founder of Dallas-based franchise Which Wich is proving that a simple PB&J can make a big difference.