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Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs
Home-based Business

Home-Based Franchises That Are Home Runs

Top franchises that get the job done from home or on the road.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls All Products Over Listeria Worries
Recalls

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls All Products Over Listeria Worries

The company is taking an aggressive approach to safety after ice cream samples tested positive for the bacteria listeria.
Kate Taylor
I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur
Franchise Players

I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur

For Leslie Kuban, franchising offered a way to be her own boss without taking on the same risks of starting her own business.
Kate Taylor
These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets
Why I Franchised

These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets

After successfully starting a franchise in the home inspections industry, Bill Redfern launched a second franchise in the home health care sector.
In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees
Legal Center

In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as separate entities.
Kate Taylor
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How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Jamba Juice Is Giving Away Free Smoothies This Thursday
Giveaways

Jamba Juice Is Giving Away Free Smoothies This Thursday

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the chain is hosting its first ever Free Jamba Giveaway on April 23.
Kate Taylor
Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business
Franchise Players

Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business

After two decades of running operations for Pizza Hut and Wendy's, this pizza guy is his own boss -- for 42 Donatos locations.
Joan Oleck
This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education
Family Businesses

This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education

Two brothers have put together a curriculum for teaching science and math, now they are making a franchise business of it.
Daphne Mallory
How El Pollo Loco Churns Out New Menu Items Crazy Fast
Tastemakers

How El Pollo Loco Churns Out New Menu Items Crazy Fast

El Pollo Loco's executive chef spills on crafting dozens of new menu items a year and transforming the chain from a fast-food joint into something more.
Kate Taylor
Franchisees Find Their Passion in a Pet Specialty Store
Franchise Players

Franchisees Find Their Passion in a Pet Specialty Store

Wag N' Wash stores, with their unique and fun atmosphere for pet owners and their companion animals, felt like a natural fit for the Kerndts.
Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era
Minimum Wage

Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era

The man who help found the fast-food joint 51 years ago says that prices will shoot up if workers' pay increases.
Kate Taylor
My Franchise Treats Me Like a Member of the Family
Franchise Players

My Franchise Treats Me Like a Member of the Family

When looking for a franchise, Jud Cook wanted a company that recognized the importance of service and family.
Kate Taylor
Papa John's Launches Venmo-Powered Digital Platform to Split Bills
Pizza

Papa John's Launches Venmo-Powered Digital Platform to Split Bills

A new way to split the check when you're splitting a pizza.
Kate Taylor