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I Was an Entrepreneur From Day One
Franchise Players

I Was an Entrepreneur From Day One

Immediately after graduating college, Bob White opened a car wash. He's been pursuing different entrepreneurial projects ever since.
Kate Taylor
Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza
Franchise Players

Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza

Jeff Burrill had a feeling that Pizza Studio was about to take off – and he was right. This year, the franchise is opening 100 new locations.
Kate Taylor
Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL
Franchise Players

Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL

After six years playing professional football, Power Train franchising provided Adam Terry the structure he needed as he began his career as a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Slice of Heaven: How Flippin' Pizza Is Doing Fast-Casual Pizza Differently
Franchise 500

Slice of Heaven: How Flippin' Pizza Is Doing Fast-Casual Pizza Differently

New to the list, Flippin' Pizza serves New York-style pies by the slice.
What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee
Franchise Players

What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee

Don Grindle left corporate America to become the first person to buy a Money Pages franchise.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Stops Selling Pork at Hundreds of Locations After Supplier Violates the Chain's Animal-Welfare Standards
Chipotle

Chipotle Stops Selling Pork at Hundreds of Locations After Supplier Violates the Chain's Animal-Welfare Standards

The burrito chain suspended purchases from a major pork supplier after an audit revealed it had failed to comply with Chipotle's standards for treatment of animals.
Kate Taylor
How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise
Franchise Players

How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise

Chris Cole saw a career-boosting opportunity with Brightway Insurance to open an independent insurance agency.
Kate Taylor
4 Ways to Attract Sophisticated Franchisees to Grow Your Business
Franchisees

4 Ways to Attract Sophisticated Franchisees to Grow Your Business

If executed properly, a well-developed recruitment and outreach process can help furnish results for your company.
Gregg Koffler
Why This Hotel Chain Is No. 1 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 List
Franchise 500

Why This Hotel Chain Is No. 1 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 List

This international hotel franchise is on a tear.
Soon, a Third of U.S. Pizza Huts Will Sell Gluten-Free Pizza
Pizza Hut

Soon, a Third of U.S. Pizza Huts Will Sell Gluten-Free Pizza

As the gluten-free movement grows, the chain is jumping on the bandwagon with a pizza that is certified gluten-free.
Kate Taylor
Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business
Franchise Players

Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business

Keshuv Aggarwal's family own and operates more than 50 Subway restaurants. Here's why he expanded into the chicken wing business.
Kate Taylor
3 Steps for Franchisees Who Want to Be Heard by Corporate
Franchisees

3 Steps for Franchisees Who Want to Be Heard by Corporate

A franchisee for over 30 years explains what to do to make the company hear your idea.
Christopher Hann
Judge Rules Against Joint Employer Responsibility in Minimum Wage Case
Franchisees

Judge Rules Against Joint Employer Responsibility in Minimum Wage Case

A California judge ruled that only Massage Envy franchisees – not the corporate franchisor – are responsible for wage violations, in contrast to recent National Labor Relations Board decisions.
Kate Taylor
From Civil Engineer to Instant Imprints Franchisee
Franchise Players

From Civil Engineer to Instant Imprints Franchisee

Anna Shmukler says it was fate that brought her to Instant Imprints. Here's how she became a franchisee after 30 years in the engineering field.
Kate Taylor