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Soon, Google Will Allow You to Order Fast Food Simply by Smiling at the Cashier
Mobile Payments

Soon, Google Will Allow You to Order Fast Food Simply by Smiling at the Cashier

A preview of Hands Free payment will roll out in the San Francisco Bay area later this year.
Kate Taylor
Why Former Employees Make Great Franchisees
Franchise Players

Why Former Employees Make Great Franchisees

Brooke and Les Wilson went from employees at Two Men and a Truck to 'all-in' as franchisees.
Kate Taylor
After More Than a Year of Hurtful Headlines, McDonald's to Stop Reporting Monthly Sales
McDonalds

After More Than a Year of Hurtful Headlines, McDonald's to Stop Reporting Monthly Sales

The chain has decided to stop disclosing its sales figures as frequently.
Kate Taylor
Why These Newlyweds Opened the First Orangetheory Fitness in Manhattan
Franchise Players

Why These Newlyweds Opened the First Orangetheory Fitness in Manhattan

Five years after the concept's creation, Adam Krell and Jessica Kumari opened the fitness franchise's first location in Manhattan.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to Cut Artificial Flavors and Coloring
Health

Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to Cut Artificial Flavors and Coloring

The sister chains are upping brand standards to appease the quality-oriented customer.
Kate Taylor
What It Feels Like to Run a Startup and a Franchise
Franchise Players

What It Feels Like to Run a Startup and a Franchise

Julie and Kevin McAdoo say, if they had to do it all over again, they'd start with the franchise, not the startup.
Kate Taylor
A Franchisee for Whom 'Like Father, Like Son' Has Special Meaning
Franchise Players

A Franchisee for Whom 'Like Father, Like Son' Has Special Meaning

Ben Korn purchased his father's Safeguard franchise in Tucson, where he could foresee future growth there, as well as year-round golf.
Entrepreneur Staff
A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues

Alan Regala is so good at home improvement that he reached the $1 million revenue mark within three years.
Entrepreneur Staff
How to Succeed in Franchising Your Business
Franchises

How to Succeed in Franchising Your Business

The most successful franchises have a few strengths and strategies in common. Here's how they play to win.
Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food
Restaurants

Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food

The New Jersey cook spat on an overly demanding customer's roll.
Kate Taylor
A Franchise That Develops Leaders Was Just What This Military Veteran Was Looking For
Franchise Players

A Franchise That Develops Leaders Was Just What This Military Veteran Was Looking For

Tutor Doctor has the structure and strong support team that appealed to a 22-year Navy duty officer.
Joan Oleck
5 Uncomfortable Questions Asked at McDonald's Company Shareholders' Meeting
McDonalds

5 Uncomfortable Questions Asked at McDonald's Company Shareholders' Meeting

Like to complain about McDonald's? You'd fit right in at the company's shareholders' meeting.
Kate Taylor
Why This Air Force Veteran Decided to Become a Franchisee of a Brand She Loved as a Kid
Franchise Players

Why This Air Force Veteran Decided to Become a Franchisee of a Brand She Loved as a Kid

After eight years as an Air Force officer, Tammy Tubbs decided to open up a Papa Murphy's franchise.
Kate Taylor
The CEO of Carl's Jr. Doesn't Care If You're Offended by the Chain's Sexy Ads
Marketing

The CEO of Carl's Jr. Doesn't Care If You're Offended by the Chain's Sexy Ads

The burger chain runs commercials starring swimsuit models for the same reason it is putting a hotdog on top of a cheeseburger: because 'young, hungry guys' love it.
Kate Taylor