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How My Franchise Went From a Side Gig to a Fulltime Career When I Lost My Job
Franchise Players

How My Franchise Went From a Side Gig to a Fulltime Career When I Lost My Job

Earl Wise opened a Famous Sams Hair Salon as a way to make extra income, but it became much more than that when he lost his job as an auto industry executive.
Kate Taylor
Richard Branson's Biggest Mistake: Inventing the iPod… as a Prank
Richard Branson

Richard Branson's Biggest Mistake: Inventing the iPod… as a Prank

The entrepreneur ultimately only pranked himself when he failed to follow through on his fictional 'Music Box' concept.
Kate Taylor
How I Proved That Age Is Nothing But a Number as a Franchisee
Franchise Players

How I Proved That Age Is Nothing But a Number as a Franchisee

Critics told UT Patel that he was too young to open his own franchise at age 30. So, he made it his mission to prove them wrong.
Kate Taylor
How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model
Franchisors

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.
Why This Foster Parent of Five Toddlers Left a Career in Education for Franchising
Franchise Players

Why This Foster Parent of Five Toddlers Left a Career in Education for Franchising

Two years ago, Ted Jastemski left his job as a dean for the Art Institute of Tampa to become a Chem-Dry franchisee. Here's why.
Kate Taylor
5 Must-Know Tips for Franchising Your Company
Franchises

5 Must-Know Tips for Franchising Your Company

As a franchisor, you'll want your franchisees to have a plan -- your plan -- in place.
Jason Helfrich
Ditching a Desk Job for a Career as a Fitness Franchisee
Franchise Players

Ditching a Desk Job for a Career as a Fitness Franchisee

Wanting to be his own boss, Tim Marshall left his job as an electrical engineer to become a GYMGUYZ franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together
Franchise Players

Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together

Mike and Janine Callahan didn't realize how their skills could complement each other as business owners until they opened a Showhomes location.
Kate Taylor
How New York City Got Its First Denny's
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How New York City Got Its First Denny's

Denny's is aiming to be a grand slam in Manhattan.
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McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger
McDonalds

McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger

As the fast-food chain dabbles in premium ingredients, it is adding sirloin burgers to the menu for a limited time.
Kate Taylor
The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It
Franchise Players

The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It

As a Sylvan Learning Center franchisee, Tony Brogan has learned how to guide an business dedicated to spreading knowledge.
Kate Taylor
Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King
Burger King

Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King

It only seems right that Burger King foot the bill for the wedding of Joel Burger and Ashley King after their engagement announcement went viral.
Kate Taylor
Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business
Franchise Players

Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business

Naomi Cotrone already had six years of experience in the in-home care industry prior to opening a Right at Home franchise.
Kate Taylor