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After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee
Franchise Players

After Almost 30 Years in IT, This Man Started Anew as a Franchisee

Gary Yenser had a job, but he gave it up to live his dream of owning a business.
Carly Okyle
Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location
Chicken

Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location

Is the fast-casual-influenced Super Chix a Chick-fil-A knockoff or a serious contender?
Kate Taylor
An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets
April Fools Day

An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets

After receiving an enthusiastic response for the fictional Cricket Milkshake, Wayback Burgers decided to make the protein-rich prank a reality.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees

The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.
Why These Partners in Marriage Became Partners in Business
Franchise Players

Why These Partners in Marriage Became Partners in Business

Home care is where their hearts are.
Carly Okyle
Smooth Operators: How These Franchisees Found Success With Smoothie King
Franchise Players

Smooth Operators: How These Franchisees Found Success With Smoothie King

Intrigued by the idea of a healthy, tasty snack, two smoothie lovers in Alabama are running a sweet trio of Smoothie King stores.
Carly Okyle
Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?
Franchise Marketing

Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?

It's time to get "mobile-friendly" to keep your franchisee recruitment efforts going strong.
Matthew Job
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Why Chains Need to Pay Attention to Kids' Changing Fast-Food Habits
Fast Food

Why Chains Need to Pay Attention to Kids' Changing Fast-Food Habits

A new study shows that, on any given day, children are nearly 20 percent less likely to eat fast food than they were seven years prior.
Kate Taylor
This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory
Franchise Players

This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory

After her mother's sudden death, Brittany Nguyen knew she needed to take on the responsibility of running her Children's Orchard franchise.
Kate Taylor
The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising
Legal Issues

The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.
Kate Rogers
Pizza Hut's Largest Franchisee Says Menu Revamp Hasn't Helped Sales
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut's Largest Franchisee Says Menu Revamp Hasn't Helped Sales

The pizza chain's transition to the 'Flavor of Now' hasn't been a smooth one.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Is Trying Out All-Day Breakfast
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Trying Out All-Day Breakfast

Hungry for a win, the fast-food giant is making its breakfast menu an all-day affair.
Kate Taylor
You Can't Be Afraid to Make the Jump to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

You Can't Be Afraid to Make the Jump to Become a Franchisee

Amit Patel spills on why he became a Subway and Maui Wowi franchisee.
Kate Taylor