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Bringing Something New to Auto Repair Franchising as a Woman
Franchise Players

Bringing Something New to Auto Repair Franchising as a Woman

Tired of being "treated like a moron" when she went to the auto repair shop, Sherry Rector decided to open an Honest-1 Auto Care franchise of her own.
Kate Taylor
Thanks to Auto Industry Rebound, Franchising Booms in November
Jobs

Thanks to Auto Industry Rebound, Franchising Booms in November

After a slow October, the franchising industry added nearly 25,000 jobs last month.
Kate Taylor
Bringing Innovation to the Dry Cleaning Industry
Franchise Players

Bringing Innovation to the Dry Cleaning Industry

For Hector Di Bonaventura, franchising provided a way to bring something new to an industry lacking in innovation.
Kate Taylor
The Story of a Commercial, An Apology and a Glass of Pepsi
Advertising

The Story of a Commercial, An Apology and a Glass of Pepsi

The latest commercial from sandwich chain Arby's is just a glass of Pepsi and a voice over. Here's why.
Kate Taylor
Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu
Burger King

Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu

A full four decades after retiring the 'Yumbo' in 1974, Burger King is bringing back the hot ham and cheese sandwich.
Kate Taylor
Starting From Scratch After 15 Years in the Workforce
Franchise Players

Starting From Scratch After 15 Years in the Workforce

Eric Silver had worked at a small business, a medium-sized business and a large corporation, but nothing felt right until he opened up his own franchise.
Kate Taylor
One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers
McDonalds

One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers

The 'McMass' project proposes an entrepreneurial way to grow church membership: Open up fast-food franchises inside.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut Wants to Read Your Mind With New Digital Menu
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Wants to Read Your Mind With New Digital Menu

The pizza chain says its 'Subconscious Menu' can determine what pizza you are craving in less than three seconds.
Kate Taylor
Helping Dementia Patients Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Helping Dementia Patients Through Franchising

As Right at Home franchisees, Mark and Dr. Nicole Ross serve their community with a new program that helps battle memory loss through music.
Kate Taylor
My Franchise Is Like My Second Child
Franchise Players

My Franchise Is Like My Second Child

Dusty King is both a loving father and a devoted BlueGrace Logistics franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Turning a Mom-and-Pop Business into a Franchise That Serves 14 States
Franchise Players

Turning a Mom-and-Pop Business into a Franchise That Serves 14 States

In 9 years, Vincent Lee took a small janitorial business and turned it into a franchise that provides services for huge companies including Nike and FedEx.
Kate Taylor
Why Pizza Hut Expects to Set a Sales Record on Thanksgiving Eve
Pizza

Why Pizza Hut Expects to Set a Sales Record on Thanksgiving Eve

For pizza chains, the day before Thanksgiving is one of the five busiest days of the year.
Kate Taylor
You're Either an Entrepreneur or You're Not. There Is No In-Between.
Franchise Players

You're Either an Entrepreneur or You're Not. There Is No In-Between.

Shahid Hashmi is an entrepreneur through and through, as the franchisee of 40 Popeye's, two Burger Kings and one ZIPS Dry Cleaning.
Kate Taylor
Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany
Burger King

Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany

The company is closing a whopping 13 percent of its restaurants in Germany following an undercover report that exposed the locations' expired food, sanitary violations and bad working conditions.
Kate Taylor