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Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry
Franchises

Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.
Kate Taylor
Why Wendy's and McDonald's Still Don't Have Veggie Burgers
Health

Why Wendy's and McDonald's Still Don't Have Veggie Burgers

Two of America's Big 3 burger chains are under pressure to add a meatless burger to their menus.
Kate Taylor
This Franchising Couple Found a Sports Company That Fits Them to a T
Franchise Players

This Franchising Couple Found a Sports Company That Fits Them to a T

The Linns' teamwork makes this business a success.
Taco Bell to Give Away Free Biscuit Tacos as Breakfast Battle Rages On
Breakfast

Taco Bell to Give Away Free Biscuit Tacos as Breakfast Battle Rages On

The fast-food chain has been engaged in a not-so-secret battle with McDonald's to win more breakfast customers.
Kate Taylor
Why This Couple Bought a Franchise After Traveling Around the World
Franchise Players

Why This Couple Bought a Franchise After Traveling Around the World

Ten years ago, Chris Jester bought a SailTime franchise after taking a world-wide trip with his wife. Now, the franchise has allowed them to travel the world yet again.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Tests Another Premium Customization Option
McDonalds

McDonald's Tests Another Premium Customization Option

The burger chain is testing 'Taste Crafted Burgers and Chicken' in select locations in Atlanta, Portland and Southern California.
Kate Taylor
A Lifetime Passion for Thrifty Fashion Turned Into a Career for This Franchisee
Franchise Players

A Lifetime Passion for Thrifty Fashion Turned Into a Career for This Franchisee

Kathy Bosley's talent for building stylish outfits on a budget helped her become a Clothes Mentor franchisee.
Kate Taylor
The Journey From Professional Hockey Player to Franchisee
Franchise Players

The Journey From Professional Hockey Player to Franchisee

When Boyd Kane's career playing hockey came to a close, he and his wife decided to enter the world of franchising.
Kate Taylor
A Step Into the Unknown Pays Off for Franchising Couple
Franchise Players

A Step Into the Unknown Pays Off for Franchising Couple

For Heidi and Paul Ferguson, Pillar To Post was the start of a whole new kind of life.
Chipotle Just Introduced Two New Ways for You to Get Your Burrito Fix
Mobile

Chipotle Just Introduced Two New Ways for You to Get Your Burrito Fix

The chain is pushing into mobile tech with a delivery partnership and a new Apple Watch app.
Kate Taylor
Do Your Homework Before You Open a Franchise Business -- or, in This Case, Five
Franchise Players

Do Your Homework Before You Open a Franchise Business -- or, in This Case, Five

Decisions you make on the front end will heavily impact the long-term health of your business.
Joan Oleck
Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual
Dominos

Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual

With a strong first quarter, the pizza chain believes it has found the balance to bring customers in the door.
Kate Taylor
Dunkin' Sales Warm Up Despite Frigid Winter
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Sales Warm Up Despite Frigid Winter

The donut and coffee chain grew same-store sales nearly 3 percent, as franchisees were forced to get flexible due to difficult conditions.
Kate Taylor
Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements
Franchise Players

Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements

Don't go into business scared of the unknown, says HealthSource franchisee David Mathias.
Kate Taylor