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This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
Franchise Players

This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Kate Taylor
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
Legal Center

Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
Kate Taylor
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How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise
Franchise Players

How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise

When Irfan Ali realized that he could open Seva studios in Walmart locations, he was sold on the concept.
Kate Taylor
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
Fast Food

These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food

A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.
Kate Taylor
Food With Thought: How One Franchise Is Making the World a Better Place Through Sandwiches
Franchisors

Food With Thought: How One Franchise Is Making the World a Better Place Through Sandwiches

The founder of Dallas-based franchise Which Wich is proving that a simple PB&J can make a big difference.
After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey
Tesla

After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey

The direct sales model triumphs in the Garden State.
Kate Taylor
How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight
Franchise Players

How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight

Today, Steve and Dennis Holzwarth are trying to spread the word about a Profile by Sanford location of their own.
Kate Taylor
Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout
Legal Center

Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.
Kate Taylor
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The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise
Franchise Players

The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise

In 2011, Allen Dikker founded a fast-casual chain that is all about potatoes.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
Legal Center

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
Kate Taylor
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Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship
Franchise Players

Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship

Brandon Pettke became only the eighth HealthSource franchisee in the world when he opened his franchise.
Kate Taylor
Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast
Cupcakes

Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast

Marcus Lemonis is bringing a limited breakfast menu to select Crumbs locations.
Kate Taylor
Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' Today at Dairy Queen
Dairy Queen

Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' Today at Dairy Queen

DQ is one of a number of chains that host an ice-cream giveaway each spring.
Kate Taylor