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Chick-Fil-A Founder to Be Remembered for Vision, Values
Chick-fil-A

Chick-Fil-A Founder to Be Remembered for Vision, Values

S. Truett Cathy, the founder and chairman emeritus of Chick-fil-A, passed away at the age of 93 on Monday.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How a Newspaper Editor Developed an Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How a Newspaper Editor Developed an Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Franchising

As the newspaper industry struggled, Chris Meyer decided it was time to take a leap as an entrepreneur.
Kate Taylor
Our Top Personal-Service Franchises
Franchises

Our Top Personal-Service Franchises

This category, which includes children's enrichment, fitness, spa and senior care services, is among the fastest growing in the franchise world.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Starbucks Speeds Up Service at Express Stores, Ups Quality at Starbucks Reserves
Starbucks

Starbucks Speeds Up Service at Express Stores, Ups Quality at Starbucks Reserves

Starbucks is hoping to entice both high-paying and convenience-craving customers with two new store formats.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: After 9/11, This Franchisee Sold Everything to Reboot His Career
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: After 9/11, This Franchisee Sold Everything to Reboot His Career

For Andrew Slattery, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, were a wakeup call to switch careers and become a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Georgia Dealerships Attack Tesla's Direct Sales Model
Tesla

Georgia Dealerships Attack Tesla's Direct Sales Model

Georgia is the latest state to attack the electric car company for selling cars directly to customers instead of through auto dealerships.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: I Turned My Small Biz Into a Franchised Location
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: I Turned My Small Biz Into a Franchised Location

After two decades in the custom closet business, Truman Jepson converted his small business into a franchised location of Closets by Design.
Kate Taylor
Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group
Mobile Payments

Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group

As the terrorist organization ISIS dominates international news, a mobile wallet company with the same name is now calling itself "Softcard."
Kate Taylor
What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?
Legal Center

What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?

Westfield Valley Fair Mall in California is divided between two minimum wages, each with its own set of problems.
Kate Taylor
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Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising

After 55 years operating in the pharmaceutical business in Mexico, Medix decided to enter the American market as a Medifast franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Fast-Food Workers to Strike in 150 Cities Across the U.S.
Legal Center

Fast-Food Workers to Strike in 150 Cities Across the U.S.

Fast-food workers are planning a strike this week that could be the largest yet as the responsibilities of franchisors and franchisees continue to be battled in court.
Kate Taylor
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Franchise Players: 'Marketing Is Still My Biggest Challenge'
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: 'Marketing Is Still My Biggest Challenge'

Ramona Streit became a home care franchisee eight years ago. Here's how she made her decision and what she has learned along the way.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show
Franchises

Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show

When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough

Passion for her product drove Sanden Andrews to open up four Smoothie King shops.
Kate Taylor