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How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise
Franchisors

How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise

Julian Gordon left the construction industry to start Amramp, a successful franchise aimed to help the elderly and disabled.
California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights
Franchisees

California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights

New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Why We Turned Our Independent Business Into a Franchised Location
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why We Turned Our Independent Business Into a Franchised Location

These College Hunks Hauling Junk franchisors tried to open up a pilot location for a new franchise concept, before converting the location into a Two Maids & A Mop franchised unit.
Kate Taylor
Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer'
Franchise

Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer'

The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
Kate Taylor
Jamba Juice Is Going On a Serious Franchisee Recruitment Spree
Franchise

Jamba Juice Is Going On a Serious Franchisee Recruitment Spree

With new franchise initiatives, the smoothie chain wants to almost double its number of franchised locations in the next five years.
Kate Taylor
Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination
Legal

Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination

A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
Kate Taylor
New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It
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New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It

A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.
Kate Taylor
How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise
Franchise Players

How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise

When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in.
Kate Taylor
A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes
Sports

A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes

Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House.
Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right
Franchisees

Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right

The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage.
Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor
Franchisors

Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor

Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently.
A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership
Franchisors

A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership

He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor

A look at how Mike Lohman spearheaded an effort for Go Mini's dealers to purchase the company.
Kate Taylor
Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees
Franchisors

Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.