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Need to Hire? The Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency.
Staffing

Need to Hire? The Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency.

A staffing franchise helps U.S. employers keep pace with a just-in-time work force.
10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business
Franchising Your Business

10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business

From startup costs to legal docs, to vetting franchisees, here's what you need to know before putting your brand in someone else's hands.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How This Blow-Dry Salon Franchise Went From 3 Units to 50
Franchises

How This Blow-Dry Salon Franchise Went From 3 Units to 50

Blo, an international franchise, attracted the attention of Gwyneth Paltrow and others.
How a NY Food Cart Is Becoming an International Brick-and-Mortar Chain
Food Businesses

How a NY Food Cart Is Becoming an International Brick-and-Mortar Chain

The Halal Guys dish on opening a franchise of brick-and-mortar eateries.
How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model
Franchisors

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.
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.
The Legal Issues That Could Change Franchising Forever
Franchises

The Legal Issues That Could Change Franchising Forever

Franchising has been in the hot seat in the past year, as a number of legal and political conflicts -- minimum wage, protections for frachisees and the role of franchisors in labor disputes -- have come to a head.
3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector
Franchisors

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
Gwen Moran
How Busted Phones Created a Booming Business
Franchisors

How Busted Phones Created a Booming Business

Charles Hibble's iPhone repair business expanded to five locations in two years, and it's not done growing. Find out what went right.
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