Franchisors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchisors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT 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. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley 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. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT David Port 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. Sun, 08 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley 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. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold 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. Thu, 22 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Sat, 03 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Nostalgic Niche: Bringing Back the Butcher Shop The founders of Meat House revive an old-time institution, opening 30 stores in 10 states. They share their business secrets -- and their favorite cuts. Sun, 12 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Advice for Franchisors: Treat Franchisees Well Ever hear of the Filet-O-Fish sandwich? Or the Blizzard frozen treat? Both were invented by franchisees -- not the parent company. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 10:00:00 GMT Dinah Wisenberg Brin What Makes a Franchise Great? Three top franchise consultants share their views on what makes a franchise company a winner. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:58:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Where Would-Be Franchisors Can Get Schooled Mr. Goodcents founder Joe Bisogno heads to the classroom, launching the world's first school of franchising. Tue, 08 Mar 2011 03:20:00 GMT Tim Kridel