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Move Over, Philly Cheese Steaks: This Franchisee Is a Booster for the Benefits of Jamba Juice
Franchise Players

Move Over, Philly Cheese Steaks: This Franchisee Is a Booster for the Benefits of Jamba Juice

Andreana Chryssos wants to sell Philadelphia to her franchise's selection of nutritious fruits and vegetables.
Entrepreneur Staff
Meet the Ambitious Franchisees Who Turned Modest Investments Into Bustling Businesses
Franchises

Meet the Ambitious Franchisees Who Turned Modest Investments Into Bustling Businesses

Low-cost franchises are proving lucrative for those willing to put the time and energy into building them up.
Why This Company Could Reshape Franchise Funding
Franchises

Why This Company Could Reshape Franchise Funding

ApplePie Capital serves up a fresh financing model.
Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business 'Clicks'
Franchise Players

Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business 'Clicks'

Don't expect immediate entrepreneurial success when you open a franchise, says Darren Williams.
Kate Taylor
How Do You Size up a Potential Franchise? Schmooze.
Choosing a Franchise

How Do You Size up a Potential Franchise? Schmooze.

The six types of franchisees you must talk with to assess whether a particular system is right for you.
Rick Bisio
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
The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business
Franchise Players

The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business

Franchisee Bill Hooks says he's learned that you coach restaurants, you don't really manage them.
Entrepreneur Staff
How to Succeed in Franchising Your Business
Franchises

How to Succeed in Franchising Your Business

The most successful franchises have a few strengths and strategies in common. Here's how they play to win.
5 Things You Must Know About Franchising -- But That You Won't Find Online
Franchises

5 Things You Must Know About Franchising -- But That You Won't Find Online

In order to get a full, three-dimensional view of which business is right for you, you'll have to look beyond the Internet.
Anna Wilds
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.
Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business
Franchise Players

Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business

After two decades of running operations for Pizza Hut and Wendy's, this pizza guy is his own boss -- for 42 Donatos locations.
Joan Oleck
Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call
Starting a Franchise Business

Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call

Franchises offer lots that people find reassuring about the structure of the corporate job they are otherwise ready to chuck to start their own business.
Anna Wilds
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.