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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
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.
5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015
Starting a Franchise Business

5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015

Why "become your own boss" looks better than ever.
Rick Bisio
5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise
Starting a Franchise Business

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise

Think you're ready to become the leader of a brand? Proceed very, very carefully.
Kyle Zagrodzky
The Basics of Buying a Franchise
Starting a Business

The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
To Find the Right Franchise, Test Drive More Than One
Franchise Opportunities

To Find the Right Franchise, Test Drive More Than One

Selecting a franchise is an enormous decision. Take a look at several, and consider your own skills and goals, before choosing.
Rick Bisio
6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Franchise Business

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?
Rick Bisio
Starting a Franchise Business

There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
Kedma Ough
Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises
Growth Strategies

Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises

See who's behind the industry's fastest-growing young franchises—and learn the secret to their rapid-fire success.