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COVID-19 has forced the restaurant industry to rethink everything. No brand has seen a more dramatic shift than The Halal Guys, a food cart turned franchise where long lines and busy stores were part of the appeal. So how do you transform a hot spot into a safe, reliable meal?
Too late for CBD? Too early for CBN? The art of getting rich on a cannabis boom is all in the timing.
The boutique hotel chain won fans by catering to local tastes in small markets. Now it's out to conquer big cities.
Eggs Up Grill is a quirky, homegrown, Southeast breakfast chain. With new owners and a mandate to grow, the brand has a delicate balance to strike.
The basketball legend is the franchise's new brand ambassador. He's got his work cut out for him -- but Shaq's never been afraid of a challenge.
The outbreak of deadly vape-related illnesses is shining a spotlight on the booming $52 billion illegal market. Why are shady dealers still stealing business from legitimate companies?
The action-camera company grew fast, and crashed hard. Now it's trying to pick itself back up -- by thinking a lot smaller.
The #1 company on our annual Franchise 500 list is a master class in staying power.
After hanging on through two bankruptcies, RadioShack struck a deal to open small locations inside a franchise called HobbyTown. Now, the question: Will this help or hurt both brands?
Why travel advisory franchises are working hard to recruit hard-working veterans.
Eight years ago, Ally and Scott Svenson started hiring felons to staff MOD Pizza. That turned out to be one of the best business decisions they ever made.
Stumpy's Hatchet House wants to go big-but the competition isn't far behind
With aggressive expansion strategies and low membership costs, fitness clubs are looking to rapidly expand -- and franchisees are lining up to get in on the action.
By trying to create a luxe water bottle for the masses, Grayl built a product no audience wanted.
Entrepreneurs get creative about funding their businesses -- and maintaining control of their vision.