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The Halal Guys Once Drew Huge Crowds. Now It's Pivoting for a Socially Distant World.

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?

How To Catch The Next Big Wave In Weed

Too late for CBD? Too early for CBN? The art of getting rich on a cannabis boom is all in the timing.

Graduate Hotels Is Beating Its Competitors By Going Hyper, Hyper Local

The boutique hotel chain won fans by catering to local tastes in small markets. Now it's out to conquer big cities.

When a Company Outgrows Its Founders: How a Little Breakfast Chain Plans to Go Big

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.

How Shaq Is Bringing Fun Back to Papa John's

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.

How The Black Market Is Threatening The Legal Cannabis Market

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?

Can GoPro Reinvent Itself... By Going Back to Its Past?

The action-camera company grew fast, and crashed hard. Now it's trying to pick itself back up -- by thinking a lot smaller.

#1 on the Franchise 500: How McDonald's Evolved With Its Customer

The #1 company on our annual Franchise 500 list is a master class in staying power.

RadioShack Is Now Selling in Unexpected Places. Will Anyone Buy?

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?

Travel Agencies Aren't Dying. They're Thriving -- Thanks in Part to Military Veterans.

Why travel advisory franchises are working hard to recruit hard-working veterans.

Why MOD Pizza Loves Hiring Ex-Cons

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.

This Ax-Throwing Company Plans to Transform From Small Business to National Franchise

Stumpy's Hatchet House wants to go big-but the competition isn't far behind

Why Fitness Franchises Are Booming

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.

How This Company Thrived by Ditching Most of Its Customers

By trying to create a luxe water bottle for the masses, Grayl built a product no audience wanted.

For Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital Is Not Always the Best Option

Entrepreneurs get creative about funding their businesses -- and maintaining control of their vision.