Dan Rowe

Entrepreneur Leadership Network® Contributor
Founder & CEO of Fransmart

For 20 years, Dan Rowe has grown emerging brands like Five Guys and The Halal Guys from concepts to international sensations through franchising. Fransmart's current portfolio includes fast-growing concepts like Duff's CakeMix, JARS, Rise, Taffer's Tavern, The Halal Guys and more.



Learn the Recipe for Highly Profitable Restaurant Franchises in 2024 — and Beyond

How embracing technology, optimizing real estate, and nurturing dynamic franchisor-franchisee relationships are key to flourishing in an evolving industry landscape.

Grow Your Franchise

When I Told People How Big This Franchise Could Grow, They Laughed. Now the Joke's on Them.

Why building a successful enterprise in this sector starts with embracing a growth-focused mindset.

Grow Your Franchise

3 Proven Methods of Boosting Franchise Operation Sales

Improving the numbers isn't as hard as some brands make it out to be, and getting just 10% better can result in amazingly amplified revenue.

Buy a Franchise

How to Spot the Next 500-Unit Franchise

I've taken 10 franchises to more than 100 international locations because I know how to spot emerging brands that are primed for success. Here's what I look for.

Real Estate

4 Essentials for Selecting the Perfect Business Real Estate

Marketing for retail, restaurant or other site-critical companies should always begin with meticulously chosen sites: Time-tested ways of picking a winner.


The Only 6 Strategies You Need If You Want Your Food Franchise to Thrive

In a time of complicated supply chains and rising food costs, you need to implement these tips if you want your franchise brand to grow.

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