Devlin Smith

In Pursuit of the New Consumer

What are franchises doing to attract Web-savvy customers?

Prescription for Success

By assessing the health of employees, a Lotusea franchisee helps employers save on insurance costs.

Basic Training

The franchisor of The Maids Home Service reveals what makes a franchisee training program successful.

A Matter for the State?

An attorney discusses the government's place in franchising.

A United Front

The Cendant chain of hotels launches an initiative to focus more on franchisees.

Pioneer Program

A Ponderosa Steakhouse franchisee partners with nonprofit organizations to bring family dining to her neighborhood.

3 Day Kitchen & Bath

Spruce up your future outlook by building a remodeling business.


If saving people time makes for a successful business, this opportunity is worth a look.

Want Franchise With That?

No discourse on entrepreneurship past, present or future is complete without mentioning one of the most successful growth strategies going.

Breaking the Ice

A chance to be creative can be the perfect introduction to the world of business ownership.

Sign Me Up

With a nudge from a broker, this business owner decided recruiting was his game.

What's New 05/02

Helping keep the school kids dressed up to code

Web Community for Summer Camps & Campers

Uniting camps with parents looking for the perfect place to send their children for the summer

Welcome to the Home of Tomorrow

Future-thinking franchises benefit as homes become smarter.

Dog Day Afternoon

A Bark Busters franchisee helps dogs, and their families, get on their best behavior.