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Dinah Wisenberg Brin

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Franchises

New President, More Overseas Investment on Yum's Menu

The parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell plans new growth in emerging markets like India and China with the management change.
Franchises

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The CEO of the window-washing franchise talks candidly about obstacles -- and provides tips for perseverance.
Finance

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Most companies link their promotions to days that people love to celebrate. Seattle's Best Coffee, among others, is tying its latest campaign to a day that most dread...Tax Day
Franchises

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Sometimes you dream up business ideas, other times they find you. Here's the story of a franchise business dedicated to stomping out lice.
Franchises

Got-Junk Founder Meets House Painter, Starts New Franchise

When Brian Scudamore of 1-800-Got-Junk hired a contractor to spruce up his old house, he found the second brand he'd been looking for. Now, the two have joined forces for 1-888-Wow-1Day! Painting.
Franchises

Your Franchise Could Be Here

Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.
Marketing

Baristas, the Hooters of Coffee, Tries Reality TV

The Seattle coffee chain is holdings auditions to cast "hot young girls as servers" for a new reality show. A recent Tampa casting call, however, came up short.
Franchises

McDonald's Social-Media Lesson: Critics Tweet Back

The hamburger chain admits that its new Twitter campaign, designed to promote the farmers who supply its meat, didn't go exactly as planned.
Franchises

What to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

Franchise ownership isn't for everyone, nor is every opportunity a gold mine. Here's a shortlist of what you need to know.
Franchises

Franchises a Draw for Minority Entrepreneurs

A greater percentage of Asians, African-Americans and other minorities are buying into franchised businesses, as opposed to starting their own independent businesses, says a recent study from the International Franchise Association.
Franchises

Will the Economy Make You a Franchise Owner?

The current economic climate has led some folks to explore investing in franchise businesses, and significant numbers of them are willing to dip into personal or retirement savings to make the move.
Franchises

Should Franchisees Participate in Small Business Saturday?

A franchise advocate is lobbying American Express to allow franchisees from small outfits to take part in its holiday marketing campaign designed to promote independently-owned enterprises.
Franchises

For Paralyzed Athlete, Franchise Is Good Fit

J.J. O'Connor suffered a life-changing hockey injury at 16. Today, he's in the process of opening his fourth Sport Clips location -- and enjoying life as a business owner.
Franchises

Franchise Industry Looking For a Few Good Veterans

The International Franchise Association plans a new campaign to offer returning soldiers new career paths in franchising.
Franchises

Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

A new program aims to help professional athletes tackle the franchise world when they retire from sports.