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What's Hot in Franchising? The Big Takeaways From Our Franchise 500 Ranking.
Franchise 500

What's Hot in Franchising? The Big Takeaways From Our Franchise 500 Ranking.

From hotels to fast food, a look at which sectors are powering the franchise world.
Entrepreneur's Franchise 500: How We Decide Who Makes the Cut
Franchise 500

Entrepreneur's Franchise 500: How We Decide Who Makes the Cut

The companies that made our annual list were judged by their financial strength and stability, growth rate and size.
The Top 10 Franchises of 2016
Franchise 500

The Top 10 Franchises of 2016

These companies came out on top in our annual Franchise 500 ranking.
This Franchisee's Business Has Taken Flight, But Not in an Ordinary Way
Franchise Players

This Franchisee's Business Has Taken Flight, But Not in an Ordinary Way

Bob Minkert was enthralled that a hot-air balloon could be used to promote his Mr. Electric franchise. So he went out and bought one.
How This Small Company Uses Big Data to Succeed
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How This Small Company Uses Big Data to Succeed

Meet one of the companies on the Entrepreneur360 Index that fits in the 'data champions' category.
When Visions of Sugarplums Dance, This Dental Fix Rx Franchisee Is on His Way
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When Visions of Sugarplums Dance, This Dental Fix Rx Franchisee Is on His Way

Philip May left a corporate career to own his own business, whose mobile vans fix dental equipment on-site and make all of us healthier.
How This Travel Company Scored Big by Playing It Safe
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How This Travel Company Scored Big by Playing It Safe

Meet one of the companies on the E360 index that fits in the 'controllers' category.
This Franchisee's Goal of Owning His Own Plumbing Business Was No Pipe Dream
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This Franchisee's Goal of Owning His Own Plumbing Business Was No Pipe Dream

Trent Dawson's family had been in the plumbing and draining business for three generations before Dawson bought his Mr. Rooter Plumbing seven-and-a-half years ago.
How This Speed-Focused Delivery Service Is Quickly Making a Name for Itself
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How This Speed-Focused Delivery Service Is Quickly Making a Name for Itself

Meet one of the companies on the E360 index that fits in the 'contrarians' category.
Despite a Major Move, From Mortgages to Steaks, This Franchisee Never Bit Off More Than He Could Chew
Franchise Players

Despite a Major Move, From Mortgages to Steaks, This Franchisee Never Bit Off More Than He Could Chew

Sonny Nguyen has found prime success in his two Flame Broiler restaurants.
How This Smartphone Repair and Reselling Company Exemplifies Best Practices
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How This Smartphone Repair and Reselling Company Exemplifies Best Practices

Meet one of the companies on the E360 index that fits in the 'best practicer' category.
These 2 Franchisee Navy Vets Found Smooth Sailing With a FastSigns Enterprise
Franchise Players

These 2 Franchisee Navy Vets Found Smooth Sailing With a FastSigns Enterprise

Woody Poole and Milton Guerrero were like brothers, as chief petty officers in the U.S. Navy. Now, they're brothers in business.
How a Careful Approach Led This Company to Off-the-Charts Success
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How a Careful Approach Led This Company to Off-the-Charts Success

Meet one of the companies on the Entrepreneur360 Index that fits in the 'Classics' category.
Each Thanksgiving, This Franchisee Stops Selling and Starts Serving (From the Heart)
Franchise Players

Each Thanksgiving, This Franchisee Stops Selling and Starts Serving (From the Heart)

Eric Holm is part of Golden Corral's 'Helpings from the Heart' effort, which provides 20,000 meals to Central Florida residents.
This Franchisee Takes the (Cup)Cake for Making Customers' Celebrations Sweet
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Takes the (Cup)Cake for Making Customers' Celebrations Sweet

Marina Lee traveled the world for Cisco before settling in North Carolina to open her own mini-chain of Gigi's Cupcakes bakeries.