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Joan Oleck is an associate contributors editor at Entrepreneur. She has previously worked for Business Week, Newsday and the trade magazine Restaurant Business, where a cover story she wrote won the Jesse Neal Award.

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A Franchise That Says It With Flowers, and Fruit and Chocolates

As an Edible Arrangements franchisee, Scott Greenberg finds inspiration for his other business: motivational speaking.


Become a Franchisee at Age 21? Just Ask Hailey Nault. She Pulled It Off.

Grit and determination helped this young Canadian find a partner and own her own restaurant.


How You Interact With the Customer Will Make or Break You

This restaurant franchisee learned his customer skills from working weekends at flea markets.


A Family-and-Friends Focus Group Gave This Franchise a Thumbs-Up

That's one reason Andrew Porter jumped in to Sarpino's Pizzeria. But he loved its fresh ingredients, too.


Do Your Homework Before You Open a Franchise Business -- or, in This Case, Five

Decisions you make on the front end will heavily impact the long-term health of your business.


Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business

After two decades of running operations for Pizza Hut and Wendy's, this pizza guy is his own boss -- for 42 Donatos locations.