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Franchise Players

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone as a Beef Jerky Outlet Franchisee

Steven and Dana Crane's only regret about becoming franchisees is that they didn't take the plunge sooner.
Starbucks

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Finally Be Made With Real Pumpkin

The PSL is actually living up to its name.
Soylent

Soylent Refutes Claims That It Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead and Cadmium

The food replacement company says that it does not have unusual levels of heavy metals, as an environmental campaign group prepares to take legal action.
Marketing

From Subway's Jared to Bill Cosby: How Do You Make Hiring a Spokesperson Worth the Risk?

In an era when scandals spread like wildfire, company spokespeople can go from the face of your company to a major liability.
Tastemakers

For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient

In his 21 years at the chain, chef Russell Booth has mixed food with rock and roll.
Entrepreneurs

Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato

An entrepreneur in Texas has made a business out of shipping potatoes inscribed with anonymous messages.
Politics

Can You Guess Which 2 Presidential Candidates Inspired Pizza Hut Commercials in the '90s?

The 2016 election is shaping up to be pretty cheesy.
Politics

The 12 Wackiest Things You Can Buy From the Presidential Candidates' Campaign Stores

From Jeb Bush's guacamole bowl to Hillary Clinton's pantsuit t-shirt, the candidates are selling some surprising things to raise money.
Seattle

Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'

Single-stall restrooms are now all-gender facilities in Seattle.
McDonald's

7 Things McDonald's Is Testing in America Right Now

From all-day breakfast to table service, here are what the chain is testing as it looks to reverse its sales slump.
Franchise Players

Why You Need Dedication, an Open Mind and Honest Communication to Open Any Franchise

Business tips from Renee Dame, a Ritter's Frozen Custard franchisee with 16 years of experience.
Tinder

Tinder Regrets Its Drunk-Tweeting Response to Vanity Fair's 'Hook-Up' Article

Millennials may be failing to find love on Tinder, but the dating app failed harder at using Twitter to generate goodwill.
Franchise Players

After 28 Years of Caregiving, This Registered Nurse Became a Franchisee

Right at Home utilizes the talents of Rob and Sandy Chester perfectly.
Burger King

How a One Direction Misdirection on Twitter Inspired Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries

The burger chain says that Liam Payne's tweets raised the snack's social media profile, but a true 1D fan would know that Payne is more of a KFC man.
Franchise Players

Can You Bring Individuality to a Franchise?

For these two entrepreneurs, creative control was key to becoming Scout & Molly's franchisees.