Tracy Stapp Herold
Tracy Stapp Herold is the special projects editor at Entrepreneur
magazine. She works on franchise and business opportunity stories and listings, including the annual Franchise 500
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The top 100 low-cost franchises, all for less than $60,000.
A new mom finds financial security and flexibility with a pet-care-services franchise.
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An automotive repair franchise takes the leap.
Saladworks reinvents itself for a smarter, savvier and more health-minded customer.
Franchising's fastest-growing global brands.
This year's top servers prove that success requires more than simple, fast service.
If you'd like to be your own boss without breaking the bank, look no further than these budget-friendly franchises
This year's top franchises.
Check out the companies that let you work from your house -- or vehicle -- and rake it in.
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Marco's Pizza rises to the top of the pizza chain.