Tracy Stapp Herold

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.
Learn What Fuels the Fastest-Growing Franchises of the Year
Franchises

Learn What Fuels the Fastest-Growing Franchises of the Year

Check out these rankings.
Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast
Franchises

Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast

Our list of the top 10 trending categories for 2016.
How One Company Is Helping Military Veterans Become Franchisees
Military Veterans

How One Company Is Helping Military Veterans Become Franchisees

Budget Blinds offers a soft landing for transitioning veterans.
100 Veteran-Friendly Franchises
Franchises

100 Veteran-Friendly Franchises

These franchises look to make military veterans their newest recruits.
Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities
Franchises

Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities

Dream of starting a franchise? Check out this list for hundreds of possibilities.
Franchises That Didn't Exist Three Years Ago
Franchises

Franchises That Didn't Exist Three Years Ago

Check out the newest kids on the franchise block.
How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back
Sports Businesses

How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back

An Amazing Athletes franchisee does well by doing good.
Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.
Customer Experience

Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.

Pick your passion from our list of top personal-service franchises.
Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)
Franchises

Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)

These business range from dog training to event planning and more.
Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising
Franchises

Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising

A Detroit couple decided to take a different approach when they opened their art-instruction franchise. Last year, they were the chain's highest-grossing franchisees.
The Top Global Franchises
Franchises

The Top Global Franchises

Could these worldwide franchises be your passport to the future?
More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000
Franchise Opportunities

More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000

Don't let cost prohibit you from owning a franchise. Check out these options.
How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations
New Ideas

How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations

Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisee Brad Shellen proves that, in franchising, creativity counts.
A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost
Franchises

A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost

Feeling hungry? Sink your teeth into these food companies that ranked in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500.
Meet the Man Who Started the First-Ever Property Management Franchise
Franchises

Meet the Man Who Started the First-Ever Property Management Franchise

Kirk McGary decided to leap into uncharted waters and franchise his company in 2005.