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Desmond Lim

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What Franchises Need From an Accountant

Keep this checklist in mind as you find someone to manage your books.

Hayden Field

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What Franchises Should Know Before Hiring a PR Firm

Franchisors and franchisees alike can benefit from a talented PR firm that can get the attention of new customers. Here's how to find a match.

Hayden Field

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What's New In Franchise?

The latest how-to content, news, and opportunities to keep you in the know.

Igor Bonifacic

· 2 min read

The Hottest Franchise Categories of 2021

Our predictions for the types of franchise opportunities set up to succeed in the year ahead.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 15+ min read

Subway will sell its products in supermarkets

Subway announced a partnership with the Broad Street Licensing Group (BSLG) to create licensed products.

Entrepreneur en Español

· 2 min read

How Taco Bell Became 2020's Top Franchise

Taco Bell endured years of falling sales without ever letting the struggle show, and the effort paid off: The master of hype finally scored #1 on our Franchise 500 list.

Maggie Ginsberg

· 15 min read

Franchise 500: Our Definitive Ranking of 2021's Strongest Franchises

Get to know the year's top trends and toughest brands, and explore what might be your best franchise opportunity.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 6 min read

How Dunkin' Pivoted to Serve the Home-Office Crowd

The #2 company on our Franchise 500 list closed some stores during the pandemic, but new stores are seeing higher sales.

Stephanie Schomer

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