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Want to Know Which Franchise is Right For You? Follow These 4 Essential Steps

With so many franchise opportuntiies out there, learn how to narrow the field of prospective franchises to boost your chances of success.

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Prioritizing These Key Variables When Picking a Franchise Could be the Difference Between Success and Failure

How knowing your strengths — and weaknesses — can make or break your business before you even buy your franchise.

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Taco Bell Unveils a Luxury 'Early Retirement Community' — Here's How to Claim Your Spot

Taco Bell Rewards Members will have the opportunity to secure a spot at The Cantinas starting July 16.

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These 2 Visas Can Open Doors for Global Entrepreneurs to Franchise in the U.S.

Let's take a look at the E-2 and EB-5 visa options to get a birds-eye understanding of what they mean, the initial baseline requirements for each and why they are viable options for aspiring franchise owners.

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6 Ways California's New Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers Will Hurt Franchises — And Consumers

Discover how California's new minimum wage law is transforming the fast food industry, impacting franchise owners, employees, and the broader economy.

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These 5 Beloved Restaurant Chains Are Making a Comeback After Nearly Disappearing. Is Your Former Favorite on the List?

Through innovative business models, strategic partnerships and rebranding efforts, these iconic chains are poised to reclaim their positions in the market.

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McDonald's Is Turning Jobs into Degrees By Helping Employees Earn College Credits Just for Working

The fast-food chain is working with community colleges to translate job skills into academic credits.

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