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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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Don't Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes

Skip these first-timer errors to avoid a franchise fiasco.

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Franchise Legalese Defined — A Deep Dive Into Franchising Definitions

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The Franchise Industry is on The Verge of Massive Change With Private Equity's Potential $8 Billion Acquisition of Jersey Mike's

Two iconic brands, Subway and Jersey Mike's, may sell to private equity after years of being closely held. Heavyweight PE firms are an increasing force within the franchising sector, marking a strategic shift and altering the industry landscape.

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3 Ways to Get on The Road to Franchising — And How to Find the Right Business For You

Although franchising contributes significantly to the US economy, most US business schools lack dedicated franchising curriculums. These three sources will help you get started and find out which franchise is right for you.

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Looking for a Spotless Investment Opportunity? Discover the Best Cleaning Franchises to Own in 2024.

From sparkling floors to polished windows, clean your way to success with the best cleaning franchises, according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Ranking.

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One Factor Is Helping This Entrepreneur Tackle Business Ownership Later in Life. Now, She's Jumping Into a $20 Billion Industry.

Stacey Howell has reinvented herself multiple times. In her latest move, she leverages her extensive corporate career, history of public service and experience running a nonprofit as a Woodhouse Spa franchisee.

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This Franchise Leader Just Became the Newest Investor on Dragons' Den, the Canadian Shark Tank

Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, is joining the cast of Dragons' Den in Canada.

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'Ponzi Scheme-Level Stuff': This CEO Is on a Mission to Grow His Business Ethically While Fighting an Industry Crisis

Rolling Suds CEO Aaron Harper is growing the company's brand, but that's not the only thing the industry veteran is building.

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