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Franchise Bible Ninth Edition
Franchise Bible Ninth Edition
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Franchisee Handbook gives you the resources you need to decide if franchising is right for you.
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Deloitte

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Kaufman & Canoles

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What's New In Franchise?

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

McDonald's Is Adding Four New Secret Menu Items to Its Actual Menu

The fast-food chain is making four customers' creations and bringing them to life starting January 31.

Emily Rella

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Jeff Cheatham

4 Reasons to Become a Multi-Unit Franchise Owner

It can be exponentially more advantageous to dream big.

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4 Lists of Franchise Rankings You Don't Want to Miss

You're likely to find out a few things you didn't know about the brands who've earned a spot on these lists.

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Working Alongside Subway's Co-Founder Taught Me the Greatest Lesson of My Professional Life

It's a simple act that often goes overlooked, but it's a sure way to keep customers and employees satisfied.

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Taco Bell to Launch First-Ever Business School for Employees

Taco Bell CEO Mark King spoke about the chain's latest endeavor.

Emily Rella