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

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McDonald's is About to Bring Back a Beloved Menu Item — Here's What You Need to Know

A new test run indicates that the popular Snack Wraps — off the U.S. menu since 2016 — may return soon.

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Join the #1 Breakfast Franchise with Eggs Up Grill!

Eggs Up Grill has a talented executive team focused on driving the strategic growth of the brand. They provide franchisees access to open territories, the ability to diversify a portfolio, and is a brand with demonstrable growth.

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In a 'Landmark Victory' for Franchises, NLRB Drops Expanded Joint Employer Appeal — Here's What it Means for Businesses

The attempt to implement the expanded Joint Employer Rule is "finally finished" in a win for the IFA-led coalition and for franchises across the U.S.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Franchise Journey

Discover key insights about franchise ownership by understanding these four learned lessons from a seasoned franchise owner and consultant.

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Four Takeaways for the Franchise Industry From My Time at the Republican National Convention

Matt Haller, President and CEO of the IFA, says the stakes are high for franchisors and franchisees in the upcoming presidential election.

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Earn $680K a Year with This Wedding Industry Franchise

Wed Society stands out as a unique player in the world of home-based franchises, catering specifically to the recession-resistant wedding industry with franchisees generating an average annual revenue of over $680,000.

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