Entrepreneur Magazine

January 2021

Drew Barrymore Grew Her Lifestyle Brand and Started a New Venture in the Middle of a Pandemic. Here's How She Did It.

Actress and entrepreneur Drew Barrymore runs a lifestyle brand, a production company, and she launched a daily talk show during the pandemic. What are her tricks to making it all work? She'll get back to you.

How Planet Fitness Grew in 2020, Even While Its Gyms Were Empty

The #8 company on our Franchise 500 list created streaming workouts for Facebook Live and attracted 45 million views.

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.

December 2020

How Zoom Won 2020 by Meeting a Surge of Demand

CEO Eric Yuan never expected the business tool to become a social lifeline. But by focusing on fundamentals, the brand rose to the occasion.

Why 2020 Made Us All Better Entrepreneurs

It's been a hard year. But also a good year. Why? Because we were forced to make change.

He Asked His Team How to Avoid Layoffs. Their Response Thrilled Him.

Before making a tough decision that impacts your team's future, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price has a simple suggestion: Ask them for advice. It worked for him.

October 2020

100 Powerful Women of 2020

This year is testing everyone's strength - but women never back down from a challenge. Meet the female leaders from 100 brands and businesses, all fighting for a better future.

A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.

8 Ways Your Business Can (and Should) Stand for What You Believe In

Customers and employees expect companies to be socially engaged. We asked eight entrepreneurs how to do that authentically.

September 2020

Meet 12 Young Founders Who Are Disrupting the Way Business Is Done

Their innovative ideas are changing their industries - and making serious money.

3 Lessons on Launching From 3 Young, Early-Stage Founders

They know how to harness ideas - and fearlessly take action.

It's Not About What You Do. It's About Why You Do It

Remember that when your world feels shaken.

July 2020

Why We Put 137 People on Our Cover

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. To find new success on the other side of this crisis, we must work together.

What to Expect from Recovery, According to a Hong Kong Entrepreneur

Cheryl Leung's Hong Kong-based fashion brand is months ahead U.S. businesses in terms of recovery. Here's what she says you should expect.

3 Ways to Manage a Team and Talent from Afar

Remote work hasn't just changed our day-to-day. It's changed the way we grow. Here's how to build a strong team at a distance.

April 2020

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia Want You To Rethink Everything

The Rock and business partner Dany Garcia have a rule: "We aren't attached to process. We're only attached to outcome."

How to Make the Most of Your Ambition

It's a powerful and valuable thing. But you have to know how to use it.

Graduate Hotels Is Beating Its Competitors By Going Hyper, Hyper Local

The boutique hotel chain won fans by catering to local tastes in small markets. Now it's out to conquer big cities.

March 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross Spent 10 Years Building Pattern, Her Hair Care Brand

The actress and entrepreneur has learned that to be successful, the message is as important as the product.

How to Earn Customers' Trust

Your approach to winning new business says a lot about your operation.

January 2020

In His Own Words: Mark Wahlberg's Secret to Success

The actor and entrepreneur's greatest business asset is his own diligence.

How Franchisees and Franchisors Can Master Their Relationship

Building a strong partnership is step one toward shared success.

#9 on the Franchise 500: At Culver's, Community is Key

The #9 company on our Franchise 500 list has built a culture that's obsessed with customer happiness.

December 2019

Sterling K. Brown Wants the Conversation Around Diversity to Shift From 'Inclusion' to 'Celebration'

The producer and 'This Is Us' actor says recognizing and embracing differences creates the best collaboration.

What It's Like Inside Spanx Headquarters

Failure is supported -- and even encouraged -- at the billion-dollar shapewear brand.

The Hottest Franchise Categories of 2020

Get to know 347 franchises in trend-topping industries that will continue to boom next year (and likely beyond).