Entrepreneur Magazine

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).

October 2019

Supermodel Karlie Kloss's Lesson to Young Women: Never Be Afraid to Ask Questions!

The Project Runway host built a coding school, Kode With Klossy, to inspire a generation of tech-savvy women. But her real mission, she says, is much broader.

100 Powerful Women in Business

Women know how to fight the good fight -- and they won't back down until the job is done. Get to know 100 female-led businesses and brands that are creating change and redefining the rules of success.

Karlie Kloss Looks to These Female Founders for Inspiration

Our October/November cover star discusses the women (and businesses) that keep her motivated.

September 2019

How These Teen Sisters Make $20 Million a Year on Bath Bombs

Da Bomb Bath started as a hobby when Caroline and Isabel Bercaw were in middle school. Six years later, their products are sold nationwide.

CBD Is a Crowded Industry. Here's How One Brand Learned to Stand Out.

Instead of pushing a product, Feals focuses on its customers' pain points.

Meet 16 Teen Founders Who Are Building Big Businesses -- and Making Big Money

Today's youth is already hard at work, building everything from delivery apps to robotic kits to sustainable fashion brands.

July 2019

How Shaq Is Bringing Fun Back to Papa John's

The basketball legend is the franchise's new brand ambassador. He's got his work cut out for him -- but Shaq's never been afraid of a challenge.

You're Not Approachable Enough. Let's Fix That.

Potential clients can't hire you if they can't find you. Build a bridge to yourself -- and to your business.

How to Find the Right Payment System

In a mobile economy, being able to simply process credit cards is no longer enough. Here's what to look for as you search for a payment-system provider.

June 2019

Michelle Pfeiffer's Fragrance Brand Took 20 Years (and Plenty of Rejection) to Build

She wanted the fragrance industry to be more transparent.The fragrance industry said no. So the actress took matters into her own hands.

Women Are Disappearing From the Cannabis Industry. Why?

The industry's most powerful women are working to fix it.

The Top Food Franchises of 2019

Food dominates the franchise world. Here, we rank the strongest brands in 14 tasty categories.

April 2019

Kristen Bell and Her Cofounders Built a Company to Save Lives. But Growing It Wasn't So Simple.

With an entrepreneurial can-do mindset, the four Hollywood vets have built a business with soaring sales and global impact.

Minted Grew From a Stationery Brand to a Global Design Platform. Here's How.

By listening to her community and reacting quickly, Mariam Naficy built a business bigger than her wildest visions.

A Desktop Statue of a Hindu Deity Gives This Founder Daily Inspiration

The gift from his mother helps beverage entrepreneur Anshuman Vohra fight for success.

March 2019

The Property Brothers' Business Empire Depends on One Thing: Their Very Strong Partnership

Drew and Jonathan Scott have conquered the real estate, design, and entertainment worlds. And they know that they're better together.

Silent Bob Is Now a Legitimate Ganjapreneur

Kevin Smith details how he and Jason Mewes have turned their iconic characters into a budding business.

The Best Way To Get What You Want? Focus On Your Customers' Needs.

Forget your own desires, and lead with the value you can provide.

January 2019

How Michael Strahan Took Control of His Post-Football Career

The NFL star redefined himself after retirement from the sport, and found a whole new world of opportunity.

#1 on the Franchise 500: How McDonald's Evolved With Its Customer

The #1 company on our annual Franchise 500 list is a master class in staying power.

#8 on the Franchise 500: Great Clips Reinvents the Haircut Experience

The #8 company on our Franchise 500 list has an app that's been downloaded more than 10 million times, tracking customer appointments, history, and preferences.

December 2018

Maria Sharapova Built a Business Empire Thanks to Her Winning Team

For the tennis champ and entrepreneur, teamwork is the key to success.

RadioShack Is Now Selling in Unexpected Places. Will Anyone Buy?

After hanging on through two bankruptcies, RadioShack struck a deal to open small locations inside a franchise called HobbyTown. Now, the question: Will this help or hurt both brands?

Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Has 99 Pages of Business Ideas

She's CEO of a billion-dollar brand, but she's always looking to invent the next big thing.