Business News

Volunteer Firefighters Are Getting Older and Enrollment Is Shrinking, Posing a Risk to Americans

In 2020, the number of volunteer firefighters reached a new 35-year-low. Meanwhile, call volume requesting help more than tripled in the same time frame.

Business News

SpaceX Test Causes a Dumpster Fire—Literally

A 'static fire test' of SpaceX's Starship rocket goes wrong.

Buying / Investing in Business

How This Company Is Profiting Giving Perks to Military Members and First-Responders

GovX's small customer base helped it cash in with investors.


For This Franchisee, Every Day Is Christmas

Jason Paulk opened a Christmas Decor franchise so that he could run a business while keeping his jobs as a firefighter and paramedic.


Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant

Jeffrey Urbas is a firefighter through and through, working as a fire sergeant with the City of Detroit Fire Department while also running a Firehouse Subs.


Franchise Players: A Firefighting Salsa Dancer Finds Flexibility as a Franchisee

Franchising gave Alex Lee the flexibility to keep working as a firefighter and competing as a salsa dancer.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

How Two Firefighters Started Firehouse Subs Franchise

A firefighting-theme sandwich chain gets hot. Now with nearly 500 locations, it's grown to become one of the top sub-sandwich franchises in the U.S.