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Transforming Your Passion Into Impact — Discover the Top 15 Franchises Shaping Children's Futures

Looking to make a real impact in kids' lives while running a successful business? Check out the top 15 children's franchises, according to the 2024 Franchise 500.

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Are Franchises in the Clear After the Expanded Joint Employer Rule Was Struck Down? Industry Experts Answer 2 Critical Questions About What's Next.

Despite franchise industry successes in Congress and federal court, the expanded Joint Employer Rule is not completely dead. The IFA will outline its current status in a webinar on April 23.

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'Fueled by a Hunger For New Challenges' — The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs You Want as Franchisees

Franchising is well known as a pathway to entrepreneurial success, offering individuals the opportunity to build their own business under the umbrella of an established brand.

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I Built a $1 Million Business While Overcoming a Disability — Here's How I Did It

When facing struggles and setbacks, dream big, embrace your true self, and disregard any limits others impose on you. Ultimately, what truly counts is the effort you put into achieving your goals.

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The Franchise Industry is on The Verge of Massive Change With Private Equity's Potential $8 Billion Acquisition of Jersey Mike's

Two iconic brands, Subway and Jersey Mike's, may sell to private equity after years of being closely held. Heavyweight PE firms are an increasing force within the franchising sector, marking a strategic shift and altering the industry landscape.

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3 Ways to Get on The Road to Franchising — And How to Find the Right Business For You

Although franchising contributes significantly to the US economy, most US business schools lack dedicated franchising curriculums. These three sources will help you get started and find out which franchise is right for you.

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Looking for a Spotless Investment Opportunity? Discover the Best Cleaning Franchises to Own in 2024.

From sparkling floors to polished windows, clean your way to success with the best cleaning franchises, according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Ranking.

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One Factor Is Helping This Entrepreneur Tackle Business Ownership Later in Life. Now, She's Jumping Into a $20 Billion Industry.

Stacey Howell has reinvented herself multiple times. In her latest move, she leverages her extensive corporate career, history of public service and experience running a nonprofit as a Woodhouse Spa franchisee.

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'Ponzi Scheme-Level Stuff': This CEO Is on a Mission to Grow His Business Ethically While Fighting an Industry Crisis

Rolling Suds CEO Aaron Harper is growing the company's brand, but that's not the only thing the industry veteran is building.

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An Innovative Financing Technique is Gaining Traction — And It's a Big Factor in the Potential $9.5 Billion Subway Acquisition

Roark Capital's proposed acquisition of Subway introduces a significant pivot. This strategy shift towards a substantial debt model underlines the evolving dynamics of franchise growth and capital structure, spotlighting the broader acceptance of whole business securitization as a cornerstone in franchise financing.

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Fast-Food Workers in California Now Earn a $20 Minimum Wage — Here's How This Will Impact Franchising

California's new minimum wage law for fast-food workers goes into effect today, sparking a wave of economic and operational adjustments.

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Ever Dreamed of Owning Your Own Restaurant? These Top Full-Service Restaurant Franchises Are the Best in the Business

Serving up everything from delectable pizza to sizzling Japanese BBQ, discover the top 15 full-service restaurant franchises, according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Ranking.

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McDonald's Will Soon Offer Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Restaurants Nationwide

Breakfast at the fast-food giant is getting much sweeter.

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These Two Key Factors Can Produce Unbreakable Customer Bonds With Your Business

The power of authenticity cannot be understated. Across the business landscape, customers identify with brands they connect with and trust. In the race for earning and building consumer loyalty, being authentic is among the most important values business leaders must get right from the very start.