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6 Lessons Learned From Franchisors Who Launched in 2020
In the days before Covid-19, a new crop of companies were just starting to franchise. Meet six entrepreneurs whose first year didn't go exactly as planned ... but who made the most of it anyway.
How Taco Bell Is Becoming the World's Most Innovative Franchise
Let's take a glimpse at how the fast-food giant has maintained its globally iconic position.
A Digital Revolution Is Coming to Franchising. These Franchises Are Best-Prepared for What's Next.
Powered by venture capital and Silicon Valley ingenuity, tech companies are finding new ways to make franchise systems faster, more efficient and better equipped to flourish during uncertain times.
This Restaurant Just Launched 8 New Brands. Sales Boomed.
To boost sales during the pandemic, the founders of Dog Haus flooded the delivery apps with virtual restaurants that operate out of existing franchise kitchens. They've been so valuable that they're now here to stay.
Is Starting a Franchise From Home a Good (and Sustainable) Idea?
As Americans began working at their kitchen tables last year, a new kind of marketplace formed: Home-based workers were increasingly relying upon home-based franchisees. But what happens when everyone is allowed back into the office?
How Franchises Can (and Should) Attract Millennial and Gen Z Franchisees
Young franchisees keep brands relevant with millennial and Gen Z customers, and with decades of career growth ahead of them, they can help bring long-term growth and continuity to franchise companies. So why don't we spend more time courting them?
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.
How Dunkin' Pivoted to Serve the Home-Office Crowd
The #2 company on our Franchise 500 list closed some stores during the pandemic, but new stores are seeing higher sales.
How A Well-Timed Redesign Helped Boost The UPS Store's Growth
The #3 company on our Franchise 500 list met the pandemic with a socially-distant store redesign.
How Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Uses Viral Marketing to Create Explosive Growth
The #4 company on our Franchise 500 list wants to be one of the fastest-growing brands in the U.S.