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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.

Blaire Briody

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.

Clint Carter

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?

Kate Rockwood

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?

Why the Franchise Industry Will Boom in 2021

After months of forced closures and record-high unemployment, the U.S. is ready for an economic recovery - and the franchise industry is uniquely positioned to lead the charge.

Mark Siebert

How Taco Bell Became 2020's Top Franchise

Taco Bell endured years of falling sales without ever letting the struggle show, and the effort paid off: The master of hype finally scored #1 on our Franchise 500 list.

Maggie Ginsberg

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.

Culver's Thrived In 2020 By Doubling Down On Comfort Food

The #5 company on our Franchise 500 list is now expanding into the Southeast.

Kate Rockwood

Which Franchise Keeps Kids (and Parents!) Sane?

The #6 company on our Franchise 500 list adjusted its education model for the first time since 1954 - and opened 140 new centers.

Britta Lokting