Franchise Business

Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)

These business range from dog training to event planning and more.

Can You Bring Individuality to a Franchise?

For these two entrepreneurs, creative control was key to becoming Scout & Molly's franchisees.

Kate Taylor

Move Over, Philly Cheese Steaks: This Franchisee Is a Booster for the Benefits of Jamba Juice

Andreana Chryssos wants to sell Philadelphia to her franchise's selection of nutritious fruits and vegetables.

Meet the Ambitious Franchisees Who Turned Modest Investments Into Bustling Businesses

Low-cost franchises are proving lucrative for those willing to put the time and energy into building them up.

Jason Daley

This Band of Brothers Operates 3 Franchises at 18 Locations Across 4 States

Jesse Keyser jumped into franchising first, before taking little brother (and new college grad) Charles under his wing.

Why This Company Could Reshape Franchise Funding

ApplePie Capital serves up a fresh financing model.

Jason Daley

Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed

Peter Castorena says that franchisor support was key to becoming a successful Minuteman Press franchisee.

Kate Taylor

Brother-Franchisees Who Certainly 'Tasted' the Goods Before Committing

Rahul and Rohit Arora worked at Blimpie restaurants as managers for 10 years before making the move to ownership.

Bouncing Back From Failure, a Fitness Business Gets It Right

MaxOut Strength Systems went through a serious rough period.

Jason Daley

The Longest-Running Pizza Hut in America Is Closing Up Shop

After nearly 55 years in business, the Manhattan, Kan., location is shutting down.

Kate Taylor

What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising

Brendan Ryan believes that military and police personnel are perfectly prepared for the franchise industry.

Kate Taylor

Chipotle Just Put an Official Price on Its Most Famous Secret Menu Item

Many locations used to ring up the off-menu 'quesarito' as a regular burrito. Now, all locations will charge an extra $3.50.

Kate Taylor