Franchise Opportunities

What Franchises Should Look For In a Marketing Firm

Reaching customers (and potential franchisees) is part art, part science. Three industry vets offer advice on finding a marketing and social media firm that strikes the right balance.

Hayden Field

· 3 min read

Greg Flynn Owns 1,245 Restaurants and Makes $2 Billion A Year. Here's How He Did It.

He bought his first Applebee's 20 years ago, and since then has redefined what's possible in the franchise industry. His philosophy: Be different, then go big.

Scott Lucas

· 12 min read

The Best Franchise Brands Of 2019, By Category

We ranked the top categories to highlight the best 104 franchise brands.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 9 min read

Our Top 10 Franchise Categories for 2019

From fresh industries to the established spaces that show no signs of slowing down, here are the 10 franchise categories we believe will boom in 2019.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 15+ min read

Hurricane Maria Almost Destroyed This Entrepreneur's $300,000 Franchise Investment. Here's How She Moved Forward.

Post-hurricane, this Pita Pit franchisee in San Juan dealt with lack of food, gas, power and communication. Here's how she used a new mindset to move forward.

Hayden Field

· 6 min read

The 9 Best Tech Franchise Opportunities of 2018

Check out nine technology franchise opportunities from the 2018 Entrepreneur Franchise 500.

Matthew McCreary

· 5 min read

How Two Young Sisters Are Proving Themselves in the World of Franchising

At just 24 and 22 years old, Jessica and Andrea Perez are getting a crash course in the restaurant business, and fearlessly climbing the steep learning curve at Wing Zone.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read

The 7 Best Franchising Opportunities for U.S. Veterans

If you've served in the military, these franchises offer extra incentives to invest.

Matthew McCreary

· 5 min read

The 13 Fastest Growing Franchise Opportunities From Our Franchise 500 List

Use these rankings as a starting point for your own franchise research.

Matthew McCreary

· 8 min read

The 150 Fastest-Growing Franchises

Meet the companies that are leveraging their ability to scale fast -- and take their franchisees along with them.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 2 min read

More Women Are Entering Franchising -- and It's Changing the Industry

Women are buying franchises at a rate far faster than men. Now the industry is asking itself: Why?

Kris Frieswick

· 11 min read

The Best Franchises for Any Budget

We ranked the top 50 franchises for three different budgets: less than $100,000; $100,000 to $500,000 and more than $500,000.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 2 min read