Franchise Players

Franchise Players

How a Love of Healthy Food Led to a Beneficial Career Change

Debbie Justesen loves good food, and she wants to be healthy. With her Costa Vida franchise, she gets both.
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Each Thanksgiving, This Franchisee Stops Selling and Starts Serving (From the Heart)

Eric Holm is part of Golden Corral's 'Helpings from the Heart' effort, which provides 20,000 meals to Central Florida residents.
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U.S. Air Force Veteran Makes Old Spaces Feel New Again at Kitchen Tune-Up

For 22 years, Stu Reid has remodeled everything from kitchens and bathrooms to the interior of a private jet.
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This Franchisee Takes the (Cup)Cake for Making Customers' Celebrations Sweet

Marina Lee traveled the world for Cisco before settling in North Carolina to open her own mini-chain of Gigi's Cupcakes bakeries.
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This Man Shifted His Focus from Foreclosures to Run a Real Estate Franchise

Greg Kurzner was once a top player in the Atlanta foreclosure market, but he knew he would need to diversify to stay ahead. Then he became a franchisee.
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No Sibling Rivalry Here: These Franchisees Are Happily in Business Together

Bill Nowak and Gail Gentry of Buffalo, New York, were chosen 'rookie of the year' by their Checkers franchisor.
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This Man Has High Hopes for His Sky Zone Franchise

Jay Highley joined the trampoline park company, and things are looking up.
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This Franchise Took 'Work at Home' to a Whole New Level

Amy VanderMolen loved selling on eBay. So she made her hobby her business.
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Why These Multi-Concept Franchisees Wish They'd Started Their Carpet Cleaning Business Earlier

Jesse and Charles Keyser own franchises for haircuts and pizza, but they hit paydirt with carpet cleaning.
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Meet the Franchisee Who's Bringing New York-Style Pizza to Texas

The food is so good that even his Sicilian mother approves.
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This Veteran Is 'Going Green' in More Ways Than One

This Veterans Day, franchisee Andrew Mason is creating customized energy-management plans in Oklahoma City.
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After Buying Into AAMCO, This Franchisee Couple Found That Success Drove Itself

Kim and Greg Johnson of Santa Cruz are grateful that franchisor support helped their business survive the recession, unlike area independent car shops.
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Why This Man Went From VP to Franchisee

Pat Abernathey believed the Caring Senior Service model so much, he went from the vice president of franchise development to running a franchise himself.
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Give This Franchisee a 'Cut' From Your Hair Care Bill This Month to Help Other Veterans Succeed

Cheston C. Syma is back from Iraq and Afghanistan, running ten Sport Clips locations and raising scholarship funds for his fellow vets and active-duty military personnel.
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Why This Couple Jumped at the Chance to Own a Franchise

Dick and Jean Neff mixed friendship and business after meeting Jim and Joanne Foster, and the results speak for themselves.

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