Franchise Success Stories

The 3 Most Consistent Businesses From the Franchise 500 List

These three franchises ranked in the top 10 of our Franchise 500 list 25 years ago. They're still on top in 2018.

Matthew McCreary

· 4 min read

The Top 5 New Franchises of 2018

Looking to get ahead of the investment curve? Take a look at these new franchises.

Matthew McCreary

· 4 min read

Simply the Best: the Top Franchises in 110 Categories

These 110 franchises have all found a way to be at the peak of their industry in the present day.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 9 min read

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Start a Franchise

Franchising isn't right for everyone. Here's why it may be wrong for you.

Matthew McCreary

· 5 min read

4 Mistakes That Will Sink Your Franchise Dreams

Avoid killing your own franchise in the first year by avoiding these common mistakes.

Aaron Bakken

· 7 min read

How 7-Eleven Uses Tech to Stay Ahead of Its Competition

The convenience store is teaming up with delivery partners, Amazon and more.

David Zax

· 2 min read

Behind Entrepreneur's 39th Annual Franchise 500 Ranking

We've been putting together the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking for almost four decades

Entrepreneur Staff

· 4 min read

Gordon Tredgold

· 7 min read

Titans of Franchising Reveal Their Secrets for Long-Term Success

Paradoxically, a stable business is one that constantly reinvents itself to meet changing customer needs.

Tom Scarda

· 8 min read

3 Books Every Franchise Buyer Needs to Read

With technology disrupting the world of franchise, use the tools from these three books to stay innovative with your business.

Rick Grossmann

· 4 min read

Meet the Matchmaker for the Restaurant Industry

A recruiting firm founder knows a new job can change everything -- even for her franchisees.

Nina Zipkin

· 4 min read

After Fleeing Iran, This Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream

Since escaping Iran, Nick Nasrollahi is now part-owner of seven Checkers locations.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read