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6 Trends That Prove Franchises Are a Hot Opportunity for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

By being aware of franchise trends, you can capitalize on them for your business.
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Florida Woman Closes a Clothing Boutique to Open an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business

After owning several businesses, Martekei Plange turned to franchising with Coverall as a way to refocus her entrepreneurial career.
Franchises

5 Strategies for Avoiding the Most Common Franchisee Mistakes

Remember that the system you valued so much when you became a franchisee is what you should return to when problems erupt.
Franchises

The 6 Most Common Franchisor Mistakes

Too many entrepreneurs start the franchise journey without being fully prepared.
Franchisees

How a Young Immigrant Rapidly Rose in the Pizza Business

He didn't know what pizza was when he was growing up in Bangladesh, but after delivering pizzas in high school, Ag Mahmud now owns four Papa John's restaurants.
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How Much Ongoing Support -- and What Kinds -- Should You Provide to Your Franchisees?

Learn the type of support you should provide to help ensure your franchisees' success.
Franchisors

Meet the Fearless Female Franchisors Who are Living Their Dreams

Two franchisors who took big risks to bring their passions to life.
Franchisees

How This Former Engineer Found His Appetite for Business as a Restaurant Franchisee

By taking a spot behind the counter, Danny Banwait is finding a way to get ahead.
Franchise Players

How Franchising Helped Me Find Work-Life Balance

This father of three left a job in retail, leaving behind unpredictable schedules in the process.
New Ideas

How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations

Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisee Brad Shellen proves that, in franchising, creativity counts.
Franchise Players

From Wall Street to Main Street: This Franchisee Is Generating Profits in a Whole New Way

Robert Shingleton moved from a $2 billion arbitrage portfolio to ownership of 14 sub sandwich restaurants, and he hasn't looked back.
Franchises

How Franchising Took This Business Into New Waters

After 30 years, a savvy business owner switched tactics, and things are going along swimmingly.
Take It From The Pros

How to Succeed in Franchising Your Business

The most successful franchises have a few strengths and strategies in common. Here's how they play to win.
Franchise Players

A Pretzel Franchise That Won't Leave Anyone Bent Out of Shape

This New York City firefighting franchise finds that with Philly Pretzel Factory there are mercifully few fires to put out.
Franchise Players

A Franchise That Says It With Flowers, and Fruit and Chocolates

As an Edible Arrangements franchisee, Scott Greenberg finds inspiration for his other business: motivational speaking.