Franchise

Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How I Found Love at a Carpet Cleaning Convention

For this franchisee, franchising allowed her to serve others – and find the love of her life.
Franchises

A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds

Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
Franchise

In Sexual Harassment Case, California Rules Domino's Isn't Responsible for Misconduct

The California Supreme Court ruled that Domino's could not be held liable as an employer in an employee's sexual harassment case.
Franchise

Why the Court's Ruling on FedEx Drivers Could Jeopardize the Franchise Model

In the latest lawsuit that attempts to define the line between independent entrepreneur and employee, the court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: These Panera Bread Franchisees Now Have 34 Locations

Two franchisees spill on how they managed to make this fast-casual staple catch on in New England.
Burger King

In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada

It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Former NFL Wide Receiver Buys a Sandwich Franchise

After retiring from the NFL, Troy Williamson decided to open a Which Wich restaurant in Aiken, S.C., where he grew up.
Burger King

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada

Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Monday that they are discussion a merger, with Burger King corporate potentially moving to Canada.
Location

Buying a Franchise? When You Need to Worry About Location.

A look at the common fears of aspiring franchisees when it comes to choosing their franchise location.
Franchise Opportunities

11 Ways To Use LinkedIn To Boost Franchise Development

LinkedIn, where employers and job seekers find each other, is just as good for people seeking entrepreneurial opportunity.
Franchise

Are Minimum-Wage Activists Trying to Kill the Franchise Model in Seattle?

The International Franchise Association claims Seattle's new minimum wage law discriminates against franchisees, and says it's all one labor union's fault.
Personal Health

When Eating Out, Your Diet Goes Out the Window

While the majority of people are watching their weight, a surprising number say they stop counting calories when dining out, a new study says.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Exploring Unique Markets as a Multi-Unit Franchisee

With 21 franchise locations in seven states, John Russell understands that just because different locations are under the same brand doesn't mean they are identical.
Fitness Businesses

How Planet Fitness Aims to Become the McDonald's of Gym Franchises

Affordable, streamlined and closing in on 1,000 locations – can Chris Rondeau turn Planet Fitness into a mega-chain of McGyms?
Work-Life Balance

5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Some of the words of wisdom that guide my personal life have proved to be just as useful in the office.
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