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Franchise

Minimum Wage

Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle

The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Hamburgers

Fatburger Debuts Its Version of the Double Down

Taking a page from KFC, Fatburger doubles the meat, holds the buns with this new, high-protein offering.
McDonald's

McDonald's Tests a 60-Second Drive-Thru Guarantee

In a bid to speed up service, McDonald's is promising customers in South Florida free food if they don't get their meals served up in under a minute.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How a Travel-Loving Cosmetologist Became a Franchisee

For Maria Tilton, a love for travel became a career when she invested in a Cruise Planners franchise.
Security

P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants

The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: This Corporate Employee Put Her Money Where Her Mouth Was and Bought a Franchise

This Shula Burger executive always wanted to own her own business. So, she opened her own Shula Burger franchise while still serving as director of marketing for the chain.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why We Chose a Childcare Franchise

Steve and Stefani Kulawik talk about the challenges and triumphs of opening a family business that reflects their values.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Never Stop Marketing

This franchising couple see every moment as a chance to advertise their franchise.
Franchise

The 9 Highest Calorie Meals from Your Favorite Chain Restaurants

Can you guess which chain took the cake for the most calorie-rich food offering? Hint: It has a 2,780 calorie French toast dish.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why We Turned Our Independent Business Into a Franchised Location

These College Hunks Hauling Junk franchisors tried to open up a pilot location for a new franchise concept, before converting the location into a Two Maids & A Mop franchised unit.
Franchise

Mrs. Fields and TCBY Are Rising From the Ashes, Hand in Hand

Through dual branding and an in-store ecommerce business, the two sweet sister brands are hoping to cash in on a new type of franchise.
Franchise

Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer'

The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
Franchise

Would You Make a Good Franchisee?

Experts discuss the key traits of successful franchisees and how to find the business model that's right for you.
Franchise

Jamba Juice Is Going On a Serious Franchisee Recruitment Spree

With new franchise initiatives, the smoothie chain wants to almost double its number of franchised locations in the next five years.