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4 Reasons You May Not Qualify For a Franchise

Good franchise companies are looking for a mutual fit when talking with prospective franchisees. Here's what might be stopping you from qualifying.


Why Franchising May Be the Low-Risk, High-Reward Investment You're Looking For

Building wealth in an unstable economy is already difficult, and with bank failures like Silicon Valley Bank and others, it's getting even tougher. Investors are looking for safer ways to diversify their investment portfolios — and here's why buying into a franchise may be the answer.


Find Out Which Brands Have Ranked on the Franchise 500 for Longest, Earning a Spot In our New 'Hall of Fame'

Looking to buy an A-list franchise? These brands have been the strongest for the longest.

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9 Things You Need to Know Before Franchising Your Business

Franchising is rewarding if done well — that said, it is not easy to establish your brand, so start off the right way and learn more before you start the process.


Want to Franchise Your Business? Make Sure You Know These 5 Things

A seasoned franchisor's advice on how to build a successful franchising system.


Most Franchisors Fail to Scale Because They Don't Realize This

Franchising is a massive learning curve and a completely different business that needs to be mastered.

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5 Things to Do Before You Franchise Your Business

Don't rush into this decision without first doing a proper amount of research and due diligence.

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Want to Franchise Your Business? Here Are 5 Key Things to Consider.

Just because you can doesn't always mean you should.

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Why the Great Resignation Could Lead to a Franchising Boom

As people leave their jobs for a better work-life balance, they are discovering new opportunities in the franchise industry.

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Entrepreneur Franchise of the Day: Buddy's Home Furnishings

Buddy's offers its franchisees exclusive territories and a typical payback period of three years.

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Entrepreneur Franchise of the Day: Kona Ice

Kona Ice is the No. 53 franchise in this year's Franchise 500.


3 Reasons to Quit Your Corporate Job and Become a Restaurant Franchisee

The market conditions are ideal for investors ready to make a change.

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The 19 Oldest Franchises on the Franchise 500

These businesses have all been franchising for 60 years or more.

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#10 on the Franchise 500: How 7-Eleven Plans to Double In Size In the U.S. By 2027

The #10 company on our Franchise 500 list had its fair share of challenges in 2018, but still has big goals for the future.

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#6 on the Franchise 500: Culver's Succeeds By Investing In Managers

At the #6 company on our Franchise 500 list, a mentorship program focuses on turning store managers into franchisees -- and it's fueling growth.