Franchising a Business


Franchising Is Not For Everyone. Explore These Lucrative Alternatives to Expand Your Business.

Not every business can be franchised, nor should it. While franchising can be the right growth vehicle for someone with an established brand and proven concept that's ripe for growth, there are other options available for business owners.


From Global Giants Like Taco Bell and McDonald's to Emerging Brands Like Crumbl, These Are The Top 15 Fast Food Franchises

Fast food/QSR franchises offer significant entrepreneurial opportunities, including extensive resources, support systems and brand recognition provided by their parent companies.


This Entrepreneur Is on a Mission to Eradicate Generational Poverty in the Black Community — And She's Using Franchising to Do It.

Tarji Cater and her organization, The Franchise Player, provide education, opportunities and resources to the Black community, aiming to eradicate generational poverty and build wealth through franchising.

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Micha Magid of Mighty Quinn's BBQ Says Restaurants Need to Break the Mold When It Comes to Franchising. Here's Why.

Mighty Quinn's BBQ co-founder Micha Magid discusses scaling a business, building a restaurant tech stack, and abandoning a one-size-fits-all approach to franchising.


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.

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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.


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.

Featured Opportunities

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.