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Ever Dreamed of Owning Your Own Restaurant? These Top Full-Service Restaurant Franchises Are the Best in the Business

Serving up everything from delectable pizza to sizzling Japanese BBQ, discover the top 15 full-service restaurant franchises, according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Ranking.

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From Stalwarts Like Ace Hardware to Emerging Brands Like Nothing Bundt Cakes — See the Top Retail Franchises

Featuring powerhouse brands revolutionizing the industry and empowering entrepreneurs to thrive, explore the top 15 retail franchises according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Ranking.

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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.

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It's Equal Pay Day — These 5 Franchises Have Made Public Pledges for Pay Equality.

These efforts by franchises to address the Gender Wage Gap are vital steps towards creating a more inclusive and fair workplace, highlighting the broader movement towards gender equality in the corporate world.

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From Coding to Creole Cooking — Here Are 5 Inspiring Success Stories of Black-Owned Businesses

For Black History Month, read about the journeys of these Black entrepreneurs who have built thriving franchises, making a lasting impact across varying industries.

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How to Cash in on a $42 Billion — And Growing — Industry

Encompassing a diverse range of services — from salons and spas to fitness centers and wellness studios — the benefits of opening a personal care franchise may extend beyond financial success.

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The NLRB's Joint Employer Rule Faces a Barrage of Challenges, Fueling a High-Stakes Battle Over the Future of Franchising

The NLRB has delayed implementing the controversial rule until February 2024, giving more time for opponents, including the International Franchise Association and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to legally challenge the rule.

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He Grew Up in a McDonald's Dynasty Then Swapped Big Macs for Lash Extensions. Here's How He's Bringing the 'McDonald's Framework' to the $1.6 Billion Lash Industry

When he felt the entrepreneurial itch, Jonathan Ellis swapped Big Macs for big dreams in education and then beauty.

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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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6 Things to Consider When Getting Out of a Franchise Agreement

Want to get out of your franchise agreement? Here are six things to consider

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How to Write a Business Plan for Your Franchise

This vital step can make the difference between success or failure in the franchise world.

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19 Franchise Trade Shows That You Don't Want To Miss

The top conventions, expos and conference events in the franchise world.

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The 9 Provisions Every Franchise Agreement Needs to Have — and What They Mean

Keep an eye out for the following provisions as you analyze a franchise agreement.

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7 Tips for Aspiring Franchisees from Some of the World's Most Successful Franchisors

"If you partner with a trusted brand, there's no limit to how far you can go."

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20 Questions Franchisees Must Ask When Interviewing a Franchisor

Starting with: How much control will you have?