Starting a Franchise Business

Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Know the Perils of 'Accidental Franchising'

Accidental franchises are a trap for the unwary -- and the trap is sure to attract cannabis entrepreneurs looking for a quick footing in the burgeoning cannabis industry.

300 Franchises to Open With Nearly Any Budget

Want to be a business owner? Here are 300 franchises you can buy into no matter how much cash you're working with.

This Franchise's Publicist Loved the Company So Much, She Became a Franchisee

After years representing franchises, Ellie Lamonaca fell hard and fast for Conserva Irrigation.

20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $75,000

Think you can't afford to be your own boss? Think again.

Which Franchise is Right For You? Follow These Steps

In this excerpt from The Franchisee Handbook, by iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert, learn how to narrow the field to boost your chances of success

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