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How Risky is That Franchise?

5 simple tests to determine whether a franchise opportunity is too risky for you

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Matching Franchisors With Investors

Dan Shifrin couldn't get money to buy a franchise, so now he connects potential franchisees with investors.

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Which Is Better: A Job or a Franchise?

When jobs are scarce, franchise ownership can seem appealing, but prospective franchisees should weigh the pros and cons.

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Why This Air Force Veteran Decided to Become a Franchisee of a Brand She Loved as a Kid

After eight years as an Air Force officer, Tammy Tubbs decided to open up a Papa Murphy's franchise.

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From Award-Winning High School Entrepreneur to Edible Arrangements Franchisee

Aislinn Smith first appeared in 'Entrepreneur' 20 years ago, after founding a dance studio as a teenager. Here's what she's been up to in the last...

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A Former Athlete Spills on Opening a Fitness Franchise

After a life of playing and coaching sports, Heidi Parr became a multi-unit Power Train franchisee.

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Sometimes the Best Business Opportunities Are Not the Most Obvious Ones

For this veteran couple, becoming Window Genie franchisees is the perfect post-military career.

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Why These Young Entrepreneurs Entered the Homecare Industry

Jennifer Wilmoth's childhood hospital stays helped inspire her to team up with Yohan Kim to open a BrightStar Care location.

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I Wanted to Work to Improve My Life – Not My Employer's

Cindi Garabedian spills on why she decided to become Studio Barre's first franchisee.

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What It Feels Like to Run a Startup and a Franchise

Julie and Kevin McAdoo say, if they had to do it all over again, they'd start with the franchise, not the startup.

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From Store Manager to Franchisee at Topper's Pizza

Lalit Kainth was no stranger to the pizza industry when he became a franchisee.

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A Blimpie Franchisee on the Benefits of Franchising as an Immigrant

David Old used an investor's visa to move from Mexico City and become a Blimpie Subs and Salads franchisee in Sam Houston, Texas.

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Why Franchisees Need to Remember to Think Like True Entrepreneurs

Jerry Baltus is not only a business coach for franchisees and other business owners – he's a franchisee himself.

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Why These Newlyweds Opened the First Orangetheory Fitness in Manhattan

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Want to Be a Successful Franchisee? Learn How to Rebound From Failure.

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From Childhood Friends to Franchised Business Partners

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Why I Founded an Ice Cream Franchise

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A Coffee Shop Franchise Where the Baristas Wear Almost Nothing Is Actually a Thing

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The Importance of Teaming Up With a Franchise Coach

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How Franchising Gave This Former Marine a Way to Help Other Veterans

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Your Franchisor Is Not Going to Run Your Business For You

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Why I Sold My Independent Landscaping Business and Opened a Franchise

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What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising

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Why This Doctor Decided to Become a Franchisee

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A Father-Son Team That Brings Serious Franchising Experience to a Fresh Pizza Concept

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A Carpet Care Company's Unconventional Path to Franchising

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Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed

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Becoming a Company's First Non-Corporate Franchise Owner

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