I Am Franchising - Real Life Success Stories From Franchisees

Franchising is a business model that has led millions to financial success. Every franchisee has a singular story - of where they've been, how they chose franchising, and of the challenges they've overcome on their pathway to personal and business success. I Am Franchising brings these real-life stories to you online. Someday your story may appear here as well.

Top Domino: To Be The Best, You've Gotta Beat The Best »

By Helen Bond

When Domino's veteran Michael "Mike" Orcutt made the switch from corporate executive to franchisee he was, he admits, a "little nervous" about how the managers of the nine Atlanta pizza stores he purchased in 1990 would welcome their new boss.

Multi-Brand Franchisee Adds Del Taco »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

West Coast convenience store and petroleum franchisee builds portfolio by signing development agreement for 20 Del Taco locations.

Texas-based Franchisee Reaches 10-Unit Milestone »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Texas-based franchisee brings additional Pizza Patron location to Dallas-Fort Worth market as the brand continues to expand.

Staying The Course: The Future Looks Bright For Ken Leese »

By Kerry Pipes

The past five years have been tough for those in the tax business, but things are looking up and Ken Leese's positive attitude has never waned.

Area Developer Brings Smoke's Poutinerie To Golden State »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

California area developer brings Canada's unique Smoke's Poutinerie brand to Hollywood and beyond.

Idea Man: Steve Sager Continues His Innovative Ways »

By Helen Bond

teve Sager knows a good idea when he sees one. The franchise veteran championed Subway's innovative $5 footlong sandwich as a nationwide promotion and pioneered the brand's use of speedy ovens to offer customers toasted subs in a flash.

Clearly Transparent: Communicating And Sharing Success »

By Helen Bond

When it comes to creating a successful corporate culture, veteran Jiffy Lube franchisee Richard Paek has found that seeing does lead to believing.

The Power Of More: Multi-unit Operators Branch Out, Brand Up »

By Kerry Pipes and Eddy Goldberg

Franchising is easy: all it takes is a lot of blood, sweat, and overcoming fears to open and successfully operate a franchise unit--not to mention multiple units of a single brand.

Massage, Tan, Joints, And Lashes »

By Kerry Pipes

Randy Merrill feels good about the health, wellness, and fitness space he operates in. He says the business models work for him, the client base works for him, and the ROI works for him.

Making A Sub For A Good Cause »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Jersey Mike's founder Peter Cancro whips up $100,000 sandwich for No Kid Hungry, an organization committed to ending childhood hunger. The donation will provide 1 million healthy meals for kids in the U.S.

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