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.

Multi-Brand Operator Expanding Dickey's In Pacific Northwest »

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit Inks 5-store deal with veteran Carl's Jr. operators in Washington state. The barbecue chain currently has 20 locations in the state with plans to open five more.

Life In The Fast (Casual) Lane »

By Helen Bond

Harsh Ghai's northern California-based multi-brand business may be rooted in food and family, but aggressive growth and smart development are the cornerstones of the company's success.

2015 MVP Winners: Recognizing Exceptional Multi-Unit Franchisees »

By Kerry Pipes & Eddy Goldberg

Every spring, Multi-Unit Franchisee magazine recognizes the winners of its prestigious Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards, which honor franchisee excellence and highlight outstanding performance in growing both their organization and their brand(s).

Lisa Riley Is Franchisee Of The Year »

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Tulsa franchise owner recognized for outstanding contributions to franchising and named Franchisee of the Year by IFA.

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 »

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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.

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