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Franchising is a business model that combines the best aspects of sole proprietorship and Corporate America. It can be described as a "hybrid" model that fills the gap between working for somebody else (whether a large corporation or a small business) and working for yourself.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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George Tinsley has been a part of Kentucky Fried Chicken/KFC for more than three decades, so long that he had the opportunity to work alongside the brand's now-legendary founder, Harland "Colonel" Sanders, for three years.
  • Kerry Pipes
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Quaker Steak & Lube is revving up aggressive growth plans for the brand with a new menu that is all about the "wow" factor.
  • Helen Bond
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Franchisees and investors say the economy is trending up and that regulatory relief and tax reform could provide further benefit for business operators.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Buffalo Wild Wings' largest franchisee opens newest location in Florida and now operates 65 restaurants across five states.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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How to communicate with the 4 styles of franchise buyers
  • Joe Mathews
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Franchising has proven to be a successful business model across a wide spectrum of industries using multi-unit retail distribution.
  • Dean Zuccarello and Dan Collins
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TA Restaurant Group, a multi-brand franchisee and franchisor, is a division of TravelCenters of America, a Fortune 500 company that offers diesel and gasoline fueling, restaurants, truck repair facilities, convenience stores, and other services in 43 states and Canada.
  • John Ponczoch
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GPS Hospitality To Acquire 11 More Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurants in Georgia. The Burger King and Popeyes Franchisee Is Nearing 400 Locations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Consumer Marketing Conference kicks off next Tuesday!
  • Franchise Update
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Two Men and a Truck deploys Bluefin's P2PE solution.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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How "soft skills" relate to "real" leadership skills and the personal leadership development of successors and teams that ensure business growth into future generations.
  • Doug Howe
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There are 4.8 billion unique mobile subscribers today, a 65 percent penetration of the world's population; by 2020 these numbers are expected to grow to 5.7 billion and 73 percent, respectively.
  • William Edwards
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Marketing continues to evolve--from vendors hawking their wares in the agora to today's online age of display, paid search, and social media posts--and those selling goods and services have had to adapt to new methods of informing the public about their offerings.
  • Shawna Ford
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Multi-Unit Franchisee magazine honored franchisee excellence at the annual Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards ceremony at this year's Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, April 23–26 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Report finds franchise brands disclosing financial information more than ever, providing greater transparency and greater access to capital from lenders.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Pizza Hut's largest franchisee acquires 140 more Wendy's locations, growing to 1,136 Pizza Hut locations in 28 states and 386 Wendy's units in 7 states.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,509    0
What's wrong with franchise development today - and how to make it right.
  • Art Coley
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Franchise Update goes international with new European partner
  • Kerry Pipes
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Craig Ceccanti could be the Clark Kent of franchise software development. Beneath his everyday garb as CEO and co-founder of Pinot's Palette lies his hidden superpower: a double major degree from LSU in computer science and information systems, strengthened by seven years as a software developer for major clients, including the Florida House of Representatives.
  • Sara Wykes
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Charles Loflin first met Antonio Swad in 1997. Swad is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur, the founder of Wingstop and Pizza Patrón. The two men hit it off and began communicating about the possibility of Loflin opening some Wingstops in his home state of Texas.
  • Kerry Pipes
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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New El Pollo Loco restaurant is the fourth for Texas-based multi-unit operator Chicken Time Holdings.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,966    6
How a coaching approach with your employees can work to eliminate the negative and draining emotions of accountability.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 1,673    12
While the threat of that particular attack appeared to be subsiding a few days later, variations were still a possibility--and new, future attacks are a certainty, whether from state-sponsored hackers, cybercriminals, or teenagers out to impress their friends.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Larry Spada spends his days working from the comfort of his home in the Carolinas. But like many tech-savvy executives today, he's always just a click away from his team at the Outdoor Living Brands headquarters in Richmond, Va.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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