September 1, 2015

Franchise


Everything you need to know about selecting a franchise to buy into as part of your entrepreneurial journey.

For a topic overview, start with our Guide to Buying a Franchise.

tot squad

Tot Squad Will Help Install Your Baby Gear

The franchise startup Tot Squad offers services to busy parents that can often be the bane of child rearing. Tot Squad will actually clean -- even vomit -- from car seats and strollers and even show parents how to install child seats properly in their vehicles.


hoagie

10 Sandwich Franchises that Might Replace Subway

Got a passion for sandwiches? Whether you call them hoagies, subs, heroes, grinders, or whatever other names there are, there are plenty of sandwich franchise opportunities available to you.


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Indicators of Franchise System Growth

A new study examines the qualities of growing franchise businesses versus those franchise business that have shrunk in size over the last five years.


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10 Burger Franchise Alternatives to McDonald’s

The all-American hamburger presents quite a few business opportunities. And the burger franchise industry is expanding as popularity in the sandwiches continues to grow. But think outside the two most famous names and consider these other hamburger franchising businesses.


dunkin

10 Coffee Franchises to Challenge Starbucks

Ever thought of going up against the likes of Starbucks? If you're a franchisee who's looking to get into the coffee business, there are plenty of coffee franchises as alternatives to Starbucks.


blimpie

Blimpie Franchise Raises Money for Low Income Housing

OK, maybe opening a franchise sandwich shop isn't the first thing that comes to every non-profit organizers mind when trying to figure out how to raise more cash. Then again, maybe it should be. Check out how this group found funds in franchising profits.


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How to Lose a Franchise in One Day Flat

A deadly shootout in Waco, Texas, between rival biker clubs left 9 dead and another 18 seriously injured. The Twin Peaks restaurant franchise location that served as battleground has since been closed by the home office. So, is that it for Twin Peaks in Waco?


matthew bird

Public Relations for Small Businesses — Does That Exist?

What's the future of PR and is there a way to make PR finally work for small businesses in a way it never really has before? That would be in a package that includes budget friendly, performance based services. One PR veteran believes he's knocked it out of the park.