Discounting strategies employed by a lot of franchisors -- like offering coupons -- can cause a rift between them and the franchisees who depend upon exceeding sales goals to make a profit.
Everything you need to know about selecting a franchise to buy into as part of your entrepreneurial journey.
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Not all franchise business opportunities are the same. It's wise to do plenty of research before jumping in to just any franchise opportunity.
Zaniac is an alternative education-based franchise opportunity for would-be small business owners. The schools focus on teaching the basics in a non-traditional setting.
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.
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.
A new study examines the qualities of growing franchise businesses versus those franchise business that have shrunk in size over the last five years.
A lot of franchise agreements don't allow for much independence for the franchise owner. But that's not the case at Abrakadoodle, a business that teaches art to kids.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Today's seniors are requesting that much of their healthcare be delivered in the privacy and comfort of their own homes. That has resulted in home health agencies becoming the fastest growing franchises in the U.S.