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Hardee’s multi-unit operator diversifies portfolio by signing on to develop 16 Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations in the Southeast.


Author debunks three lies about hard work and shares a better way to meet your career goals and have time left over to enjoy life.


Build your bench strength by inspiring and educating your employees, and providing them autonomy and feedback.


26-year-old operator signs agreement to bring 10 Blaze Pizza locations to Texas market.


Learn the top 3 selling and customer service skills for growing a service brand business


Study finds small business job openings hit record high in March.


PuroClean 5-unit franchisee explains why he chose a service brand to invest in


Can non-brick-and-mortar service brands be your “vaccine” against another hit to your bottom line in 2021?


Multi-unit operator Amazing Brandz signs a development agreement to open three Another Broken Egg Cafe locations in Florida.


Latest NFIB study reports growing economic optimism but finds 13% of small business owners still say they may have to close their doors.


Multi-unit operator brings third Slim Chickens location to Florida.


The perfect strategic plan combines the elements of research, strategic thinking, and execution.


Mega Franchisee Flynn Restaurant Group acquiring 937 Pizza Huts and 194 Wendy’s locations from NPC International.


Xponential Fitness Acquires Rumble Brand Giving the boutique fitness company 9 unique fitness-related brands.


Thinking about buying a franchise during Covid? Consider these 4 important tips before moving ahead.


Buddy’s Home Furnishings has continued to prove itself as a recession-resistant opportunity with tremendous earning potential and great unit economics.


Huckleberry’s Breakfast & Lunch is set to take a bigger bite out of the booming daypart sector. The popular West Coast brand, known for its Southern Cookin’ with a...


Texas HomeWell Care Services Operator Acquires Two More Territories in Texas.


For most franchise business owners, hiring, training and retraining employees are never-ending activities. Research shows that having engaged employees on your team...


Cicis makes a quick comeback from bankruptcy with the backing of a new owner group.


American Freight is a proven business model with excellent unit-level economics and reasonable start-up costs.


Checkers & Rally's offers a resilient brand that boasts a proven "pandemic proof" business model.


Understanding the realities of keeping results and relationships balanced among business partners and family members.


Stoner’s Pizza Joint is poised to hit the road to franchise growth, backed by sound leadership and a fresh brand approach.


Longtime Del Taco multi-unit operator Paul Hitzelberger opens his 33rd Del Taco location.


Tommy's Express Car Wash has 50 years of car wash operations and manufacturing experience and offers a great franchising opportunity.


Employee engagement and employee satisfaction may seem like one and the same, but there are some important differences franchise business owners need to know about in...


Whether new to franchising or looking to diversify your existing portfolio, service brands offer a relatively low-cost option with rapid start-up times


On the heels of a record-breaking 2020, global smoothie giant Smoothie King has its foot on the gas. The Dallas-based brand is gearing up for even more significant...


New Alignable State Of Small Business Report finds small business operators still struggling but says there’s a glimmer of hope.


Rise Southern Biscuits and Righteous Chicken Signs Area Representative Deal in Tennessee.


Liberty Tax’s mission to be  a one-stop financial service destination for its customers just got a big boost. The nation’s third-largest institutional tax...


Twin Peaks continues to make its mark as a top casual dining chain. The ultimate sports lodge is revving up for more growth with a refined conversion strategy, a...


Husband-and-wife operators with Always Best Care Senior Services acquire 6 more territories in greater San Diego County.


A majority of small business owners said they tried hiring in February but many struggled to find qualified applicants, report says.


Don’t leave your business up to fate, take control and put strategies in place to ensure the future you envision.


Restaurant industry multi-unit operator diversifies by signing three-unit deal to bring Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops to Fresno.


IFA Economic Outlook Report says with significant government assistance, nearly all of the economic damage created by the Covid-19 pandemic could be erased in 2021.


AE Restaurant Group, a Schlotzsky’s multi-unit franchisee, signs agreement to open 60 hoots wings locations in Texas markets over next six years.


Quiznos readying a new restaurant prototype while launching a full rebranding initiative.


Scooter's Coffee multi-unit operator purchases 13 corporate stores and will build 26 new units in the Oklahoma City market.


New report from Small Business Roundtable and Facebook offers insight into small business challenges from Covid-19 to finding employees.


National Restaurant Association says the 'Raise the Wage Act' would lead to increased prices, job losses, and higher use of labor-reducing technology.


The importance of succession planning for the family business; preparing to keep it in the family or sell to the right buyer.


Two franchisees, one with 3 restaurant brands, the other with 3 Amazing Lash Studios open and 5 more in development, tell how Covid has changed their business


One of El Pollo Loco’s largest operators agrees to open 3 more locations in Southern California.


Report finds a third of small business owners facing a ‘cash crunch’ even though PPP funding is still available.


Blaze Pizza multi-unit operator signs agreement to open 20 Dave’s Hot Chicken locations in Central California.


Report Uncovers Pandemic Fatigue Among Restaurant Customers with Dwindling Concern for Safety Protocols.


2021’s Mega 99 list ranks the country’s largest multi-unit franchisee by unit count, including their brands

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