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6 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Interview Question to Ask People
Don't waste your time asking job candidates to name their greatest weakness.
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To Compete Against Other Salons, Sports Clips Made It Easier for Franchisees to Run Their Businesses
It upgraded the point-of-sale systems at all 1,750 locations and introduced online check-in, a service popular with competitors.
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Can Your Company Raise Money? Ask These Questions First.
So you think you’re ready to scale. The foundations of your business are solid, revenues are up and word is getting around. Now it’s time to grow your team, increase your marketing and maybe even move to a bigger space. Right? Not necessarily. Scalin
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How Stressed-Out Parents Are Creating Huge New Opportunities for Franchisors
Parents need a lot of help holding it all together -- and increasingly, they're getting that help from franchises.
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Derek Jeter on What Motivates Him
The Yankee great, Miami Marlins CEO and Players' Tribune founder tells us what pushes him.
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After Explosive Growth, the CEO of Orangetheory Explains How He's Moving So Fast
There’s a lot of money in the fitness business. The U.S. market is worth $28 billion, and franchise brands are the hottest, fastest-­growing part of it. So how does one of the hottest brands thrive in one of the hottest markets? Ask Dave Long, CEO of
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Should Entrepreneurs Write a Book to Become More Influential?
Founders often think they need to write a book to propel their personal brand -- but does it really make sense?
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How Pokeworks Is Taking Advantage of the Raw Fish Phenomenon
After being in business for only a few years, the company plans on embarking on an expansion program to open another 80 locations.
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Can Barbara Corcoran Convince the New Generation of Entrepreneurs to Follow Her Lead?
When Barbara Corcoran invests in a startup, founders gain a fully engaged partner with lots of outsize opinions. The only question is: Will they listen?
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The 3 Biggest Lessons in Franchising, According to the Industry's Top Podcasters
We asked three of the industry's chat masters for the most salient lesson they've learned over the years.
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Peloton Just Unveiled a $4,000 Treadmill -- and Everything Is Riding on It
The $1.25 billion company has secretly been working on its second-ever product. Is this the beginning of a new fitness revolution?
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Behind Entrepreneur's 39th Annual Franchise 500 Ranking
We've been putting together the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking for almost four decades
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Our Franchise 500 List: the Definitive Ranking of 2018's Strongest Franchises
Our list reflects a truth: Franchises must innovate to attract new customers while being reliable enough to keep the old ones happy.
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How My Grandfather's Watch Gave Me the Life I Always Wanted
An entrepreneur received a watch from his grandfather, which inspired him to open up an ecommerce store.
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How McDonald's Turned Around Its Slumping Sales
When Steve Easterbrook took over as CEO in 2015, he needed to figure out how to get McDonald's back on track.
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How 7-Eleven Uses Tech to Stay Ahead of Its Competition
The convenience store is teaming up with delivery partners, Amazon and more.
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Why Some States Still Don't Have a Dunkin' Donuts (But Probably Not for Long!)
Stay tuned, coffee lovers.
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The UPS Store Is Looking to Redefine the Word 'Store'
When is a store not a store? It sounds like a Zen koan, but it’s actually the key to The UPS Store’s new strategy for franchise growth. The UPS Store, says VP of franchise development Chris Adkins, is striving to redefine the notion of a “store” enti
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How Sonic Drive-In Prepared for Natural Disasters -- and Then Thrived Despite 2017's Hurricanes
The franchise already broke its record for number of stores opened.
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Embrace Your Setbacks -- and Use Them to Your Advantage
As we enter into a new year, I’ve thought a lot about something a woman asked me at the end of 2017. I was a guest on the Never Settle Show, a live-streaming talk show, and she sat in the front row of the audience and stood up to speak. She’s experie
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How Fast-Growing RE/MAX Keeps Attracting New Realtors
Because of solid support, the number of agents in 2017 ballooned to 116,000.
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Actor Terry Crews Talks About the Exhilarating Terror of Entrepreneurship
What Terry Crews -- former NFL player, artist, actor, author and now celebrated furniture designer -- has learned about taking chances, harnessing creativity and barreling ahead.
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How Do You Innovate a Barbershop? Ask Great Clips Franchisees.
The franchise is focusing on a digital-first experience.
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The Trick to Creating Superstar Employees? Think of Them as Superstar Employees.
Research shows that your attitude towards your employees may become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
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Taco Bell Is Having a 'Go Big or Go Home' Moment
The company recently announced its plans to expand from 6,500 to 9,000 restaurants globally, and to reach $15 billion in sales by 2022.
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Take a Step Inside LinkedIn's Office Space
The secret to the social networking company's vibrant office culture? Never stop thinking about your next job.
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How Hardee's Shed Its Bikini-Centric Ad Strategy, and Cleverly Grew Up
The franchise is repositioning itself as forward-thinking.
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Is Your Company a Candidate for Outside Investment?
Taking on investors is one way to grow your business -- but before you seek funding, make sure it's the right path for you.
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How Venus Williams Is Serving Up Her Entrepreneurial Dreams
Tennis trained her to be a one-woman, hyper-focused, do-it-all-yourself machine. But as she's discovering, entrepreneurship requires more balance.
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Why Some Small Business Owners Are Turning to Crowdfunding to Save Their Company
In times of crisis, some entrepreneurs are finding that their greatest support system is their customer base.
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