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7 Ice-Cream Franchises Perfect for Summer

Make the most of summer trends with an ice-cream franchise. May 15, 2018 5 min read Much of the U.S. skipped spring this year. For many states, the weather went from snow to 90 degrees and sunny in about a week. A week ago, a warm fire sounded nice; now you …

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5 Great Ways to Research Franchise Businesses

Interested in franchising? Make sure you do your research first. May 7, 2018 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Most aspiring franchise owners developed their first interests in franchising by patronizing a local franchise business. They had a good experience with the goods or services they …

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Start a Franchise

Franchising isn’t right for everyone. Here’s why it may be wrong for you. May 1, 2018 5 min read We all know that starting a business isn’t a one-size-fits-all sort of thing. What works for one person will not for someone else, and that’s a good thing. If there were …

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The Top 100 Franchises for Less Than $150,000

Check out the top franchises that can be started for less than $150,000, ranked based on their scores they received in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 ranking. April 27, 2018 8 min read Buying a franchise doesn’t have to break the bank. Below you’ll find the top franchises that can be …

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Can Colleges Teach People How to Franchise?

Long neglected by business schools, franchising is finally gaining a foothold in the world of higher ed. But will students follow? April 20, 2018 14 min read This story appears in the April 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Ray Titus wishes he had known. It’s not like he’s some …

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The 13 Fastest Growing Franchise Opportunities From Our Franchise 500 List

If we were counting international growth, 7-Eleven would be lapping the field, having increased from 27,079 international franchises in 2008 to a whopping 54,061 in 2017. (Unfortunately, for the coffee and convenience franchise, those numbers aren’t counted for this.) That said, 7-Eleven’s domestic growth has been nearly as impressive by percentage, if not …

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