History of Franchising: Franchising in the Modern Age

Franchising really began to blossom in the post-war 1950s and 1960s. Franchisors of convenience goods and services seemed to be popping up on every corner. McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, laundry services, dry cleaners, hotels, and rental car franchises flooded the marketplace.

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Red Mango

Own a Red Mango

Based in Dallas and with more than 300 locations across the U.S., Mexico, El Salvador and Uruguay, Red Mango is a rapidly-expanding retailer of all-natural frozen yogurt, and healthier eating options.

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28 and Thriving: Hard Work and Long Hours Pay Off for Chelsea Segura

Chelsea Segura signed her first franchise agreement with The Little Gym two months before she graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in kinesiology.

Qdoba Operators Form Franchisee Association

Qdoba franchisees are banding together to protect the $250 million they have invested in the Mexican food brand by forming the Qdoba Franchisee Association.

A Bad Location Will Still Sink You

We've all had this experience: We see a store or restaurant we'd hoped to visit, but before we commit to going into the building, we're struck by an uneasy feeling.

 

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| July 7th, 2017

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Sonic Declares Quarterly Dividend

Sonic Corp. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per...

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THURSDAY

| July 6th, 2017

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Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading franchise, has been ranked sixth on...

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