Entrepreneur12 min readTech
Are Influencers Worth Your Money? We Went Undercover to Find Out.
As traditional advertising methods fade, a new generation of young social media mavens -- 'influencers' -- are offering businesses their endorsements in exchange for money or free stuff. But is it worth it?
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How Two Young Sisters Are Proving Themselves in the World of Franchising
At just 24 and 22 years old, Jessica and Andrea Perez are getting a crash course in the restaurant business, and fearlessly climbing the steep learning curve at Wing Zone.
Entrepreneur3 min readLeadership & Mentoring
How Going From Owner to Employee Made This Entrepreneur a Better Leader
Rik Nonelle founded Window Genie, grew it for 22 years and then sold it -- but stayed on as president.
Entrepreneur3 min readTime Management
How to Figure Out What Your Time Is Worth
March used to be my NBA-watching time. More than halfway through the season, I’d want to see my beloved Miami Heat scrap (or often stumble) its way toward the playoffs. I’d tune in at home. I’d watch on my phone when out. I’d follow games on Twitter.
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5 Ways Franchisees Can Protect Their Business Interests
A longtime franchisee lawyer explains how franchisees can best protect their business interests.
Entrepreneur6 min readFashion & Beauty
Eva Longoria: the Best Word for Her Brand Is 'No'
Award-winning actor and serial entrepreneur Eva Longoria moves between industries, constantly looking to challenge the way things have always been done.
Entrepreneur8 min readLeadership & Mentoring
More Women Are Entering Franchising -- and It's Changing the Industry
Women are buying franchises at a rate far faster than men. Now the industry is asking itself: Why?
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A Men's Yoga Brand Learns the Real Meaning of Flexibility
In the fall of 2008, after years of beating himself up playing football and lacrosse, Joe Kudla took up yoga. But he couldn’t find much to wear. “Out of 17 million people doing yoga, six million were men—the fastest-growing demographic,” says the 40-
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The 150 Fastest-Growing Franchises
Meet the companies that are leveraging their ability to scale fast -- and take their franchisees along with them.
Entrepreneur5 min readEntrepreneurship
From Online to Offline: How Brands Use Big Data to Figure Out Where Their Customers Will Shop
Ecommerce brands are using big data to open stores exactly where their customers want them.
Entrepreneur2 min readEntrepreneurship
How Barry's Bootcamp Found Its Perfect Company Mantra
The CEO of Barry's Bootcamp shares how a piece of artwork at a garage sale helped shape the company's mission.
Entrepreneur3 min readTech
When to Use Your Email Signature for More Than a Sign-Off
The email signature can be a powerful marketing tool -- but it can quickly become an irritating vehicle of self-promotion.
Entrepreneur2 min readEntrepreneurship
6 Businesses That Need to Be Launched Right Now
Entrepreneurs always need more -- more help, more time, more insight. So we asked: What's the one product you wish someone would create to help your business? Now maybe someone (you?) will make it.  “Spending too much time on your email is toxic, but
Entrepreneur3 min read
Rocking Out Inside Fender's Office
At its new Hollywood headquarters, guitars line the walls and employees are encouraged to play any time of day.
Entrepreneur3 min readLeadership & Mentoring
The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'
After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.
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When Scaling Your Company, Here's How to Never Lose Sight of Why Customers Fell in Love With Your Business in the First Place
Laura Ashley, Nokia and many others faltered while growing their company. Here's how to not make their same mistakes.
Entrepreneur3 min readEntrepreneurship
To Survive, Sometimes You Have to Let Go of Your Vision -- and Ego
Entrepreneurship means exploring unknown paths, and sometimes that leads a founder somewhere different from where they started.
Entrepreneur3 min read
Figuring Out What Can Sink Your Business -- and How You Can Save It
Here's how to spot hidden weaknesses within your operation and steel yourself for unexpected battles.
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'Bar Rescue's' Jon Taffer Isn't Afraid to Call Founders on Their B.S.
The hospitality legend is on a one-man crusade to help entrepreneurs own their failures, get over their hang-ups and succeed.
Entrepreneur14 min readBusiness Biography & History
How One of America's Most Beloved Toy Makers Rebounded From Near Death
Wham-O created the Frisbee, Slip 'N Slide and more. Then it fell into disrepair -- until a new leader came along.
Entrepreneur12 min readEntrepreneurship
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.
Entrepreneur14 min readEntrepreneurship
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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