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'It Was Like a Drug': How Dave's Hot Chicken Grew a Cult Following in an East Hollywood Parking Lot

What started as a parking lot pop-up expanded to 67 locations in less than five years. Here's how Dave's Hot Chicken became one of the fastest-growing food chains in the country.

Are You an Ideal Franchisee? Here's How to Find Out.

How does your personality compare? Do you like following rules or making the rules?

Dan Rowe

Fuel The Next Generation With Children's Business Franchising

There's endless opportunity in kid-friendly startups.

Jeff Cheatham

Buying a Franchise? Make Sure the Marketing Process Is Worth It

Make sure the franchise you buy, and their marketing system, are worthy of your time and investment.

Alicia Miller

Secure a B2B Company of Your Own With a Business Services Franchise

There are many ways to own a business that helps other businesses thrive.

Jeff Cheatham

Is a Home-Based Business Right for You? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First

The lifestyle that comes with a home-based franchise may seem carefree, but it's not for everyone. Here are five questions to ask yourself to see if this type of business is for you.

Don Daszkowski