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Franchise Players

After 30 Years of Pizza, This Franchisee 'Cleaned up' With a Very Different Concept

John Mansour wanted his 'second act' to be something outside the restaurant field, so he opened his own Cleaning Authority business in Illinois.

Franchise Players: Playing the Long Game as a Cleaning and Restoration Franchisee

This franchisee went from carpet cleaner to a top Rainbow International franchisee over the course of 27 years.

Goodbye, Car Wash: Nissan Develops 'Self-Cleaning' Car

Ok, so it's really a high-tech paint job. Still nifty, though. Check out the video of Nissan's 'self-cleaning' paint in action.

Franchise Players: I'm On My Own, But Not Alone

After years of self-employment, this franchisee wanted to get into business for himself but not by himself.

Get Organized! Cleaning Pros Offer Tips

Warm weather brings out the neat-freak impulse. Franchises that provide everything from decluttering to reorganizing supply their best advice.

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