Franchise Players

For These Franchisees, 'Care' and 'Assistance' Have Been Personal Priorities for 40 Years

Home-care business partners Steve Sudberry and Will Reid have been best friends 40 years. Business kerfuffles? They settle them 'on the ping pong table.'

Joan Oleck

· 3 min read

Father's Day at Golden Corral: A Franchisee Carries on His Dad's Tradition

Franchisee Billy Sewell not only runs restaurants, he raises money for the children of wounded, disabled and fallen military service members.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 6 min read

Franchising Helped These Women Find Work-Life Balance for Themselves and Other Moms

These working mothers decided to help other high-achieving parents with their customer-focused Kiddie Academy franchise.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

This Franchisee Isn't Just Selling Ice Cream. He's Selling K-12 Science.

First, Rob West had to convince California authorities that 400 gallons of liquid nitrogen at a retail location was perfectly OK.

Joan Oleck

· 5 min read

This Mom Took Her Kids's Education Into Her Own Hands and Became a Franchisee

Based on the experience her children had with Best in Class Education Center, Priya Venkat opened two franchises in Texas.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

'Starving Artists' No More, This North Carolina Couple Opened Wine & Design's First Franchise

Marianne and Craig Burt, seasoned fine artists who had faced financial ruin, are now thriving, having opened their second 'paint and sip' franchise in North Carolina.

Joan Oleck

· 6 min read

A Two Time All-American Hurdler Overcomes Obstacles in Sports and Business

Like the lawns and landscapes he cares for, Justin Rush can withstand rough patches.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

These Glass Doctor Franchisees Found Smashing Success in a Family Business

Kevin and Tamera Tennant started their business in a dumpster, picking up shards of glass, to teach themselves their new trade.

Joan Oleck

· 5 min read

How This Woman's Young Daughter Inspired Her to Change Careers

Jill Raedels worked with Enterprise for 13 years before opening a kids' haircutting franchise.

Carly Okyle

· 4 min read

The Grewal Family Franchises Together and Thrives Together

Meet two generations of Subway franchisees, who can tell you what it's like to grow up in -- and then take on -- the family business.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

This New Mom Never 'Expected' to Find the Perfect Business Model

But she did. And she partnered with her own mom on two retail franchisee brands, and what turned out to be a true family affair.

Joan Oleck

· 4 min read

Florida Woman Closes a Clothing Boutique to Open an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business

After owning several businesses, Martekei Plange turned to franchising with Coverall as a way to refocus her entrepreneurial career.

· 7 min read