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5 Key Drivers to Impact Growth in 2015

Wingstop, Bojangles' Hit Market Amid Wave of Restaurant IPOs

Bojangles stock rises following IPO

Wendy’s to open 80 restaurants this year

Bubbakoo's Burritos Looks to Expand

Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email</i> <i>ktaylor@entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>For Matt Rand, real estate is a family business. However, …

Denny’s: Revitalization efforts take hold

Same-Store Sales

U.S. Chains Continue to Up Store Opening Plans

U.S. chain retailers have upped their store opening plans ever-so-slightly in April, confirming a positive outlook for the retail real estate sector …

McDonald's to Refranchise 3,500 Restaurants Worldwide

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The key to McDonald's turnaround plan: franchisees.<p>On Monday, McDonald's revealed its plan to fix the company's struggling sales. One major piece of the puzzle is refranchising to increase the company's percentage of franchised …

Is McDonald's Sitting on the Key to Its Recovery?

With over 36,000 restaurants, some hedge funds think the burger palace has the means to engineer gains.<p>Is <b>McDonald's</b> (NYSE:MCD) simply too big for its …

KFC Franchise Owner Must Pay Employees $375,000 in Back Wages

The owner of 13 KFC locations in NYC must pay his employees $375,000 in back wages per a settlement with the state of New York. According to the Associated Press, franchisee Hiren Patel violated several labor laws between November 2011 and September 2014. Patel would not pay employees overtime, but …


Bojangles IPO could raise up to $123M

Buffalo Wild Wings 1Q profit rises 2.6%

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

This story appears in the February 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Franchising is all about growth. It’s the goal of every company and a clear measure of success. That’s why we’ve put together this ranking of the fastest-growing companies from the 2015 Franchise 500®.<p>The ranking is based on …

Franchise Times Top 200+

The 10 largest franchise brands roared back in 2016 after losing sales the prior year for the first time in the history of the Franchise Times Top …

Arby's Sales Up 9.8%; Brand On Track for $4B Goal