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Franchising presents an opportunity to buy a business and leverage an established brand.

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How to Franchise a Startup: 5 Tips for Success
By Sammi Caramela | December 30, 2020

Expansion is expensive and time-consuming. By franchising your company, you can reach new locales without having to closely manage the new operation.

How to Choose the Right Franchise for You
By Marci Martin | November 20, 2020

If you want to open your own franchise business, the key is to find one that fits your long-term interests.

Franchise Agreement Best Practices
By Max Freedman | September 10, 2020

Before you sign a franchise agreement, you should have a clear understanding of what it is and what it obligates you and the franchisor to.

Ultimate Guide to Business Franchising
By Marisa Sanfilippo | August 27, 2020

Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to open up a ready-made business that has branding and processes already in place.

How to Grow Your Franchise Business
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2020

Looking to expand your business? Turning your small business into a franchise might help. Read advice from franchising experts in our article.

Prefer Going Solo? 10 Home-Based Franchises That Don't Need Employees
By Siri Hedreen | July 25, 2019

Home-based franchising offers the freedom of entrepreneurship without the risk.

The Basics of Franchising and Today's Top Opportunities
By Bennett Conlin | January 09, 2019

Want to own a business that's part of an established brand and market? Franchising might be the right option for you.

Want to Be a Part-Time Franchisee? What You Need to Know
By Jill Bowers | September 21, 2017

You don't need to have a great idea of your own to start a part-time business. Here's why part-time franchise ownership is a great entrepreneurial opportunity.

7 Very Unusual Franchises You Didn't Know Exist
By Jennifer Post | September 02, 2017

From beef jerky to crime scene cleanup, here are some unusual franchises you might not have heard of yet.

12 Franchises You Can Own For Less Than $100,000
By Marci Martin | March 16, 2017

Owning a franchise doesn't have to be extremely expensive. These opportunities are all less than $100,000 in total investment costs.

8 Reasons to Consider Franchising
By Brittney Morgan | February 17, 2017

Want to open a business but not sure where to start? Opening a franchise might be the right option for you.

All American Clothing Company Keeps True to Its Name
By Business News Daily Editor | April 26, 2015

Determined to find a way to manufacture apparel in the U.S., one former jeans salesman builds a business on American values - and materials.

8 Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities for 2011
By Business News Daily Editor | January 13, 2015


4 Franchise Trends That Are Good News for Entrepreneurs
By Nicole Fallon | October 29, 2014

Franchising has always been a popular way to start a business with lower risk. Here's why this path to entrepreneurship is growing, and how it will evolve in the coming years.

Should You Franchise Your Business? 4 Questions to Ask
By Nicole Fallon | May 29, 2014

Think your small business is ready to become a franchise? Ask yourself these four questions before making a decision.

Low-Cost Franchises Rise in Popularity
By Ned Smith | June 02, 2012

Say the word “franchise,” and what comes to mind for most people are those fast-food chains. But that’s not where the franchise action is.

6 Franchises Poised for Big Growth
By Business News Daily Editor | March 09, 2012

If you want to get into the franchise business, here's what's looking promising for 2012 and beyond.

12 Laws That Will Affect Your Business in 2012
By Business News Daily Editor | December 29, 2011

Are you ready to make the changes required by new government regulation?

How to Choose the Right Franchise
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Know what you want (and don't want) to do before you start looking