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Most Popular Franchises

Nowadays, you cannot drive three blocks without seeing a nationally recognized franchise brand. Learn more about today's most popular franchises.

Requirements to Open a McDonald’s Restaurant
McDonald’s is still accepting franchisee applications, but in the United States most franchisees will enter the system by purchasing an existing restaurant.

Papa Johns Pizza Franchise Review
Find out more about the Papa Johns pizza franchise including all the franchise costs and information needed to open a Papa Johns pizzeria franchise.

Sonic Franchise Review
Find out all the details to open a Sonic Fast Food Drive-In Franchise.

Tim Hortons US Franchise Review
Open a Tim Hortons franchise in the US. Tim Hortons is a popular coffee franchise in Canada.

Dairy Queen Franchise Review
Dairy Queen franchise review including the costs to open a Dairy Queen fast food franchise.

Krispy Kreme Franchise Review
Krispy Kreme franchise review including all franchise information and costs to open a Krispy Kreme franchise

Chick-Fil-A Franchise Review
Chick-Fil-A franchise review including all Chick-Fil-A franchise information and start-up costs. Learn about Chick-Fil-A's unique franchise system.

Most Popular Food Franchises and How Much They Cost
We have compiled a list of the most popular food franchises and the costs involved to open each one.

Wendy's Franchise Review
Wendys franchise review including all Wendys franchise information, Wendy's restaurant franchise costs and royalties.

Checkers Franchise / Rally Burgers - Two Decade of Peaks and Valleys
Learn about the merger between Checkers and Rally Burgers.

The Ray Kroc Story – McDonald’s Facts and History
The Ray Kroc story and interesting facts about the McDonald's Restaurant franchise.

Popular Ice Cream & Smoothie Franchises
There are many ice cream and smoothie franchises available today. Here are a few popular many ice cream and smoothie franchises.

Baskin Robbins Franchise Review
Baskin Robbins franchise review. Find out about the history of the Baskin Robbins franchise and the requirements to open a Baskin Robbins franchise.

Colonel Sanders Bio - Kentucky Fried Chicken Story
Colonel Sanders Bio and the Kentucky Fried Chicken story. Learn about the franchise legend Colonel Sanders and the story behind the Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise.

Domino's Pizza Franchise Review
Domino's Pizza franchise review including Domino's Pizza franchise information and the costs to open a Domino's Pizza franchise. Domino's Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery.

Burger King Franchise Review
Burger King franchise review including all Burger King franchise information & costs.

Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Review
Cold Stone Creamery franchise review including franchise Information and the start-up costs to open a Cold Stone Creamery.

AAMCO Transmissions Franchise Review
AAMCO Transmissions franchise review, franchise information & costs. AAMCO franchise is offering complete car-care services that are allowing AAMCO franchisees to take more than a large slice of the comprehensive “do-it-for-me” services market.

7-Eleven Franchise Review
7-Eleven franchise review, franchise information & costs. 7-Eleven was the first 24/7 convenience store ever, and has been a convenience retailer for over 80 years, and a leader in the convenience store franchise industry for more than 40 years.

Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Review
Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise review. The Dunkin' Donuts franchise offers some of the industries’ best field-support experts covering franchising, development, construction, and marketing.

Subway Franchise Review
Subway franchise review. Subway started franchising in 1974 with its first franchise unit in Wallingford, Connecticut. Now there are currently over 29,000 Subway franchises located in over 85 different countries. It is unlikely that founder Fred DeLuca imagined having this many submarine sandwich shops back in 1965 when he opened his first location.

McDonald's Franchise - Mr. Big Mac , Ray Kroc
Mr. Ray Kroc was the man who made McDonalds what it is today, a mega-giant in the fast food industry with thousands of outlets worldwide. Ray Kroc opened his first McDonalds in 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois.

From KFC to Wendy's - The History of Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas was the founder of Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers. Dave worked with KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders before opening the Wendy's franchise. Take a journey in the life of Dave Thomas, a legend in the franchising world.

Bill Rosenberg, Founder of Dunkin' Donuts and Founder of the IFA
In 1950, Bill Rosenberg founded Dunkin' Donuts. Bill Rosenberg is also the founder of the The International Franchise Association (IFA).

The History of the Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise
In 1952, Colonel Harland Sanders begins actively franchising his chicken business by traveling from town to town and cooking batches of chicken for restaurant owners and employees. By 1979, there were approximately 6,000 KFC franchise worldwide with sales of more than $2 billion.

Domino's Pizza Franchise vs. Pizza Hut Franchise
Domino's Pizza Franchise vs. Pizza Hut Franchise. Compare these two pizza franchises.

Coffee and Doughnut Franchise History
Dunkin' Donuts and Strabucks have become a part of our lives, whether we like it or not. We all depend on that morning, mid-day or even late night cup of coffee from our famous coffee franchise. Everyone has their favorite place and their favorite drink. Here is the history of our favorite coffee and doughnut franchises.

Starbucks Franchise - Is Starbucks a Franchise?
Is Starbucks actually a franchise? Can I buy a Starbucks franchise? We have the answers to these questions.

Wendy’s Comeback After Dave Thomas
When Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas died in 2002, the company lost not just its founder and spokesman. They lost their heart and soul.

S. Truett Cathy Bio – Chick-fil-A Story
S. Truett Cathy bio and the Chick-fil-A story. Samuel Truett Cathy is more than just an American success story since World War II. He has been an American success story ever since that time.

The Dave Thomas Story: How He Built Kentucky Fried Chicken and Wendy's
The Dave Thomas Story, How he built Kentucky Fried Chicken and Wendy's. Dave Thomas Wendys bio.

Pizza Hut's Founding Brothers - Frank and Dan Carney
pizza hut franchise Dan Carney Frank Carney

Are Baby Boomers Linked to Burger Franchises?
Are Baby Boomers Linked to Burger Franchises?

Franchises Go On Health Kick
Fast food franchises have the reputation of being unhealthy, sometimes extremely so. But there are several fast-food and casual-dining chains that have gone out of their way to make their menus healthier including Let's Yo yogurt franchise, Panera Bread and more.

Should McDonald's be more like Starbucks?
Should McDonald's be more like Starbucks?

Fred DeLuca Biography - The Subway Franchise Story
Learn about Fred DeLuca and his story on building the Subway franchise empire.

The Growth of Gluten-Free Fast Food
For people on gluten-free diets, fast food restaurants can be a tricky proposition. Some chains offer gluten-free items, and even advertise this fact. Others do not.

Rocky Aoki, the Daredevil Behind Benihana
Learn about Rocky Aoki and his story on building the Benihana restaurant chain.

Carl Karcher, Founder of Carl's Jr.
Learn about Carl Karcher and his story on building the Carl's Jr. restaurant chain.

How American Fast Food Franchises Expanded Abroad
Learn about how American fast-food restaurant chains adapted themselves to markets all over the world.

Bill Darden Biography
Learn about Bill Darden, founder of the company that runs Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other restaurant chains.

History of Burger King
Learn about the history and development of Burger King.

History of Fast Food Breakfast
Learn about the history and development of breakfast menus at fast food companies.

Starbucks and the World - How International Influence Shaped a Local Institution
Learn about the development of Starbucks through its international influences.

Fast Food and Salad, a Marriage of Convenience
Concerns about their products' health have led fast food chains to add salads to their menu.

Chicken Wing Franchises Learn to Fly
Restaurant chains that specialize in chicken wings, rather than chicken in general, have become popular over the last few years.

History of Mexican Fast Food
Learn about the history of franchises selling Mexican-style fast food.

New Orleans Style Restaurants
Learn about the development of restaurant chains based on New Orleans-style food.

History of Tim Hortons
Learn about how Canada's favorite donut and coffee chain became so, and grew into the American market.

History of Boston Market
Learn about the development, growth, fall, and return to profitability of Boston Market.

Tom Monaghan Biography
Learn about Tom Monaghan, the founder of Domino's Pizza, and how his vision still guides the company.

Norman Brinker Biography
Learn about Norman Brinker, founder of the company that runs Chili's and other restaurant chains, the founding father of casual dining.

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