Franchises

6 Important Questions to Ask During the Franchise Validation Process

The information you will learn by asking questions during validation is far too important to skip.

Jeff Cheatham

4 Creative Ways to Describe Franchising

Franchising is much more than a simple definition.

Jeff Cheatham

Five Franchise Marketing Trends For 2022

Fast track your growth with these insights as we head into the new year.

Adrian Falk

Franchise 500: Our Definitive Ranking of 2022's Strongest Franchises

Learn all about the industry's latest trends and most innovative brands, while exploring the best franchise opportunities.

5 Franchises That Saw Explosive Growth in 2021

Advantageous pivots and well-timed opportunities catapulted each of these companies over 200 spots on our Franchise 500 list.

With People Stuck at Home, Energy Bills Went Up, and Koala Insulation Stepped Up Its Game to Meet Demand

The company scaled rapidly to over 200 territories in a year and secured its first ranking on the Franchise 500.

Amanda Breen

How Ace Handyman Services Capitalized on the 'Do It for Me' Economy to Jumpstart Its Growth

A well-timed acquisition helped the home repair business jump onto the Franchise 500 list for the first time.

These Cost-Management Gurus Practice What They Preach, and It's Made Them One of the Fastest-Growing Franchises

The Texas-based company Expense Reduction Analysts has returned to the Franchise 500 list, powered by clear-eyed assessments, quality control, and broad franchisee appeal.

Kenny Herzog

How Buddy's Home Furnishings Acquired and Conquered Its Way to Huge Growth

The brand makes a second appearance on the Franchise 500 list through its eager multi-unit franchisees and a fine-tuned strategy.

Mosquito Shield Enlisted the Help of a Bullish Sales Partner, and Growth Skyrocketed

Creating a solid franchising foundation helped the business shift its growth plans into overdrive.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Continues Its Nine-Year Growth Streak as We All Hustle to Get Healthy

Digital expansion and a revamped menu landed the brand in the Top 10 of our Franchise 500.

Blaire Briody