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Sherman Lewis III

How Sherman Lewis III Became the Largest Black-Owned Employer in Houston

Sherman Lewis III says that he may be conservative by nature but he “bet the…

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Franchising

8 Industries That Lend Themselves to Franchising Well

What are some industries that currently lend themselves to franchising well? Why?

Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) talk about the industries that currently lend themselves…

By Selena Hill

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National Fast Food Day

National Fast Food Day: Owner of 29 McDonald’s Generating $60M is ‘Lovin’ It’

Roland Parris offers some keen insight on becoming a franchisee

In light of National Fast Food Day, Roland Parris, the owner of 29 McDonald’s generating…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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National Coffee Day

It’s National Coffee Day: Celebrate Brands That Support Minority Franchise Owners With a Cup of Java

Observing the hot business opportunities that coffee has to offer

Now is the perfect time to enjoy a cup or two of your favorite coffee.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Hammer & Nails

Hammer & Nails Salon Raises $200,000 From Shark Tank Viewers After The Sharks Said No Deal

Michael Elliot has sold over 100 franchises for his nail shop for guys

Michael Elliot, a Hollywood screenwriter-turned-entrepreneur who wrote Brown Sugar and Just Wright, saw a need…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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franchising

4 Crucial Steps Millennials Need To Take Before Buying A Franchise

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for millennials who may not have prior business experience but want to work for themselves

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for Millennials who may not have prior business experience to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Liberty Tax

Tax Return Filers Beware of Fraud Among Liberty Tax Service Preparers

A string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the country

Find out why a string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Should you or should you not let others do the work for you?

Find out why you should, or perhaps you shouldn’t, take on a franchise as your…

By Safon Floyd

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4 Tips For Financing a Franchise

Before you attempt to finance any business, here's what you need to know

Plan on needing to have a credit score of at least 680 and a net…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Changes In Franchising Model To Hit Minorities The Hardest

New labor ruling could affect nearly 20% of all franchises that are minority-owned

New labor ruling could negatively impact minority businesses which represent 20% of all franchisees.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Thriving Economy Draws Largest Franchise Expo in the South to Houston Feb. 6-8

Largest Franchise Expo in the South Relocates to Houston

Expo will feature hundreds of top businesses

Franchise Expo South, the largest franchise expo in the South, will relocate to its new…

By C. Daniel Baker

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The Top 5 Franchises to Watch in 2013

Entrepreneur Magazine picks out their lost of top franchises for the coming year.

Are you a fan of any of these franchises?

By C. Daniel Baker

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5 Best Buys in Home-Based Franchises

Here are some of the most promising franchise businesses to own from travel agencies to commercial cleaning services

In addition to low startup costs, what makes franchises operated out of the home appealing…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Opinion: Outrage Over Chick-Fil-A’s Marriage Stance Is Misplaced

Gay writer says the tit-for-tat should be replaced with open dialogue

Michael Arceneaux, an openly gay writer, says the focus of the Chick-Fil-A anti-gay backlash is…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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UPDATE: Burger King Pulls Chicken Ad, But Damage to Mary J. Blige Brand Already Done

We all make mistakes. Here are a few suggestions for a better brand move

After an outpour of backlash about a Mary J. Blige commercial that raises more than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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