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Identify the perfect franchise for you! Take our short quiz Take our free franchise quiz!
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The  Franchise Crash Course is almost ready! Can you help us out?

We're so close to finishing our long-awaited Franchise Crash Course, and it'll be coming out in a few weeks.

But before we release the course we want to make sure we've covered everything that's important to you.

Can you take 2 minutes to let us know the most important things we NEED to cover in the course?

You can take the 2 minute survey here (and get a little more detail on the course).

Thanks!

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The Top 10 Most Famous Franchise Founders of All Time

Fearing the debate would never end (and with our coffee running out), the staff finally settled on the following (admittedly unscientific) criteria: size and longevity of operation, visibility of brand, and -- quite honestly -- how compelling we found the founder's success story. If our internal discussion about this list serves as any indication, many readers will feel we snubbed their favorite franchise founder (and someone on our staff will probably agree). So, if you think we missed someone, leave a comment below, and let the debate begin!

Franchisor-Franchisee Independence and Joint Liability, Redux

In the Tilted Kilt case, the franchisor allegedly published an “employee handbook” for franchisees to distribute to their staff, and exerted significant control over the operation of the franchised outlet in question. If true, these are two factors that typically weigh in favor of finding the franchisor to be a “joint employer” with its franchisee, thereby potentially subjecting it to liability for the alleged harassment.

The Top Franchise Opportunities for Each Cast Member of The Simpsons

Considering just how enterprising and entrepreneurial Homer, Marge, Bart and Lisa are, entering into the franchise space isn’t out of the realm of possibility. Here are their options, based on work history and personality.