In 2014, Anytime Fitness was awarded the top spot in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, trumping long-established brands such as McDonald’s and Subway. But founder and CEO Chuck Runyon says longevity is the true test of a stellar business
Pam Bader was married at 16 and had her first child at 18. By the time her offspring had grown up and flown the nest, a unique opportunity to grow and run a franchise presented itself – and Bader grabbed it with both hands
A watercooler moment with Kate Lester, CEO of Diamond Logistics, the logistics franchise
Making sure that only chemical- free textiles come into contact with a baby’s skin, Natures Purest is a franchise with a fresh approach to fabrics
24-hour gym franchise Anytime Fitness has already firmly established itself on the world stage. And it is now flexing its muscles to great effect in the UK
What, more than anything, will give high-street franchises a shot in the arm?
Paul Thompson plunged straight into the deep end when he turned his favourite father / daughter pastime into Water Babies, the national baby swimming franchise
Does franchising get the recognition it deserves?
Trevor and Sam Brocklebank turned their backs on lucrative careers in IT consulting in order to establish Home Instead, a franchise that has transformed the care sector in the UK
Having established itself in the Harrods Food Hall, luxury pan-Asian food concept Pan Chai seems destined for franchising glory at home and abroad