updated - April 5, 2020 Sunday EDT
This past weekend, sandwich lovers and franchise industry folks alike were struck by a report from the New York Times that described how the structure of sandwich franchise Subway allows franchisees with authority to target others for closure or takeover.
Is your small business profitable and growing? Do you constantly get out-of-town customers wondering when you're going to open a location in their neighborhoods? Are you secretly kind of bored running just one, smoothly operating location and want to feel the excitement of your startup days again?
Brain Balance Achievement Centers, the leading drug-free program to help individuals improve focus, behavior, social skills, and academics, announced a nationwide collaboration with Cambridge Brain Sciences(CBS), a leading online platform for cognitive assessments, co-founded by renowned neuroscientist Dr. Adrian Owen.
A Global Social Franchising Index recently developed at the Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) of the University of New Hampshire ranks 130 countries according to the impacts social entrepreneurship and social franchising can have on a country's citizens' well-being.
The premier local digital marketing platform for franchises and multi-location businesses releases the biggest software upgrade to date, featuring new online interface and technologyLocation3, the leading franchise marketing agency in the United States, announced today that it has released a brand new, upgraded version (3.0) of its popular LOCALACTplatform.
American manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers are bearing the burden of the U.S. tariffs imposed on Chinese-sourced goods through increased prices. Franchisors and franchisees may view this as a problem for their supply chain, whether internal or external, and they are exactly right.
In a crushing blow to many franchisors, California's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision early this month in a putative class action lawsuit, Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, after reviewing a district court's decision that a franchisor was entitled to summary judgment on claims that it had misclassified its master franchisee's franchisees.
According to the recent reports, Burger King sued its franchisee, Guillermo Perales for franchise agreement violation, thereby calling him to release ownership of 37 locations in Texas. Perales is one of the largest Burger King franchisees in the United States and has been involved in the operations of restaurants for the past twenty years.
Franchising in the U.S. is part of the nation's business culture and an economic force, generating $451 billion last year. So it's not surprising that entrepreneurs in the world of cannabis are attracted to the fast growth it can provide.
The definition of a Millennial is - according to the Pew Research Centre - a person who was born between the years of 1981 to 1996. I'm sad to say, that, being a child of the mid-70s, I can't count myself in this category!
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