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| May 21, 2013
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How to Grow Your Business into a National Franchise Brand in this Economy
| Jul 24
Every year hundreds of new franchise companies announce their plans to be the next SUBWAY®, RE/MAX®, or Great Clips® and fail to reach that
Regulation of Franchising
| Jun 20
Elizabeth Crawford Spencer
Law professor Elizabeth Crawford Spencer argues that monitoring and regulation are needed to address franchising abuse.
Five Pennies: Ten Rules to Successfully Build a Franchise Mega-Brand and Maximize System Profits
| May 17
CFE, Lonnie Helgerson
“All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War, 5th Century BC.
Tales of Garcon: The Franchise Players
| May 2
Jim Combs, Jeremy Short, David Ketchen
Tales of Garcon: The Franchise Players is an incredibly striking and professional addition to the world of franchising in print.
The Franchise Buyers Manual
Mr. Blue MauMau
| Mar 28
The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has endorsed The Franchise Buyers Manual.
Buying a Franchise - Is it Right for Me?
| Dec 12
Lonnie Helgerson CFE
Save yourself time, effort, and money by finding out if franchising is for you!
Dunk'd, A True Story of How Big Money is Corrupting the Franchising Industry
| Jun 11
BOOK REVIEW: DUNK'D — Franchising is everywhere. There are franchised restaurants, grocery stores, parcel deliveries, online search optimization services, premium out houses, even poop scoop services for pooches.
The Buyout of America, How Private Equity Is Destroying Jobs and Killing the American Economy
| Mar 30
Perhaps if each member of Congress read “Buyout of America” they would understand that unsustainable debt does the same thing to companies that it did to our economy in 2008: eviscer
Hire the American Dream
| Jul 24
Tim McIntyre, Dave Melton
In an industry with easily over a hundred percent turnover, quick service restaurants wish for the day that they can have a seasoned team, even if for one day.
The Social Media Marketing Book
| May 30
Advertising is changing. Businesses used to typically buy an ad in a newspaper or on TV, but the results are changing dramatically.
Ruth’s Chris sees success with pairing dinners
Brinker to create Canadian subsidiary
Restaurants turn to mobile apps for marketing
Menu top of mind at celebrity-owned The Dalloway
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