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Interview: NexCen Brands on Losses, Securitization

A Pretzelmaker shop, part of the 7 brands that belong to NexCen Brands, Inc.
A Pretzelmaker shop, part of NexCen's 7 brands

Blimpie Class Action Suit Is No Joke

Consumers Ronald Williams and Jennifer Clayton claim to have suffered nearly $75K in damages for not being able to eat a truly double portioned Blimpie sandwich as advertised.

Interview: NexCen Speaks about Its Franchises

NEW YORK CITY —In part two of this three-part series, NexCen Brands' CEO, Ken Hall, and Chris Dull, the president of the firm's franchising arm, NexCen Franchise Management, are interviewed by Blue MauMau on how the firm is supporting its 1,700 franchisees during this time of financial distress for the franchisor.

Raving Brands Sells Shane's Rib Shack and Planet Smoothie, Insists 'Not a Sinking Ship'

Shane Thompson
Shane Thompson of Shane's Rib Shack/website

Raving Brands continues to unload its franchise brands, while its president Daryl Dollinger insists that the franchise conglomerate is "not a sinking ship."

NexCen Restructures Debt, CEO Leaves

NEW YORK (Blue MauMau) - NexCen Brands, franchisor to such diverse concepts as The Great American Cookie, The Athlete's Foot, Maggie Moo's Ice Cream and other retail chains, has come to an arrangement with its lender, BTMU Capital Corp, on what many had expected to result in a possible filing of bankruptcy next week.