As you all know, I'm a relatively new franchisee, even though my family has been in this industry and real estate development since the 50's and have a combined operational experience of more than 200 locations in Southern California and abroad under various brands.
Drafters of the Bill of Rights for franchisees, Orlando/ bmm
ORLANDO — There is a seismic shift under way in how franchisees approach balance in franchisee/franchisor relationships. It is a multi-pronged strategy headed by the three-year-old Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) that utilizes market forces, collective bargaining and possible legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Blue MauMau) - A franchise trade association as well as small business leaders are increasingly vocal in urging Congress to approve a bailout plan for the financial markets in hopes of bringing stability to the franchise industry. Others urge caution.
CANBERRA, Australia (Blue MauMau) - Joanna Gash (LP), a member of parliament representing Gilmore, New South Wales, condemned in federal parliament on Monday criminal collusion between Australia's banks and franchisors that wipe out franchisees.