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Wife of McDonald's Millionaire Franchisee Murdered

Lois Colley, 83, was found beaten to death on Monday afternoon at her 300-acre estate, Windswept Farm, in North Salem, New York.

Franchisee Profits Crucial to Franchisor Growth

Restaurant chains aiming to expand their national footprints even more through franchising should continually focus on the unit economics within the footprint of each store.

Mark Ehrlich appointed as Vice President Business Development

Navigator System Solutions LLC and Franchise Central LLC Appoints Mark Ehrlich as Vice President Business Development

Coco's, Carrows Restaurants Abruptly Fire Thousands

Employees of Coco's Bakery  and Carrows restaurants, both franchisors, were shocked at the way they learned they no longer had a job.

Del Taco Set for Reverse Merger with Levy Acquisition Corp

Franchisor Del Taco Holdings Inc. is being acquired by Levy Acquisition Corp. through a reverse merger.

Getting Franchisee and Small Business Concerns Heard in the Political Process

Big business places strong importance on lobbying and moving government officials for their benefit.

Who Has the Keys to Wreaking Havoc on Your Business?

Business owners often have not thought through and taken action on the danger to their business's digital data from insiders. The consequences of this neglect can be devastating.

Are Franchisors Inching Toward a Cliff? How Much Control Is Enough?

It seems to be human nature to want to stand as close to danger as possible—believing you have a solid footing to avoid falling over.  This is demonstrated by recent news reports of people dying while taking “selfies”, including one couple who tumbled off a cliff together in front of their young children.

Early Franchisee's Long John Silver's Story

Richard Levitt, 84, became a Long John Silver's franchisee along with his brother-in-law Ed Glazer 41 years ago. Eventually he and his family owned 31 units that did quite well.

Subway's Giving Away Free Subs. Who's Paying?

Subway is giving away coupons good at certain locations for a free foot-long sub with the purchase of a 21-ounce soda.