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Tim Bryant Says Franchisees Have No Equity

At the New England Franchise Association event last week Tim Bryant a panelist from Preti Flaherty in Maine, stated the true reason what legislation is popping up across the country.

The Greene Turtle Signs 11-Unit Development Agreement For New Jersey

Deal With Imperial Restaurant Group Will Bring the Popular Sports Bar and Grille to the Southern Half of the Garden State, Another Strategic Step Toward Expansion Throughout the Northeast

Businessweek on Franchising: An Inch Deep Look

This week, Bloomberg Businessweek has a detailed cover story about Burger King’s (NYSE:BKW) leadership.

Let’s Sell This Crumby Shop to Franchisees

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Pedestrians stare into a shuttered Crumbs shop in Manhattan. photo/ad

Crumbs Bakery Shop contemplated that it had to file Chapter 7 liquidation and close all its remaining stores a week after CRUMBS was delisted July 1 on the NASDAQ stock market.

Seeking Balance in Franchise Relationships

No relationship is perfect. It doesn't matter whether the relationship is personal, business or institutional. There are always going to be both good things and bad things about any relationship.

Restaurant Acquisitions, Current Concerns

Watching some restaurant franchisee network acquisition efforts underway currently, a number of common issues seem to be emerging. The need to obtain the right price is enormous. Buying more restaurants is as final of a decision as is picking a site, signing a franchise agreement or building a new unit. You have only one chance to get it right.

Note to Restaurant Investors and Franchisees

Lately, there has been a spate of restaurant franchisors in heavy sales mode, pushing their concepts with little to no disclosure of sales or profitability.

CEO Bloss Talks about Hospitality's Kickback Problem

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LAS VEGAS—CEO Roger Bloss spoke with Blue MauMau about the problems of bribes and kickbacks in the hotel industry during his company’s annual conference a year ago in Las Vegas.


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Dunkin’ Quarterly Same-Store-Sales Grow 4.2 Percent in U.S.

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Doorway of a co-branded Dunkin' & Baskin Robbins shop in NY. photo/ps

CANTON, Mass.—Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DNKN), parent company of franchise chains Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, reported yesterday that same-store sales growth for its third quarter ending September 28 of 4.2 percent for U.S. Dunkin' stores and 3.2 percent for Baskin stores.

Is “Family Franchising” a Good Idea?

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, many millennials found themselves with a college degree and no job prospects.