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To Head Lease or Not to Head Lease?

In the franchise industry, the franchisor or the franchisee could sign the “head lease” with the landlord. By doing so, either party becomes the “head tenant”.

2015 Restaurant Franchisee Profitability Reporting and Implications

I’ve noted the reluctance of virtually all restaurant franchisors to report the profitability of franchised stores. But there are a few franchisors that do.

Is Your Franchise System on The Right Track?

See how your brand stacks up against the Top Ten traits of high-performance brands.

Incubator Plan and Fast Casual franchise Between Rounds Café offer Fresh Start

Fast casual dining is the fastest growing segment in the restaurant industry.

Part-Time Business Turned Empire through Team Success

"You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want," said renown salesman and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. His truism seems applicable to a former safety officer, who turned his part-time business into what he describes as an "Empire".

Tribute to the Late Pete Harman, a Franchisee Giant

Colonel Sanders and KFC's first franchisee Pete Harman
L-R: statues of franchisor H. Sanders & KFC's 1st franchisee P. Harman, photo/bmm

Pete Harman struck the first chicken recipe deal with his good friend Colonel Harland Sanders back in 1952, putting them both on course to becoming franchise legends.

FranchiseKnowHow Releases Franchise Home Care Report.

Home Care Franchise Report Reveals Continued Strong Growth
The FranchiseKnowHow Report in conjunction with reveals a forty seven

Restaurant Financial Update: 2015 to be a Dynamic Year

The restaurant space slogged it out in 2014. Finally, with meaningful wisps of economic recovery seen in Q4 and more disposable income running in the system, hope of discretionary spending is seen. 2015 is off to a fast start with decent sales noted so far (2015 week one same store sales: +7.4% casual diners; +2.5% QSR per MillerPulse.) And Wendy’s is suing to terminate their 4th largest franchisee, for not remodeling or adding required POS systems.

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.