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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

Raining Money

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.

Dunkin' Donuts and Basking Robbins at Mohegan Lake
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.

3 Common Myths About Buying A Franchise

Franchising myths and misconceptions can cause you to make a poor investment or run a perfectly good business opportunity straight into the ground.

Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Café Named 2013 Military Friendly Franchise ®

Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Café, the unique bakery café and bagel shop with locations in South Windsor, Vernon, Manchester and Tolland, announced it has been named a 2013 Military

Larkburger, Snooze, Want Nationwide Growth, No Franchising

Colorado hamburger chain Larkburger has attained great success since it was established six years ago. It plans to follow that up by expanding across the country.

Sports Team Franchises To See Strong Growth; Fast Food Not So Much

Growth in professional sports franchises & key related industries

SANTA MONICA, Calif. —If you want to own a franchise, research shows that the boats rise a little faster for sports team owners. If you can afford one, professional sports team franchises will be one of the strongest growing sectors compared to other sectors tied to sports.