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Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith on Competing Stakeholders

Sally J. Smith is president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings (Nasdaq: BWLD). She sat down with Dean Sri Zaheer of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management for its 8th Annual Women's Leadership Conference in 2012.

GM's Mary Barra Says She's Always Been Evaluated on Results

Bloomberg's Adam Johnson reports on the the appointment of Mary Barra as GM CEO. (Source: Bloomberg)

Art Levitt Interviews Popeyes' Cheryl Bachelder

Cheryl BachelderArthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and now senior advisor to private equity firm The Carlyle Group, interviews AFC Enterprises' chief executive officer Cheryl Bachelder to find out how she leads.

Inside Dunkin's C-Suite

From the Bloomberg video of looking at the C-Suite

Dunkin' CEO Nigel Travis. photo from Bloomberg's video

Bloomberg's Jeffrey Hayzlett visits the C-Suite at Dunkin' Brands Inc. to discover how the 63-year-old franchisor is reinventing itself and shaping its donut brand.

Being More Persuasive

We are all in sales -- every day.  Not just when we are selling hotel rooms to our guests, but also when we are selling ideas to our vendors, our employees, our bankers, our public officials, and even our family members.

Popeyes Officers Provide Insights on Running a Successful Franchise Chain

ATLANTA—Corporate officers of AFC Enterprises, holding company of the 2,153 restaurant chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, spoke this morning to a gathering of stock market analysts in an earnings call conference.

Q&A: Who Do Franchisees Appreciate? BrightStar's Shelly Sun

BrightStar's CEO Shelly Sun speaks to members of the Int'l Franchise Association, 2010
Sun speaks at a 2010 International Franchise Association Conference

CHICAGO—Shelly Sun, CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care, spoke with Blue MauMau at the end of 2012 about the managing of a chain of now 258 healthcare agencies that sprawl from California to New York, 36 states in all. She started franchising the concept in 2005.

Pioneer Jason Dubinsky of Dunkin’ Passes

Jason (Jay) Dubinsky of Dunkin' Donuts
Jason (Jay) Dubsinsky, Sept 2012 at DDIFO meeting. photo/bmm

BOCA RATON, Fla.—With regret, this publication is late in reporting the passing this spring of one of the industry's pioneers, franchisee Jason (Jay) Dubinsky.

Noodles CEO Kevin Reddy Talks IPO

On June 28, Noodles & Company (NDLS) launched its initial public offering and its stock prices have been sizzling.