Many years ago I heard a story, which I believe is accurate, the then McDonald's CEO Ray Kroc spoke at Harvard Business School and confounded the students and faculty by asking what business McDonald's is in.
LOS ANGELES – The UPS Store / Mail Boxes Etc franchisees filed a notice of appeal last week while still licking their wounds from a devastating blow from a California court. The judge decertified their collective claims as a “class” group.
LOS ANGELES (Blue MauMau) - United Parcel Services attorneys will be busy preparing for trials for the next six months thanks to the tenacity of its franchisees and their attorneys. With the Platinum Shield Association (PSA) announcing today that its trial has been set for February 17, 2009, that will put three jury trials on the dockets for early 2009.