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UPS Store Franchisees Go Back to Trial

A New York City UPS Store gets a new franchise owner
A UPS Store in New York City

LOS ANGELES – A California court of appeals has ruled that some 3,000 former Mail Boxes Etc franchisees can go to jury trial to prove their claims against United Parcel Services.

If a Franchisor Loses Interest in Franchising

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.

Franchisees File Latest Appeal in UPS Mail Boxes Etc

SAN DIEGO– Franchise owners of UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. now have two appeals in process in the California Court of Appeals.

UPS Franchisees Appeal after Judge Decertifies Class

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.

Three UPS/MBE Franchisee Groups Now Set for Trial Early 2009

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.