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Driven Brands Replaces Retiring CEO

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Car repair franchising conglomerate Driven Brands announced Friday that its 64-year old CEO Ken Walker will retire July 6. It has appointed an executive vice president of Burger King, Jonathan Fitzpatrick, to replace him as CEO.

Court Rules Meineke Entitled to Franchisee's Lost Earnings

The Fourth Circuit this month sided with a franchisor in its efforts to recover prospective damages under North Carolina law, including lost profits, from a franchisee which it had terminated. 

Dunkin Donuts, Meineke rank highest in Franchisee Satisfaction

FranchiseFacts’ Satisfaction Index (FFI) is a comparative rating created to measure franchisee satisfaction with their business and their franchisor.

Midas Auto Repair Franchisee Hit Hard for Bait-and-Switch Scheme

OAKLAND, Calif. - California announced a $1.8 million settlement that prevents franchisee Maurice Irving Glad, owner of 22 Midas shops throughout California, from owning or operating an auto repair shop in the state, after the franchisee "deceptively lured" customers with cheap brake specials and then charged hundreds of dollars for unnecessary repairs.