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NexCen Sells Franchises to Private Equity Firm Affiliate

NexCen, which has been in the news for some time for getting into deep financial difficulty over an accelerated-redemption payment connected with its acquisition of the Great American Cookies, a

NexCen Losses Shrink, but Insolvency Concerns Remain

NEW YORK CITY—NexCen Brands Inc. filed its 2009 10-K annual statement Friday, reporting a net loss of only $2.8 million, a remarkable 1 percent of 2008's $256 million net loss.

Interview: NexCen Speaks about Its Franchises

NEW YORK CITY —In part two of this three-part series, NexCen Brands' CEO, Ken Hall, and Chris Dull, the president of the firm's franchising arm, NexCen Franchise Management, are interviewed by Blue MauMau on how the firm is supporting its 1,700 franchisees during this time of financial distress for the franchisor.

CEO Ken Hall Speaks on the Turnaround of NexCen Brands

NEW YORK CITY —From Nov 2006 through Jan 2008 NexCen went on a buying spree, starting with The Athlete's Foot (TAF), altogether acquiring nine brands in 14 months. In the end, NexCen bit off more than it could chew.

Mrs. Fields Warns Of Bankruptcy, Halts New Franchise Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Blue MauMau) - Mrs. Fields Famous Brands LLC warns that it will file Chapter 11 within the next two months if it cannot persuade note holders to cut $145 million in debt by the end of June.