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A Few Misleading CEO Bios: Thompson, Edmondson, Amos

New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigned this weekend because his resume stated that he had a baccalaureate degree in computer science, rather than his actual major in business administration.

Room for More FroYo Franchises?

An iPad sells customers on franchises at a Nashville Tasti D-Lite
 Nashville Tasti D-Lite shop introduces dessert buyers to buy a franchise

While franchisors think the prospects for their own frozen yogurt chain is hot, analysts are cool when it comes to the sector's growth.

Controversial Jim Amos Named to IFA Hall of Fame

Partner Jay Duke of BDO, CEO Jim Amos of Tasti D-Lite, Franchisee Jack Earl of McDonald's
Jay Duke of BDO, CEO Jim Amos of Tasti D-Lite, Jack Earl of McDonald's, IFA

ORLANDO — Former International Franchise Association chairman James H. Amos Jr., CFE, and Tasti D-Lite LLC chairman and chief executive officer, was inducted into the IFA Hall of Fame during the association’s 52nd Annual Convention.

Will McD's Smoothie Create a Meltdown?

Uh oh. McDonald’s may be repeating a history lesson that the company first taught in the mid-1990s when it stole the frozen yogurt market almost overnight. 

Jim Amos Appears on CNBC

Jim Amos, CEO of Tasti D-Lite and former CEO of Mail Boxes Etc., ICan'tBelieveItsYogurt and Sona Medspa appeared on CNBC's The Kudlow Report on Wednesday.

Bells Ring for Franchisors

"The franchisors are coming! The franchisors are coming!" Thus went the cry of franchisee Paul Enrere to D.C. urbanites.