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LearningRx 'Brain Training' Franchise Settles with FTC for Alleged False Claims

Federal Trade Commission building, Washington, D.C.
FTC building, Washington, D.C. (Photo by BMM)

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with LearningRx and its chief executive officer, Dr. Ken Gibson. The action stops the franchisor from making false and unsubstantiated claims that it can improve serious health conditions such as ADHD, autism, concussions and Alzheimer's disease. The FTC requires the firm pay a $200,000 fine.

Vets, Have We Had Your 6?

I'd like to hear from vets in franchising, whether you got into franchising through VetFran or otherwise.  Feel free to e-mail me or post in comments here.

FTC Smacks The Entrepreneur’s Source over Buyer Deception

Terry Powell, founder of The Entrepreneur's Source talks about smart investing
Founder Terry Powell talks about franchise buying on YouTube

WASHINGTON, D.C. – While franchise brokerage/consultant firm The Entrepreneur's Source (TES) promotes its image as "helping people improve their lives," the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found otherwise after launching an investigation into the firm's business practices regarding privacy and security.

From Flower Shop to Edible Arrangements

MSNBC creates legends with its Born in the USA series. Reporter Tamron Hall interviews Pakistani-born Tariq Farid, founder and CEO of franchising firm Edible Arrangements.

Sign this Petition: Veterans Deserve Success NOT Matco Tools Franchise Failure!

Our Soldiers deserve an opportunity to succeed as a Franchise owner, and not become another victim of a "Churn and Burn" franchise scam.

Veterans and their Families Invited to Participate in Turn-Key Military Franchise Program from IslandTime Treasures

Ultra-affordable, flexible new program welcomes veterans, active duty, Guard, Reserve, Coast Guard and spouses

IslandTime Treasures Opens Four New Locations in July

IslandTime Treasures brings a SANDTASTIC experience to Arkansas and Nevada.

IslandTime Treasures Named 2013 Military Friendly Franchise

IslandTime Treasures announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2013 Military Friendly Franchise by Victory Media, publishe

IslandTime Treasures Expands to Hawaii

Much like Build-a-Bear Workshop® - IslandTime Treasures provides a truly unforgettable experience with a unique and entertaining hands-on sand crafting experience for

Army Chaplain Opens IslandTime Treasures Location in Charlotte

Much like Build-a-Bear Workshop® - IslandTime Treasures provides a truly unforgettable experience with a unique and entertaining hands-on sand crafting experience for