en Wine & Canvas to Pay Franchisees Attorney Fees for Forcing Undue Litigation <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><img align="right" alt="" src="" width="305" height="363" />INDIANAPOLIS - A federal court in Indiana ruled in favor of franchisees, ordering Wine &amp; Canvas to pay $175,882.68 in attorney fees. The judge determined that the franchisor admittedly sued the franchisees just so they would incur excessive legal fees in fighting against the company&#39;s failed trademark infringement claims and be forced to close their businesses.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal judgment & dispute resolution Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:06:38 +0000 Janet Sparks 14733 at Volkswagen Diesel Owners Find Business Opportunity in Outrage <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Anger and financial loss followed the September revelations that Volkswagen cheated on its pollution tests.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> small business business opportunity VW Sham Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:04:35 +0000 BMM Staff 14731 at Volkswagen Dealers Struggle to Deal with Emissions Cheating Scandal <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Volkswagen has admitted to deliberate cheating in U.S. government emissions testing by using manipulative software on their diesel cars, putting the automotive giant in the middle of a huge scandal that affects over 10 million cars. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> franchising CEO cheating diesel emissions tests Martin Winterkorn Volkswagen Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:14:14 +0000 BMM Staff 14725 at Why Trump's Tax Plan Is Better for My Small Business than Bush's <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>A small business owner who is also a CPA compares Donald Trump&#39;s tax plan and Jeb Bush&#39;s.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics manage small business comparison Donald Trump Jeb Bush tax plan Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:13:18 +0000 BMM Staff 14711 at DC Hotel Workers Proposal to Restrict Airbnb Tougher than That of Large Hotels <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The District of Columbia&nbsp;Unite-Here Local 25&nbsp;hotel workers union and a group of large hotels have come up with separate proposals to put restrictions on Airbnb&#39;s&nbsp;lodging bookings</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hotel Airbnb regulations Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:57:51 +0000 Marilee Hayes 14708 at Subway Admits to Serious Complaint of Jared’s Interest in Child Sex <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>After denying allegations that it received formal criticism related to its pitchman Jared Fogle&#39;s request for sex with children, Subway has now revealed it did received one &quot;serious complaint&quot; in 2011.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal claim & allegation criminal sexual misconduct franchisee Cindy Mills Subway pitchman Jared Fogle Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:22:59 +0000 Janet Sparks 14699 at Felon Inmates Outraged at Jared Fogle Plea Deal <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>While former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle awaits his sentencing hearing on November 19, 2015, after pleading guilty to charges related to child sex and pornography, two felon inmates are expressing their outrage at the plea deal he was allowed to make.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal judgment & dispute resolution franchisee Cindy Mills sexual misconduct Subway pitchman Jared Fogle Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:01:05 +0000 Janet Sparks 14698 at