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Leadership change

Business coaching chain The Growth Coach announced yesterday that it has appointed franchisee Lisa Hudson as its president. She is the franchisor's first female president.

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated both of the previous district court decisions in favor of 7-Eleven franchisees in a consolidated appeal on February 27, sending the entire matter back to the district court. Eric H. Karp, general counsel for the National Coalition of 7-Eleven Associations made the announcement, saying that the ruling states that two important errors of law were made by the district court.

Briefings from Other Trade Journals

Restaurant owners should take note that in 2019 labor, food and competition are all expected to increase. But there's good news too.

McDonald's National Owners Association (NOA), the newly formed franchise owners group, is grousing that Uber's delivery fees, compounded by corporate's rent and service fees, are not sustainable for owners with the resulting margins they are currently experiencing.

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