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David Weil Isn't Winning, Franchisors Are Losing

The franchise industry is on the verge of losing a battle regarding employer liability, as old arguments fail to address new opponents.

Subway Founder Stance on Wages: A Leading Indicator?

If Subway founder Fred DeLuca means what he says, the restaurant industry war over wages may have reached the tipping point.

Going Green Costs Franchisees Much Green

Being forced to buy imaginary products is just one of the nonsensical results of government policy affecting franchisors and franchisees.

SBA Says Franchises Are 'Proven' Success

Utah's top SBA official touts buying a franchise as buying into a proven business model.

DNKN Insiders Get OK To Sell More Shares

DNKN announced this morning that the underwriters have waived the lockup provsion, which means that insiders can sell another 732,758 shares at any time on or after November 16.

Snell & Wilmer Outfoxes Zarco Einhorn

Cold Stone Creamery gets the last laugh, with an assist from the ABA Forum on Franchising.

Is Franchise Times Yesterday's News?

Many of us remember when Franchise Times was a must read for anyone involved in franchising. That has changed, and this should be of concern to franchisees.

Contract Obligations Apply To All

What is worse: a lack of memory or a lack of morals?

Don't Support Animal Cruelty

Cruelty should not be rewarded. GoDaddy, the internet registrar used by BMM, is the focus of outrage after GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons went to Zimbabwe and killed an elephant. [Note: The video below contains graphic scenes.]

Point: Sue me, Bob Zarco

If Robert Zarco is going to sue everyone who speaks the truth about Cold Stone Creamery, he'd better hire a few more associates.