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Franchisees Name Griswold Homecare Franchisor of 2017

Griswold Home Care (GHC) has been named as the Franchisor of the Year for 2017 by the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD).  It is well deserved.

Griswold Home Care Recognized as the AAFD’s 2017 Franchisor of the Year

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) announced Griswold Home Care (GHC) as AAFD’s Franchisor of the Year for 2017.  Griswold Home Care, a company that provides non-

Keith Miller and Ronald Gardner to Receive the AAFD Chairman’s Award at 2017 Total Quality Franchising Awards Banquet

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) will honor Keith Miller, Chairman of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), and nationally recognized attorney Ronald K. Gardner Jr. with the Total Quality Franchising Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Franchising Community.

W. Michael Garner to Be Honored with the AAFD’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

W. Michael Garner of law firm Garner & Ginsburg, P.A. will be this year’s recipient of The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers's Total Quality Franchising Award for Lifetime Achievement. Garner will receive the AAFD’s highest individual recognition in acknowledgement for a lifetime of embracing collaborative relationships in franchising.

What the Demise of the DOL’s Joint Employer Doctrine Means for Franchisees

While the nation is coming to terms with the culture shock of an unconventional president most Americans never expected, a sea change for the franchising community is also on the horizon.

Franchisees, Please Ask California's Governor to Sign SB610

California Senate Bill SB610, which is sponsored by the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, has now passed the state legislative branch. It is now on Governor Brown's desk for approval. Franchisor advocates are bringing substantial pressure on the governor in a last ditch effort to defeat SB610.

Fair Franchising Legislation before California Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protections Committee This Morning

California Senate Bill SB-610, a piece of fair franchising legislation sponsored by the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), goes before the California Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection on Tuesday morning, June 24, 2014.

AAFD Supports California's SB 610 Good Faith in Franchising Bill

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) is pleased to co-sponsor Senate Bill SB610, and I am writing to voice my support of legislation for balanced franchise relationships in California.

Franchising Myth Seven: You Lower the Cost of Doing Business through the Power of Group Purchasing

The myth that owning a franchise guarantees to lower your cost of doing business due to the synergies of group purchasing that will benefit the entire franchise network is, quite sadly, the most recent addition to the Franchising Hall of Shame.

Franchising Myth Six: Many Franchises Means Critical Mass of Market Penetration

Too many prospective franchise buyers I know assume that a franchise is successful because it is “big enough” to sell franchises or because it already has hundreds of franchises in operation.