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Dunkin' Franchisee Supply ChainDunkin', Franchisee-Owned Supply Chain Call New Deal Win-Win
by Matt Ellis

"The value to the franchisee community is immense and cannot be understated."

Smashburger Mysterious Trademark Settlement
by Janet Sparks

Icon Burger executives began using the trade name “Smashburger” in 2007, knowing it had belonged for over fifty years to Dairy Cheer in Kentucky.

IFA Applauds Georgia Saying Franchisees Can't Be Employees
by BMM
The Georgia General Assembly passed a bill that cofies that someone who has signed a franchise contract cannot be an employee.

92% Franchisee Approval for World-Class Franchises
by Jeff Johnson
There is no lack of "spin" or "hype" in the world of franchising.

Auntie Anne's CCO & COOAuntie Anne's: A Network Designed to Hear
June 7, 2011 podcast
by Don Sniegowski
Soft pretzel chain Auntie Anne's is engaged in a franchisee love affair. Satisfaction among its 300-plus franchise owner-operators is second to none in franchising.

Built to Last, New York's Century-Old Hotels
March 27, 2012 podcast
by Mr. Blue MauMau
Hotel consultant and author Stanley Turkel speaks about thirty-two hotels in New York that were built to last.

Domino's CEO: Laying Groundwork for Change
January 13, 2012 podcast
by Don Sniegowski
Patrick Doyle, president and chief executive officer of Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ), speaks with Blue MauMau about building consensus in order to make a major change in the brand.

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