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Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Credits Staff and His California City for Success

Starting in 2006, David Beshay is now the owner of over 200 franchise restaurants under the umbrella of three brands: Jack in the Box, Denny's and Corner Bakery Cafes.

AB-525, California Franchise Law of 2015

Signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Sunday, October 11 to become law, effe

Domino's $1,300 Bank Deposit Gets Misdelivered to Customer

It was a bad day for the Berkeley, California, Domino's Pizza shop manager—the delivery man who was to take the restaurant's $1,300 in cash to the bank lost it en route.  

Coco's, Carrows Restaurants Abruptly Fire Thousands

Employees of Coco's Bakery  and Carrows restaurants, both franchisors, were shocked at the way they learned they no longer had a job.

How to Be a Successful Restaurateur

Paul Hibler, whose Pitfire Artisan Pizza small chain has garnered attention and awards, such as from the American Institute of Architects for the design of its Culver City store, gives advice on how to be a restaurateur.

Dunkin' Donuts Expands to California

Dunkin' Donuts has opened its first full expression locations on the West Coast—in Modesto and Santa Monica, California. They offer beverages, sandwiches and baked goods, along with comfortable restaurant seating and free Wi-Fi.

Best Wishes for the Franchisee Community in California

The California fair franchising initiative will get another hearing tomorrow in Sacramento. The joint effort by participating franchisees and supporters of franchisees has been substantial and herculean.

Government Goes after Instant Tax Service Franchisees for Fraudulent Returns

Instant Tax Service
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LOS ANGELES – As the deadline for filing tax returns is fast approaching, tax preparation companies are busy advertising their services to beat the competition.

9th Circuit Overturns Choice-Of-Law

Choice-of-law provisions may be void as a matter of public policy when determining if someone is an independent contractor or employee, says the Ninth Circuit.

Franchise Salesman Spammer Sanctioned

An advertising company purporting to work on behalf of Franchise Gator has been sanctioned by a California court.