The Franchise Owner's most trusted news source

Log In / Register | Jul 16, 2018

Dunkin Franchisees Help Pass Mass. Health Cost Reform

Governor Patrick Deval
Photo from NECN video clip

BOSTON, Mass. — Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick on Monday, August 6, signed a health care cost amendment into law that the Dunkin' Donuts Independent Franchisee Association pushed for, along with the National Federation of Independent Business, the New England Convenience Store Association and the Restaurant and Business Alliance.

Franchisees Trust Co-ops and Democracy More

ITHACA, N.Y. — In this final piece of a two-part series, Benjamin Lawrence, assistant professor of food and beverage management at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, surmises that franchisee associations must support their members' right to assemble and speak, that cooperatives are great instruments for franchise systems, and that democratically elected leaders are important in incorporating sub-groups.

Next Stop, Radio Interview about Dunk'd

The Big Biz Boys want to hear all about Dunk'd. The live interview will be Aug. 2, 2011 4:40 pm. After that, the book will soon be sold in paperback on Amazon.

IFA Warns States Not to Interfere with Contracts

Statue of a man bridling a horse in front of the Federal Trade Commission
Statue of man bridling wild horse for commerce in front of FTC building, D.C.

BOSTON – Fair franchising legislation is being debated and discussed at the Massachusetts state capitol, with franchise industry insiders offering their input. 

Dunkin CEO, 'We Are Almost Recession Proof'

Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Donuts, interviewed on CNBC
CNBC interviews CEO Nigel Travis

After layoffs in 2008 and 2009, Dunkin' Brands, Inc. CEO Nigel Travis states, "I really think companies like ours are part of the reason we can get jobs in the future."