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Franchisor, Police, Blame Franchisee for Waco Massacre

Police say they knew the planned biker meeting this past Sunday meant trouble and asked the franchise owner of the Twin Peaks restaurant where it was scheduled to ban the motorcyclists.

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.

Hacker Exposes Hotel Electronic Lock Vulnerability

In late July, public confidence in hotel security took a major blow.

Top States for Business 2012

CNBC has released its ranking of all 50 states for business.

Texas IHOP Franchisee Facing Muslim Discrimination Suit

Four former IHOP managers, who are Muslim, are charging that Anthraper Investment, owner of the Texas IHOP restaurants where they worked, with discrimination.

Centerstone Suites Hotel Longview Texas Makes Its Debut

Birmingham, Ala.— August 4, 2011 — Centerstone Hotels and I-20 Hospitality/Raj Patel today announced that they have jointly re-branded the former 3-

Nuns Bring Good Fortune to Car Salesman

Robert Peerman of Austin, Texas, tells a story about a group of Catholic nuns, his fellow disinterested car salesmen, and the good fortune the nuns brought him.

Hurricane Ike and Franchising

Hurricane Ike struck Galveston-Houston and caused enormous damage. Five days after the storm, over a million have no electricity.