The Franchise Owner's most trusted news source

Log In / Register | Jun 24, 2018

The UPS Store Franchise System Is Massive Fraud, Say Former Franchisees

The UPS Store in Manhattan, New Franchise Owner

The UPS Store in New York City. photo/ps

The recent collapse of The UPS Store network in Manhattan caused much discussion. Now a stunning federal lawsuit alleges that fraud is at the very basis of the franchise system viability: an existential threat to the UPS brand itself.

Controversial Jim Amos Named to IFA Hall of Fame

Partner Jay Duke of BDO, CEO Jim Amos of Tasti D-Lite, Franchisee Jack Earl of McDonald's
Jay Duke of BDO, CEO Jim Amos of Tasti D-Lite, Jack Earl of McDonald's, IFA

ORLANDO — Former International Franchise Association chairman James H. Amos Jr., CFE, and Tasti D-Lite LLC chairman and chief executive officer, was inducted into the IFA Hall of Fame during the association’s 52nd Annual Convention.

Dunkin Donuts, Meineke rank highest in Franchisee Satisfaction

FranchiseFacts’ Satisfaction Index (FFI) is a comparative rating created to measure franchisee satisfaction with their business and their franchisor.

Harsh Franchisors Spark Franchisee Wars

Franchisors are facing franchisee revolts. Some franchise salespersons, and reporters, are blaming it on this tough economy. For example, take UPS, a lawsuit festering for seven years, says CNNMoney.

What Chain Has the Fairest Franchise Agreement? Worst?

SAN DIEGO (Blue MauMau) - Robert Purvin, chairman of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, discusses with Blue MauMau what franchisors provide the fairest franchise agreements and which ones have drafted the most oppressive.