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The story behind Painting with a Twist's success

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Painting with a Twist, a paint-and-sip brand created by Renee Maloney and Cathy Deano, has grown into a franchise with more t -More
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Report: Franchising expected to grow in Nevada

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
More than 6,300 franchised businesses are expected to open in Nevada in 2017, according to a report released by IFA's Franchi -More
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Business tips from Ben's Soft Pretzels franchisees

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Lisa and Tom Noak left retirement behind to become franchisees for Ben's Soft Pretzels.  -More
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Trust the leadership voice within

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Leaders need to trust their guts more often, writes Elise Mitchell, CEO of a strategic communications firm.  -More
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Communication has to be a 2-way street

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
A workplace with strong two-way communication requires managers to be trained and for their teams to possess a communications -More
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Free water? Free Wi-Fi? Making a science of inducements

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Hotels are turning to big data analytics to pinpoint which free amenities are most effective in attracting and retaining cust -More
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Tech-steeped prospects being wooed by lodging employers

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
With guests relying more on personal digital devices and operations firmly tied to data management, hoteliers are mining the  -More
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@OurFranchise profiles business and life partners

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Frank Panzer and Karen Quinn-Panzer, owners of a Dream Vacations franchise in Milford, Conn., are partners in business and pa
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IFA's 50th Legal Symposium set for May 7-9

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Do you want to learn more about how legal and regulatory issues affect the everyday business operations of a franchise system
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Groups call for action to roll back joint-employer standard

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
In a letter to Congress, trade groups requested that a law be passed to reverse the joint-employer standard imposed by the Na -More
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Opinion: Puzder is the right leader for the Labor Department

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:16
Andy Puzder is well-suited to serve as labor secretary, as he values workers and has been an effective leader at CKE Restaura -More
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Audi said to get naming rights to D.C. United soccer stadium

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-02-15 13:42
Audi will have its name on the new home of Major League Soccer's D.C. United. The agreement, which runs at least a decade, will be one of the three richest naming-rights deals in MLS, according to a person familiar with the contract.
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South Of The Border

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-02-15 13:35
Hilton Continues Ramping Up Distribution In Mexico With Nine New Deals

Study: Billions wasted on loyalty efforts that bomb

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2017-02-15 12:28
Restaurants invest a lot in loyalty programs, but one massive study just completed by operational strategy company, Accenture, says a lot of that money is currently wasted because their data shows the programs often miss their mark, according to a news release.

New GF Management President Joseph Del Guidice

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-02-15 10:23
GF Management, a leading hotel ownership and management company with more than 85 upscale and midscale U.S. hotels and resorts in ...

First Shift: Barra visits Opel amid sale talks

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-02-15 09:30
Barra visits Opel amid sale talks; VW, Bosch deals win preliminary OK; Toyota recalls fuel-cell Mirai; Ford Focus, Audi A6 spied; 194-day supply of Buicks; Musk, man and machine.
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