The Founder is an entertaining and well-put-together movie about the business life of Ray Kroc, the man who made McDonald's arguably the most successful franchise chain in America, then the world. As the movie begins, we see Ray, 52, enduring turndown after turndown from restaurant owners to his sales pitches for his five-in-one milkshake mixers.
The Founder, a movie biopic of McDonald's Ray Kroc, opens tomorrow, January 20, across the country. Michael Keaton plays the lead role with Laura Dern as Ethel Fleming, the first of Kroc's three wives, to whom he was married for nearly 40 years.
The Founder is a new movie about McDonald's founder Ray Kroc and how he built the hamburger chain to its impressive success. The feature, starring Michael Keaton as Kroc, was released in Australia this past Thursday, way before any other country.
The battle between New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and the NFL is reminiscence to me of a struggle that is played out everyday in Franchising. The management team of the NFL (franchisor) is flexing their muscles to prove that they are more powerful than any one player/team (franchisee).
It’s just like Yogi Berra said. “A home opener is always exciting whether it's home or on the road," and Major League Baseball opened its 2015 season this week with the cry of 'play ball' accompanied by the release of the 23rd annual Sports Fan Loyalty Index.