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Popeyes CEO Bachelder Puts Franchisees First

Cheryl Bachelder, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen CEO, has written an article in the Harvard Business Review about her career, including the turnaround at Popeyes since she stepped in as CEO in 2007. Bachelder is widely regarded in franchising as an outstanding leader whose franchisees have earned exceptional returns under her watch.

Wisconsin Goes Paperless for Franchise Applications

The Greensfelder Franchise & Distribution Law Blog announced this week that as of June 30, 2016, Wisconsin requires franchise applications to be filed electronically.

Becoming a Chick-fil-A Franchisee Is Nearly Impossible

Chick-fil-A only accepts around 1 out of 250 franchisee applicants. The company knows what it wants and that means that those who don’t fit that profile don't have much of a chance.

McDonald's Favoring Larger Franchisees

McDonald's used to be known as a small franchisee brand, but the burger giant now thinks bigger is better and the small fry are being coaxed out of the company.

Children's Services Remains a Hot Franchise Category

A recent article by Jason Daley in Entrepreneur magazine presents the reasons why franchises that service kids have acheived significa

Franchisee Dhanani Group Too Big to Ignore

Shoukat Dhanani, 60, who runs mega franchisee Dhanani Group, eschews publicity as well as Wall Street funding, but his family-owned and -operated company has grown much too successful to ignore.

How Flynn Restaurant Group Grew into America’s Largest Restaurant Franchisee

The Flynn Restaurant Group, franchise owner of around 800 Applebee’s, Taco Bell and Panera units, which are expected to generate $1.9 billion in revenues this year, is the largest restaurant franchisee in the U.S.

Hedge Fund Activist Pressuring Buffalo Wild Wings to Refranchise Nearly 500 Locations

Hedge funds invest and make quick changes in their target companies in order to make as much money as possible in the shortest amount of time. Many stock investors, individual or institutional, who after all have invested in a company’s shares hoping to make a profit, like when a hedge fund with a proven track record becomes interested in a company whose shares they hold.

Chicken or Egg Site Selection and Leasing; Which Comes First, Finding a Franchisee or Finding a Site?

For over 15 years, we have been speaking at franchise shows across North America about real estate leasing.

IFA Leaders Warn that NLRB Could Harm Franchising

WASHINGTON – Robert Cresanti, CEO and president of the 56-year-old International Franchise Association, talks about how he thinks a potential U.S. National Labor Relations Board ruling against McDonald's could be detrimental to franchising.