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News and events that center around the selling and granting of franchise licenses

Franchisee-Operated Investment Fund Buys Fuzzy's Taco Shop

NRD Capital Management, a franchisee-sponsored and -operated private equity firm, has acquired a 70 percent stake in Texas-based Fuzzy's Taco Shop, a 90-unit franchise brand.

IFA Takes No Action for Now against Conner

Franchise Marketing Systems marketing franchising services at the International Franchise Association Conference 2016
Franchise Marketing Systems at IFA's 2016 Convention

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – For franchising consultant Christopher Conner and the International Franchise Association it was business as usual at the International Franchise Association's 2016 Convention last week, despite the states of California and Maryland ordering Conner to cease and desist from selling franchises.

Prosecutor Drops Confronting the Seamier Side of Life for Franchise Ownership

A St. Louis prosecutor, who daily confronted the baser parts of human character and who once received death threats following a case that required 24-hour police protection, decided that franchise ownership had to be more rewarding.

Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Focuses on the Fundamentals

Jeff Rigsby, owner of 42 Bojangles stores, started in quick service as a 16-year-old with KFC and stayed with them for 15 years.

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See how your brand stacks up against the Top Ten traits of high-performance brands.

McDonald's Franchisees Dissed by Investment Publication

A writer at an online investment publication, looking at McDonald's from the shareholders' point of view, wonders out loud if franchisees are not McDonald's "real problem."

FRANCHISEGRADE.COM 2016 QSR REPORT $50.1 BILLION INVESTED In QSR SECTOR SINCE 2010

The QSR franchise sector remains the most dominent component of the franchise industry

Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Credits Staff and His California City for Success

Starting in 2006, David Beshay is now the owner of over 200 franchise restaurants under the umbrella of three brands: Jack in the Box, Denny's and Corner Bakery Cafes.

State by State Analysis of QSR Terminations and Ceased Operations

Based on a sample of quick service franchise systems from 2015, we compiled Top 10 state lists of net growth, highest termination rates and highest ceased operation rates from 2014.

Franchisee Profits Crucial to Franchisor Growth

Restaurant chains aiming to expand their national footprints even more through franchising should continually focus on the unit economics within the footprint of each store.