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Statement on Franchise Survey Call

I am writing to clarify my involvement on yesterday's press call related to the Franchise Grade franchisee survey and the official positions of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) bo

Why Chipotle Doesn't Want to Franchise

Even though many would-be franchisees would love to be a part of Chipotle's success, the company has no plans to franchise, in spite of having been under the wing of franchise giant McDonald's from 1998 to 2006.

McDonald’s Down Again in 1Q, Closes around 350 Restaurants

With red ink continuing to hemorrhage during its first quarter, McDonald's dealt with the expense of shutting down about 350 restaurants in three nations.

Leading Brand Franchisees Way Up in Price

These days coveted top brand franchisees are selling for considerably more than they used to. Those of struggling brands continue at lower prices.

Coco's, Carrows Restaurants Abruptly Fire Thousands

Employees of Coco's Bakery  and Carrows restaurants, both franchisors, were shocked at the way they learned they no longer had a job.

The Generation Z Effect on Franchising

If you were born in the 1970s, you’re familiar with vinyl records. Those born in the ‘80s had cassette tapes, and ‘90s teens stored their music on CDs. If you ask a teen today what any of those items are, they probably have no idea.

Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Westaff Franchisees Receive Awards

Santa Barbara, CA — April 9, 2015 Franchise owners and staff of Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Westaff received awards for excellence in management

17 Months Later, Small Restaurant Chain's First Franchisees Talk

Jason and Michele Serkin, newcomers to South Carolina, felt that their area suffered from a dearth of quality breakfast restaurants, so they set about to help solve the problem.

SBA Eyes Tests for Deciding if Franchises Qualify for Small Business Loans

Small Business AdministrationIf this comes to fruition this is a great step forward for the SBA and for franchising. There should be a valid litmus test for frachisors before the SBA guarantees any franchise loans.

Del Taco Set for Reverse Merger with Levy Acquisition Corp

Franchisor Del Taco Holdings Inc. is being acquired by Levy Acquisition Corp. through a reverse merger.