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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.

Area Developer

A development area is the territory in which the area developer will locate its franchise units. You need to make sure that the franchisor gives you exclusive rights to the development area so that the franchisor cannot open company-owned units or grant a franchise to another party within your development area.

Planet Fitness Planning to Go Public, Say Sources

Planet Fitness plans an initial public offering for likely the latter part of the year, reports Reuters, citing nameless sources. The deal could be worth $2 billion, including debt.

IslandTime Treasures Converts to a Nationwide Dealer Program

America’s most unique child business opportunity package is now just $2,995 and available worldwide.

RadioShack Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

In a release on Thursday evening RadioShack announced that it has filed for bankruptcy and that it has agreed for an affiliate of hedge fund Standard General, General Wireless, to purchase between 1,500-2,400 of its U.S. stores.

Sport Clips Haircuts ranks as Top 10 fastest-growing franchise

Sport Clips Haircuts ranks as Top 10 fastest-growing franchise