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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.

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.