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TECHNOLOGY: Keller Williams Realty Releases Agent-Branded Mobile Search App

AUSTIN—Keller Williams Realty, a large real estate franchising company, is trying to make its franchisees' job easier. It announced last week the release of a mobile app customized for each of its 88,000 associates.

Q&A: BrightStar’s Shelly Sun on Smart Franchising

BrightStar's Shelly Sun speaks at the 50th anniversary of the International Franchise Association
Shelly Sun speaks at the Int'l Franchise Association's 50th annual convention. photo/fishmanpr

CHICAGO—Shelly Sun, CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care, spoke with Blue MauMau at the end of 2012 about managing a chain that has now grown to 258 healthcare agencies, spanning from California to New York, 36 states in all.

Q&A: Who Do Franchisees Appreciate? BrightStar's Shelly Sun

BrightStar's CEO Shelly Sun speaks to members of the Int'l Franchise Association, 2010
Sun speaks at a 2010 International Franchise Association Conference

CHICAGO—Shelly Sun, CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care, spoke with Blue MauMau at the end of 2012 about the managing of a chain of now 258 healthcare agencies that sprawl from California to New York, 36 states in all. She started franchising the concept in 2005.

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Shelly Sun has grown her franchise system from system-wide sales of $1 million to $100 million within five years.

Avis Denied Rehearing of Alaska Franchisee Case...Again

Photo from Avis Rent-A-Car website
Poster of Alaska Car Rental, Fairbanks airport. photo/bmm

ANCHORAGE – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has once again denied Avis Budget Group’s request to have its case reheard against 95 year-old Alaska Rent-A-Car franchisee Robert Halcro, Jr.

James' Home Services in Liquidation, Terminating Franchisees

Rogue James Home Services franchisor, Rushlyn Pty Ltd, is being liquidated as franchisees are advised that the administrator has been unable to secure a sale for the franchise.

Molly Maid Says It Checks Background

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Two months ago a Missouri-based Molly Maid franchisee was arrested for first-degree burglary of a client's home.

Molly Maid Terminates Alleged Franchisee Burglar

Bryan P Frantz
Molly Maid franchisee Bryan P. Frantz of Missouri, photo: BBB

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri-based Molly Maid franchise owner was arrested in February for using a key reserved for cleaning days and allegedly later sneaking into the apartment to perform a first-degree burglary job.

Molly Maid Franchisee Busted for Home Burglary

Alleged St. Louis burglar turns out to be Molly Maid franchisee with home key

St. Louis franchise owner Bryan P. Frantz was arrested for first-degree burglary of a client's home.

Small Business Agency Criticized for Big Business Ties

The SBA's Office of Advocacy is entrusted with representing the interests of small businesses before other federal agencies.