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Dunkin' Brands Insists No Major Layoffs, Organizational Changes Only

CANTON, Mass. (Blue MauMau) - Dunkin' today refuted accusations of major layoffs, saying that it has made organizational changes only. But sources say differently.

Charting through the Economic Storm

CHICAGO (Blue MauMau) - Restaurant same-store sales growth has been trending down since 2004, says Ron Paul, president of restaurant research and consulting firm Technomic.

Jamba Juice Tests Organic Fast Food

SEATTLE (Blue MauMau) - Jamba Juice announced that it will be test serving organic fast food.

Franchisee Awaits Jury Trial after Four-Year Battle with Dunkin' Donuts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Blue MauMau) - When Irwin Barkan began his business relationship with Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins in 2001, he had no idea he would be dumped into a quagmire of litigation costing him millions.

Mrs. Fields Appoints Co-CEOs

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Blue MauMau)- Mrs. Fields Original Cookies Inc., a chain of some 1,200 Mrs. Fields and TCBY franchised snack shops, announced Monday that Michael Ward and John Lauck have been immediately appointed co-chief executive officers for the company.

Sixth Circuit Sends Coffee Beanery Franchisees to Court

ANN ARBOR,  Michigan (Blue MauMau) - The Sixth Circuit Court handed down its amended opinion Friday in the ongoing litigation between the Coffee Beanery and franchisees WW, LLC, under Richard Welshans and Deborah Williams.

NexCen Brands Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

NexCen Brands Inc., parent company of Maggie Moo's, The Athlete's Foot, Great American Cookies, Pretzel Time, Pretzel Maker, Marble Slab Creamery, Shoe Box New York and non-franchised Bill Blass, announced yesterday the appointment of Mark Stanko as its new chief financial officer, along with news of the appointments of several other key executives.

Marketing Professor Joins Dunkin Franchisee Association Board

Bellingham, MA (Blue MauMau) —The DD Independent Franchise Owners Group, the largest association of Dunkin' Donuts franchise owners, has appointed Professor Patrick Kaufmann, a marketing professor of Boston University, to its Board of Directors.

Dream Dinners Franchise Advisory Council Applauds New CEO

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (Blue MauMau) - Michele Guilmette, co-president of the Dream Dinners Franchisee Advisory Council, expressed in an interview last week that CEO Darin Leonard has been a positive addition to the company in moving the company forward. "I call him my blessing.

Dream Dinners CEO Focused on Business Model, Not Litigation

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (Blue MauMau) - CEO Darin Leonard said he came into Dream Dinners last February with his eyes wide open in regards to the litigation the company was facing.