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Dunkin’ Franchisee Ribeiro Reveals Elements of a Successful Entrepreneur

Dunkin' franchisee Luis Ribeiro of New York explains his path to 25 Dunkin' Donuts shops.

Alcohol Police Fine TGI Fridays Franchisee $500K for Scamming Customers

Fridays Best Margarita

New Jersey’s state division of Alcoholic Beverage Control fined a multi-unit franchisee of TGI Friday’s $500,000 Wednesday for serving cheap liquor to customers who ordered pricey brands.

Top Trends in Franchising

The credit crisis that began in 2007 is driving many of the developing trends in the franchise industry. Franchisors are refranchising, providing financial incentives and funding support to franchisees and pivoting toward multi-unit franchisess, all at least partly in response to credit access issues.

Goldman Sachs Buys Applebee's Franchise

Goldman Sachs World Headquarters, New Jersey
Goldman Sachs building in Jersey City, New Jersey. photo/nesstar

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Applebee's largest franchisee announced today that private equity firm Goldman Sachs Capital Partners is investing in its franchise. 

Words of Wisdom from Multiunit Owners

Large multiunit franchise owners weigh in on the ways their businesses have coped with soft revenues and a lack of loans during a tough economy.