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While the threat of that particular attack appeared to be subsiding a few days later, variations were still a possibility--and new, future attacks are a certainty, whether from state-sponsored hackers, cybercriminals, or teenagers out to impress their friends.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Larry Spada spends his days working from the comfort of his home in the Carolinas. But like many tech-savvy executives today, he's always just a click away from his team at the Outdoor Living Brands headquarters in Richmond, Va.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Will 2018 be a year for optimism, pessimism, or anxiety? Every year has its opportunities and challenges.
  • Darrell Johnson
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Study Finds Millennials Give High Marks To Brands Like Five Guys, The Cheesecake Factory, Ben & Jerry's, and Starbucks.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's Studio Count This Year.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Capriotti's invests heavily in tech tools across the brand
  • David Bloom
  • 1,190    97
Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 7 payment trends and predictions; 2) Digital ordering: 6 common mistakes to avoid; 3) 9 "gurus" speak out on the future of customer support; 4) KBP Foods brings Marietta's "The Big Chicken" back to life.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Bob Middleton heard or read something years ago that stuck with him: Wealth is built by focusing on one thing and doing it well; wealth is preserved by diversifying.
  • Debbie Selinsky
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Veteran Denny's multi-unit franchisee Glenn Beattie learned early in his franchise career to keep his eye on the prize: the paying customer.
  • Helen Bond
  • 3,702    183
Famous Dave's of America Ramps Up Refranchising With New Strategy To Sell All 33 Company-Owned Locations in the Next 2 Years.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,935    215
Creating a Leadership Style and Legacy That Encourages and Empowers Employees and Leads Your Business to a Brighter Future.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 1,581    12
This series, featuring highlights from the 2017 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR), continues with a look at the different ways multi-unit operators find new brands.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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What's not to love about big data? To paraphrase Sandy Pentland, the big data guru at MIT: The power of big data is that it is information about what people do, not what they say.
  • Jim Bender
  • 1,157    79
If you're paying attention to media, you know that Snapchat is being crowned the new social media (if not total media) darling.
  • Adam Pierno
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After 25 years in the restaurant business, Mike Richey knows that an offer of a dollar more per hour from a competitor can be too much for an employee to refuse.
  • Sara Wykes
  • 1,951    106
Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series
  • Franchise Update
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The Arby's "We have the meats" slogan will soon be appearing in more places in Canada.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 1,695    48
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On one end of the spectrum of international expansion is the thought that you are offering consumers in other countries the opportunity to partake in an American experience and nothing will change from market to market.
  • Kay Ainsley
  • 516    0
2017 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Rolls Into Vegas Setting New Attendance Records and Raising The Bar For The Multi-Unit Franchising Industry.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,634    66
Arby's Largest Franchisee Acquires 10 More Units in The West. US Beef Now Operates 360 Arby's Locations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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3 ways Firehouse Subs uses email marketing to build its brand
  • Colby Cavanaugh
  • 2,032    28
Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 6 tips on how applied analytics can improve your decision-making; 2) Latinos' influence on foodservice continues to grow; 3) Big-name advertisers question the basic promise of digital advertising; 4) Calculating the ROI of online reputation management.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Matt Rusconi, who recently added a hot new tech franchise to his two restaurant brands, has a refreshing attitude toward work: he loves it.
  • Debbie Selinsky
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Women play a critical and growing role in franchising. In our Annual Women's Issue, we profiled 28 "C-Suite Women." We share their profiles in this new weekly series.
  • Franchise Update
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Franchising is a tough business. There's competition, overhead, rising costs, changing consumer tastes, social media, and now legislative and regulatory threats to deal with--while you're busy hiring and training employees, updating your menu, remodeling your stores, and dealing with insurance, taxes, and suppliers.
  • By Kerry Pipes & Eddy Goldberg
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An alligator looks about the same as it did 100 million years ago. However, it evolved into a smaller, quicker version as the world around it changed.
  • By Darrell Johnson
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