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New Spending Package From Congress Supports Small Business, But Ignores Threat Posed By Labor Board.
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Key managers are essential to success. Here's how to 'build a bench' that will make sure your organization stays on top.
  • By Dan Schneider
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There are many misconceptions about how to go about valuing your business. In general, most business owners have a value in their mind that is usually several times more than the actual value a sophisticated, competent buyer ultimately pays.
  • By Rod Bristol
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Making adjustments to your vision and preparing a strategic action plan are sure ways to build even greater success in the coming year.
  • By Sherry B. Jordan
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IFA says "political theater" SEIU protests over per hour wages put the future of jobs and businesses in jeopardy.
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Choosing additional brands to grow with is serious business. Your chances of success increase when you identify a brand that collaborates with its franchisees in order to build a strong culture based on trust.
  • By Eric Stites
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A case study of a multi-unit franchisee who introduces culture into his operations as an intangible that gets results.
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Was I wrong when I said you should offer a price match guarantee? This question was inspired by reading Jeff Shore's article on Entrepreneur.com, "Don't Wage a Price War. Win Sales by Eliminating Your Competition."
  • By John DiJulius
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Franchise agreements: can't live without 'em, can't kill 'em. However, there is a major effort under way--by franchisors and franchisees alike--to cure what ails them.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
  • 4,320    0
Companies don't engage emotionally with their customers--their employees do. If you want to create a memorable company, you must fill your company with memorable people.
  • By John DiJulius
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Throughout my career I have observed that a strong alignment of interests between two business parties usually leads to good outcomes for both.
  • By Darrell Johnson
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Franchisees move into Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Congress and make their case for protecting the future of the franchising business.
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We're often asked, "I've been in this system four years. When should I start making a profit?" This is a disturbing question at best--as if profits were somehow time-sensitive: just wait long enough and, Presto!, profits.
  • By Steve LeFever and Rod Bristol
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15 franchisee associations team up with IFA to oppose Department of Labor's proposed changes to overtime regulations.
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IFA is seeking a Labor Department explanation of applying a new standard of joint employer at OSHA and conspiring with unions and NLRB.
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Newk's Eatery looks to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and fundraising for the disease by growing its "Newk's Cares" initiative during Cancer Awareness month in September.
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New measure lifts the cap on the Small Business Administration's loan program to $23.5 billion.
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New bill would impact franchisees by weakening equity in their businesses, damaging brands, reducing product quality, and limiting franchisor assistance.
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Tired of paying royalties? How would you like to get in on collecting them? That's one of the reasons--among many--behind an innovative fund created to allow multi-unit franchisees to own or invest in franchise brands.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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IFA Calls Out the Department Of Labor On Radical New "Guidance" For Employee Classification Of Contractors.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Arizona Files Brief In Support Of IFA Lawsuit Seeking To Stop Franchise Wage Discrimination In Seattle.
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IFA says millions of salaried workers would lose out on key benefits such as workplace flexibility and long term advancement opportunities under new overtime regulation rule.
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New reports find franchising is big contributor to the US GDP and ranks above average in job creation.
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IFA teams up with two restaurant associations to form coalition group dedicated to defending New York franchisees from "ill-advised" and discriminatory wage hike efforts.
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The International Franchise Association to launch a new public affairs campaign in support of franchising and the business model at the International Franchise Expo (IFE) later this week.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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New mid-year report finds that franchise businesses continue to grow, create jobs, and outpace the rest of the U.S. economy.
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Report finds new overtime rules would bring unintended consequences such as increased costs to businesses and impact the workforce by eliminating middle management jobs.
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Franchise industry on the defensive after SEIU files a petition demanding that the federal government investigate franchisors for alleged abuses against franchisees.
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IFA says new California bill would create untested new statutory language leading to costly litigation and hindering future franchise development.
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On many levels, 2014 was a tumultuous year for the franchise business model.
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