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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.
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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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IFA says franchisees proudly show high levels of satisfaction and contract renewal rates despite new report by union group.
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Comprehensive online video-based seminars created exclusively for multi-unit franchisee operators who want to learn from America's top multi-unit franchisees.
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A proposed bill in California threatens more than 80,000 franchise locations that employ nearly one million workers in the state.
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The National Retail Federation says Obama administration's overtime expansion would harm restaurant and retail careers, managers, and consumers.
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The Melting Pot fondue restaurant offers new financing program incentive combined with reduced franchise fee for new franchise agreements through the end of the year.
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Founded in 2010 and only franchising since 2012, dessert franchise CREAM signs development deal for more than 30 units in Florida.
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The International Franchise Association teams up with five Seattle franchisees to file an appeal in federal circuit court to stop the city from discriminating against local franchise businesses.
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Fastsigns franchisee Clint Ehlers will be on a panel to address the NLRB's Joint-Employment Standard at U.S. Chamber of Commerce event this week in Washington, D.C.
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C&P Restaurant Company in Georgia signs six-unit development agreement with Fazoli's. The move will add to their portfolio of Captain D's and Cheddar's locations.
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Cyber attacks are on the increase. Here's what small- to medium-sized franchisees can do to be more secure in the future.
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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is trying to change the definition of "joint employer." Here's a look at how the new ruling could impact one franchise family and, ultimately, many more.
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Franchise relations are in the midst of powerful, fundamental change. Driven by the maturity of franchising, the rise of large multi-unit operators...
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Whether you're planning to sell off units now or in the future, here are a few simple steps that will help you avoid unwanted surprises.
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New energy management systems can provide significant financial benefits and operational efficiencies. Here's how multi-unit franchisees can benefit.
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Franchisees testify before Senate committee that recent actions by the NLRB would significantly undermine their ability to operate and sustain their businesses - potentially forcing them to close down.
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Business entrepreneurs and leaders will always encounter challenges. But they can forge ahead with skills like caring, courage, confidence, competence and commitment.
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Top 10 trends in franchise lead generation, from the Franchise Performance Group, points the way to increased franchise sales in 2015.
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Throughout modern history, periods of heightened innovation and technological advance were followed by a relatively radical step up in the human condition as new industries, processes, routines, and services became commonplace.
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New report says franchise businesses projected to again grow faster than the rest of the economy in 2015.
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Multi-unit franchisees will face certain challenges this year, but with the proper preparation and a little extra effort, you can breeze right past them towards success.
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This year's annual CFA Day Forum will be in Washington, D.C. from March 24-25 at the Omni Shoreham.
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