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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.
  • By Darren Guccione
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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.
  • By Djenane Bartholomew
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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...
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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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.
  • By Scott A. Augustine
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When evaluating a brand, experienced operators have two big advantages over first-time prospects. First, they know what questions to ask. Second, most of the time they know what a good answer looks like.
  • By Darrell Johnson
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New energy management systems can provide significant financial benefits and operational efficiencies. Here's how multi-unit franchisees can benefit.
  • By James Walton
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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.
  • By Marsha Friedman
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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.
  • By Thomas Scott and Joe Mathews
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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.
  • By Carol M. Schleif
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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.
  • By Chuck Pistor
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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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When it comes to making a difference and getting things done, there is a distinct difference between those that do and those that don't. Those that do have conviction, absolute commitment, and an unwavering desire to get results.
  • By Rowdy McLean
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No one ever said franchise growth was easy. Operating one or two locations is hard enough, but growing to 10, 20, or more is challenging for even the most seasoned operators--especially if any of their new builds or acquisitions turns out to be a poor performer.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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Customers still like to speak with a real person by phone. Are you using the phone at your business and making it easy for your customers to get what they need?
  • By Lisa Ford
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The franchise business model is under unprecedented attack by anti-business activists launching a coordinated campaign in cities, states, and at the federal level.
  • By Erica Farage
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Every organization has a chance to deliver a positive customer experience. That experience has many starting points and touch points along the customer interaction.
  • By Lisa Ford
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Vast amounts of energy and treasure have been invested to understand why customers do--or don't--come back. Few questions are more important, since same-store sales growth is built on the backs of loyal customers.
  • By Jack Mackey
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7 common negotiating mistakes that when avoided will help you make power plays that lead to win-win situation in business and in life.
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Reporters love sources who understand their needs. Getting a call from a reporter who wants to quote you as an expert for his story, review your products or services, or invite you to write an exclusive article for a publication, is a major coup.
  • By Ginny Grimsley
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Now that we're nearing November, it's time to refocus on the business with an eye toward planning for 2015.
  • By Steve Lefever
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You want your customers to talk about you. Positive word of mouth advertising can enable your most loyal customers to not only talk about you but also to keep doing business with you. So give them something to talk about.
  • By John Tschohl
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Hopefully, you've heard that the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has changed... again.
  • By Giles Witherspoon-Boyd
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Organizations have leaders and managers. But there is a stark difference between the two and each has different skills sets. Can you recognize leaders from managers?
  • By John Tschohl
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Veteran entrepreneur shares tips for balancing business and personal life while working from home. She's a serial entrepreneur who offers advice for maintaining professionalism in business without sacrificing or feeling guilty about your family.
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For the past 30 years, the U.S. has experienced the longest bull market on record for fixed-income securities. As interest rates declined, investors in bonds benefited.
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