The Accidental Franchisor?

Like many new small-business owners, Cathy Deano knew nothing about franchising when she and a partner launched a series of bring-your-own-wine painting classes in Mandeville, La., four years ago.

Café Rio Celebrates Second East Coast Location

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill will open its second East Coast location on Wednesday, July 13, in Manassas, Virginia, kicking off a week of customer appreciation events and offers for the local community.


National Ice Cream Day: July 17th

When I was a child, my mother worked for Thrifty Drug.

For Indian Veggies, KFC Is Not Chicken

Never mind the poultry.

Serra International Seeks Franchise Expansion

India based pre-school brand Serra International, is seeking franchisees pan India.


Virtual Shopping in Real World Places

In South Korea, a supermarket chain is experimenting with a new system that let’s commuters shop from subway stations with the cellphones.

Pizza Fresh Heats Up Phoenix

Phoenix residents can bake pizzas at will now that Pizza Fresh has opened a location there.


Tupperware Brands Assists with Relief Effort for North American Communities Devastated by Recent Natural Disasters

The tragic storms, fires, tornadoes and floods that have ravaged parts of the United States and Canada over the past few months have left thousands of people without homes or basic necessities.


How Washington Can Create Jobs

1) A 30 percent refundable tax credit for members of accredited angel groups for investments in U.S.-based startups.

Jet’s Pizza Selects SpeedLine POS For Next Phase Of Growth

Sterling Heights, Michigan-based, 200+-unit Jet’s Pizza® announced this week that the company has approved the SpeedLine point of sale software for use in its company-owned restaurants and franchise locations –