The readymade convenience that franchises bring need not come at horrible cost.
Baristas Coffee, a local chain of “sexpresso” coffee stands, says it has a deal to develop a reality TV show based on its employees — “attractive girls who wear provocative costumes.” One scene not likely to make the cut: The federal lawsuit in September alleging the chain violated labor laws by underpaying its employees, giving them checks that bounced and cheating them out of overtime.
The following is a guest post from Kelly Austin.
The year 2011 has provided many challenges for franchising.
In order to evolve as a business professional, you have to see yourself as a student of innovation.
According to a report published on the website, prweb.com, Goddard Systems, Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School®, has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®.
In addition to the opening of this store, Esquires Coffee Houses is set to open new stores in Airside, Santry in March and Mullingar in April next year.
Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina has announced that franchise contracts have been secured for 10 upcoming locations.
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