Why Franchisors Fail: Lessons From The Titanic

The collapse of Angus & Robertson, Kleenmaid and several other insolvencies of both small and large franchisors in recent years have thrown the issue of franchisor failure into a rarely illuminated spotlight.

Baristas San Antonio Location Opens For Business

Baristas Coffee Company, Inc.

Culver’s Hits 450th Restaurant Milestone

With the grand opening of a new restaurant in Avondale, Ariz., this week, Culver’s now has 450 locations in its system.

Not All Franchise Agreements Are Iron Clad

Many franchisors tend to consider their franchise agreements as contracts that are never negotiated with prospective franchisees.

Jim’s Pool Care Recruits 50th Franchisee

Jim’s Pool Care, part of the Jim’s Group of home services, has reached a business milestone, signing up its 50th mobile pool shop franchisee.


Olympic Sized Business Disruptions

He understands the company’s main access route will be completely closed during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and may be restricted between the two events.


Use Your Blog To Reach Customers

Swanson, who operates Lemon Tree Photographers with her husband out of their Fond du Lac home, uses her blog to post photos and provide information for customers.

Charter Fitness Gives Free Gym Passes To On-Leave Military Personnel

Charter Fitness is giving a free gym pass to any member of the military who is on short-term leave from active duty.

Smiling Moose Deli Expanding In Texas And Montana

Smiling Moose Deli has just signed two multi-store deals that will bring eight new locations to West Texas and Montana, covering a significant geographic area.

Massage Envy Announces Signing Of 1000th Franchise Agreement

Massage Envy, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today the signing of its 1,000th franchise agreement.