WPEC: If you stopped at McDonalds today you might have noticed a change. Starting today they put the calorie information on menus at 3 local restaurants. It's an effort to inform customers of which choices are...
IDG News Service: The website of Domino's Pizza India was hacked, but customers' information was not compromised, the local franchisee Jubilant FoodWorks said on Wednesday. Personal information including names, phone numbers, email addresses, passwords and city details...
RestaurantNews.com: Jobs are one of the hottest topics in the US right now. At both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the need to create more work was at the forefront. Fortunately, according to the International...
Channel Partners: UC and collaboration provider Star2Star Communications (Booth #611) said today it has completed the first phase of a call center for MUY Brands Inc., the nation’s fifth-largest Pizza Hut franchisee. When the final stage...
Franchise News International (blog): Essex-based Zing Leisure is one of Burger King’s largest UK franchisees, operating 21 restaurants across the south east of England, Cornwall and the Midlands including Burger King’s flagship store in London’s Leicester...
Voxy: Pie Face today entered into a memorandum of understanding with New Zealand partners to roll out at least 62 stores over the next 10 years across the North and South Island. The local partners Julian Field...
Phoenix Business Journal: Phoenix-based real estate brokerage firm HomeSmart International has entered the Colorado market with the launch of an 800-agent franchise in Denver, company representatives said in a statement Monday. The new Denver operation is the...
National Post: Liquid Nutrition announced today a major partnership with Canadian businesswoman, entrepreneur, author and Dragon’s Den TV personality Arlene Dickinson. The partnership agreement provides Ms. Dickinson with exclusivity in the Alberta marketplace and plans are...
Financial Post: When faced with the prospect of expanding a franchise into a new territory, many franchisors employ the model of master franchising. As opposed to direct franchising (where one franchisee is granted the right to...
SmartCompany.com.au: A critical, but largely unexplored indicator of franchise performance and network health is franchisee tenure – the length of time someone operates as a franchisee. According to the Franchising Australia Survey*, franchisees stay with a system...
Hospitality Technology: A Wendy’s franchisee has seen a value-rich payback, since replacing its old back office software with RTIconnect. In addition to greater accuracy, more information, and more convenience it is all at a fraction of...
Rapid City Journal: A new fitness center in Sioux Falls is targeting an older market. The programs by Minnesota-based Welcyon (WELL'-see-on) are designed for people over 50, and emphasize personalized strength training, balance, aerobics and flexibility. The company's...
Lancashire Evening Post: A fast food restaurant boss has said plans to reject his bid for a 24-hour licence will stop him creating new jobs. Nigel Dunnington, the franchisee of the McDonald’s on Churchill Way, Leyland, said...

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Franchising.net.au: Psychologists have consistently found that the support of others, what is technically referred to as psycho-social support, has a positive and powerful influence over all areas of our lives, including how we perform at...
PR Web: Discovery Point has enlisted the lead generation experts at Franchise Clique to help the children’s development and education franchise expand in the Southeast and recruit new franchisees. Franchise Clique, one of the nation’s leading lead...
Patch.com: After walking out on a meeting that would have seen another setback for Million Snacks' plans to open an Orange location, franchisee Mohammad Khan told Patch all options are on the table for how to...
FW Business: ’Til We Meet Again, the franchised maker of custom caskets, urns and other funeral products that was booted from Glenbrook Square in May before the business even opened, now will open Sept. 15 in...
Pitch Weekly: Eric and Faith Willoughby's Maid-Rite franchise opened in Maryville, Missouri, in May 2011. By May of this year, the restaurant had shuttered and the Willoughby family felt duped. According to a lawsuit filed in...
Startups.co.uk: A unique new franchise opportunity is targeting professionals with a background in animal science, physiotherapy, veterinary nursing and similar professions. The sophisticated proposition from Veterinary Thermal Imaging (VTI) trains franchisees to become thermographers – a service...
Peace Arch News: The owners of the Allegra franchise that serves White Rock, Surrey and Delta have received the franchise system’s Silver Star Award to recognize their record-breaking sales in 2011. Owners Christal and Walter Rusnell have...