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Multi-Unit Franchisee magazine honored franchisee excellence at the annual Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards ceremony at this year's Multi-Unit Franchising...

 

Report finds franchise brands disclosing financial information more than ever, providing greater transparency and greater access to capital from lenders.

 

Pizza Hut's largest franchisee acquires 140 more Wendy's locations, growing to 1,136 Pizza Hut locations in 28 states and 386 Wendy's units in 7 states.

 

Charles Loflin first met Antonio Swad in 1997. Swad is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur, the founder of Wingstop and Pizza Patrón. The two men hit it off and began...

 

New El Pollo Loco restaurant is the fourth for Texas-based multi-unit operator Chicken Time Holdings.

 

How a coaching approach with your employees can work to eliminate the negative and draining emotions of accountability.

 

Will 2018 be a year for optimism, pessimism, or anxiety? Every year has its opportunities and challenges.

 

Study Finds Millennials Give High Marks To Brands Like Five Guys, The Cheesecake Factory, Ben & Jerry's, and Starbucks.

 

Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's...

 

Bob Middleton heard or read something years ago that stuck with him: Wealth is built by focusing on one thing and doing it well; wealth is preserved by diversifying.

 

Veteran Denny's multi-unit franchisee Glenn Beattie learned early in his franchise career to keep his eye on the prize: the paying customer.

 

Famous Dave's of America Ramps Up Refranchising With New Strategy To Sell All 33 Company-Owned Locations in the Next 2 Years.

 

Creating a Leadership Style and Legacy That Encourages and Empowers Employees and Leads Your Business to a Brighter Future.

 

After 25 years in the restaurant business, Mike Richey knows that an offer of a dollar more per hour from a competitor can be too much for an employee to refuse.

 

The Arby's "We have the meats" slogan will soon be appearing in more places in Canada.

 

2017 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Rolls Into Vegas Setting New Attendance Records and Raising The Bar For The Multi-Unit Franchising Industry.

 

Arby's Largest Franchisee Acquires 10 More Units in The West. US Beef Now Operates 360 Arby's Locations.

 

Matt Rusconi, who recently added a hot new tech franchise to his two restaurant brands, has a refreshing attitude toward work: he loves it.

 

Franchising is a tough business. There's competition, overhead, rising costs, changing consumer tastes, social media, and now legislative and regulatory threats to deal...

 

When multi-unit franchisee Rahul Marwah opened New York City's first-ever Denny's on the bottom floor of a high-end condo building in August 2014, the diner made...

 

Bloomin' Brands' largest franchisee, Cerca Trova, expands with refranchising acquisition of 45 Outback Steakhouse locations out west.

 

Treating people with dignity and respect produces a "dependability" attitude among employees who commit to meeting your expectations and going above and beyond to avoid...

 

New consumer survey finds decline in consumers dining out and highlights restaurant industry challenges and opportunities in technology, delivery and labor costs, and...

 

Multi-unit franchisee brings new Taco John's location to Virginia, expanding his company to include 7 locations throughout 5 states.

 

Tennessee Fitness, a Gold's Gym multi-unit operator in Tennessee, signs agreement for 5 additional units. The franchisee will now have 12 locations of the fitness brand...

 

The roles of community and customer loyalty and how they can impact your hiring and retaining of great employees who will provide a better impact on your franchising...

 

One of the economic truths for the U.S. economy is that we have recessions, and the next one is coming. Maybe not in the next month or even the next year, but it is...

 

Denny's multi-unit franchisee Clyde Rucker says he always had an "insatiable appetite" to buy into the brand. He was just waiting for the right...

 

Cousins Subs is expanding through an ongoing rebranding and growth initiative. The company has just announced three new multi-unit deals in Wisconsin and Illinois.

 

A new Franchise Business Review franchisee satisfaction report highlights what today's typical multi-unit franchisee looks like.

 

2017's Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award winners to be feted at the annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, April 23-26 in Las Vegas.

 

"If you always do what you've always done..." You know the ending to this old saw, and when it comes to your company's financial results it is absolutely true.

 

In 2015, when Edgar Ambarchyan was searching for a franchised sandwich brand to diversify his portfolio, he found what he was looking for in Arby's. His timing was...

 

Utah-based Four Foods Group acquires 48 Little Caesars in Alabama and Louisiana. The company now operates 97 restaurants throughout Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado,...

 

Consolidation arguably has been one of the largest and most important trends in the franchise sector in the past few years, and it's not hard to see why.

 

The recent U.S. election cycle, more than any other in recent memory, tapped into deep angst within both major parties and the electorate at large.

 

Husband and wife area developers for Tropical Smoothie Café in Michigan and Ohio are now on the grow in Colorado. They already have 58 locations in their markets...

 

Your ability to stay focused on your strategic plan and leverage your resources of time, people, and money efficiently is essential to successfully growing your...

 

Veronica Jordan was determined to trade in her 9-to-5 desk job for something more creative and profitable. In 2012, after searching for 3 years, she came across a...

 

I have had the good fortune to experience and witness many professionals who truly know how to serve. However, one person in particular consistently blows me away by how...

 

La Madeleine Turning to Refranchising and Looking for Multi-Unit Operators to Spur Rapid Growth in an Effort to Double the Brand's Size in 5 Years.

 

Marco's Pizza Teams Up With Multi-Unit Franchisee and Area Representative To Ramp Up the Brand's Growth in Montana.

 

Harry Rose, founder and chairman of The Rose Group, is a winner. In 2016, for the second year in a row, Applebee's named Rose its Franchisee of the Year.

 

We often hear about the wage gap. But one emerging reality from the trend of the flexible economy is a tax classification gap.

 

Control and project a positive image in the communities where you operate franchise locations. Generating respect can make you a "local hero" and boost your business.

 

Senator files regulatory reform bills in an effort to counter numerous regulations that burden franchisees and other small business operators.

 

Eddie Rodriguez, one of the 10 largest Wendy's franchisees, says he has never worked a day in his life. After 43 years in franchising, Rodriguez continues his relentless...

 

The chip card (EMV) deadline passed in October 2015. Yet according to industry accounts, fewer than 50 percent of retail and restaurant outlets were set up by the end of...

 

The only guaranteed way to be prepared for a change in leadership that doesn't create culture shock is through forethought and planning.

 

Franchisees need to be telling their story to legislators and the public. It's one of the best ways to eliminate misperceptions about how small businesses operate.


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