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Healthier Menu Changes Create Domino Effect Across Brands

Making room for healthier menu items seems to be on the priority list of some major franchise chains, which means consumer demand for healthier food is also high. Much of what’s changing on menus is welcome in its attention to more detail oriented nutrition concerns. No longer is gluten-free or vegetarian or vegan or customizable enough. More consumers are looking closely at the detailed li... Read more.

Three Reasons Why Franchisors Are Boosting Financial Performance Disclosures

Larger franchise systems with over 100 locations are more likely to offer financial performance representations (FPR) than smaller franchise systems and of late, the number of detailed disclosures in Item 19 is moving up. Why is elaborating more fully on Item 19 becoming more important if franchise brands want to expand?   For one thing, the vast majority of those considering entering into... Read more.

Signarama announces addition of Jay Kahn as VP or operations

May 21, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSPrinter, Copying & Sign Franchises
Signarama Kahn brings decades of experience encompassing both Fortune 1000 companies and small businesses alike. Read more.

CruiseOne® launches fourth annual contest for military veterans on Memorial Day

May 21, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSTravel Franchises
CruiseOne “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” cruise franchise giveaway contest for military veterans begins May 25. Read more.

The new Doobster app for on-demand legal marijuana delivery does things differently

May 19, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSHealth & Beauty Franchises
DOOBSTER Doobster is launching in 15 states by empowering stakeholders at all levels with its innovative business model. Read more.

Franchise Source Brands names Art Coley as CEO and president

May 15, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSConsultant & Business Broker Franchises
The Entrepreneur's Source Successful franchise executive and business growth expert joins FSBI to lead company through next phase of growth. Read more.

JWELL Electronic Cigarettes to attend June International Franchise Expo in New York

May 8, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSRetail Franchises
JWELL Electronic Cigarettes JWELL will participate in the International Franchise Expo (IFE) at the Javits Center in New York from June 18th to 20th, 2015. Read more.

Maui Wowi hosts a "pau hana" open house

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Maui Wowi Hawaiian International coffee and smoothie retailer, Maui Wowi Hawaiian, is hosting a “pau hana” (after work) open house for those interested in learning more about the flexible and versatile franchise concept. Read more.

Budget Blinds®, features on the 2015 Entrepreneur® Best of the Best list

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Services Franchises
Budget Blinds Budget Blinds has been ranked No. 1 in category. Read more.

National Property Inspections welcomes five new franchise owners

May 7, 2015 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Services Franchises
National Property Inspections National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is pleased to announce five new franchise owners who will bring NPI to new areas of the United States. Read more.
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