John Hewitt, founder of Jackson Hewitt and Liberty Tax Service, is planning a third launch of a tax prep franchise in March, when his non-compete expires, under the Loyalty Brands umbrella. “It was the worst battle ever,” he said about the tumultuous p…
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Dunkin’ ditching Donuts (in name only) seems like one of those reincarnations we may look back on with a laugh in future years. I’m skeptical the company can achieve its objective of being a beverage-focused brand with a lame new name.
Many restaurant franchises now have digital delivery options, but customers may be unaware of their array of choices. Black Bear Diner, a California-based family restaurant concept, rolled out its new partnership with third-party delivery brand DoorDas…
In a new partnership with Franchise Times, investment bank Cowen did a quick check-in on third-quarter results with a collection of franchisees across the country.
As some restaurant brands deal with contentious relationships with their franchisee associations, Church’s Chicken wants to enhance collaboration between corporate leadership and operators, forming an Excellence Advisory Council to help address improvements to the system.
Just when the restaurant industry has figured out what millennials want, the next crop of employees is coming up.
Like he focused on the block and tackle, Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl champion linebacker Gary Brackett is laser focused on ROI.
Denise Wang and Chris Li are banking on art education’s global appeal as they launch Abrakadoodle in Australia. The couple already has experience in franchising, having brought the My Gym brand to Sydney last year.
A new report co-authored by a handful of public interest organizations doles out failing grades to 22 of the 25 largest burger chains in the U.S. because of their continued use of antibiotics in the beef they sell. While there’s no questioning the added expense of going antibiotic free, this kind of negative press does the franchised restaurant industry no favors.
In its quest to “remain the leader and widen the gap” between it and its competitors in the salon suite franchise space, Sola Salon Studios attracted funding from a trio of firms that now have a majority stake in the brand and, CEO Randall Clark says, will accelerate growth.