Homecare franchises are on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle, and are seeing growth rather than shutdown. “We’re hiring across the nation,” said Best Life Brands’ chief revenue and operating officer.
The franchisee association is suing Edible Arrangements and its founder, Tariq Farid, alleging “self-dealing” and improper use of the advertising fund among other complaints. Now they’re adding retaliation to the list.
Triage pods in the parking lots are among the innovations rolled out at five AFC Urgent Care clinics in Portland, Oregon, where owner Guru Sankar is trying to relieve an overburdened hospital and ER system while at the same time keeping his clinics’ do…
Today is a big mile marker in the COVID-19 pandemic—it’s the first time many business owners had to decide exactly what they were going to do about the rent bill.
For brands with franchisees operating in regions around the world, they’re planning for what’s next—even as situations during the COVID-19 pandemic are sometimes wildly different from market to market.
If timing is everything, consider Sky Zone’s first foray into the world of non-traditional locations as a case of the bad.
“If it looks like you’re overreacting, you’re probably doing the right thing.” That’s a quote from Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s point medical man on the pandemic, that Kevin Wilson, CEO of Buzz Franchise Brands, takes to heart. But he also advised p…
A Taco John’s franchisee is offering free meals to elderly citizens, a Junk King franchisee has partnered with a local food bank to deliver meals to seniors stuck at home, and Assisted Living Locators has partnered with Love For The Elderly, a nonprofit organization that mails handwritten letters to seniors.
Several franchise registration states are making adjustments to filing deadlines and are updating other guidelines for renewals and applications in an effort to assist franchisors experiencing a severe disruption to their business.
Yum CEO David Gibbs joins other CEOs and business leaders in foregoing a salary as businesses around the world struggle to combat COVID-19.