Shane Sender isn’t a typical regional developer for Modern Acupuncture, the fast-growing franchise that’s our cover story in August. He’s also got a funny story about the evolution of the franchise’s name.
NFL players Vernon Davis and Mohamed Sanu announced this week they’re working together to bring more Jamba Juice stores to the Washington, D.C. area.
Learning Rx CEO Kim Hanson has a big job on her hands—“My target is to take the 100,000 brains we’ve trained to 300,000 brains,” she told me during an interview at the International Franchise Expo, but that doesn’t keep her from other handiwork. She creates beautiful pottery, from yarn bowls to mugs to funky vases.
Buzz about KFC’s efforts to create vegetarian options in the UK and Ireland markets have delighted many, but disappointed some. Are fast-food chains responding to meatless markets in Europe, but not the U.S.?
“Without the meaning, we’re just selling a commodity.” That’s how Rich Wagner thinks about the eco-conscious efforts of his brand, Nature’s Table, which is nearing 70 locations and continues to work toward reducing its carbon footprint.
In looking around the world for effective ‘good faith’ and ‘access to dispute remedy’ anywhere it exists, especially given that Australian states are moving to franchise legislation, I’ve ended up at Canada Bread. read more
The Three Mile Island catastrophe was a partial core meltdown in one nuclear reactor and reached a severity rating of 5 on an international scale of 7. Chernobyl was a 7. Fukushima has hit 6 and while specialist teams are working to divert further disaster it seems little confidence is coming out of Japan. read […]
Attorney General Eric Holderer announced today that, now that President Obama's place of birth has been confirmed, Donal rump's investigators have been freed up to turn their attentions read more
High Bluff Capital Partners, the new owners of “substantially all of Quiznos’ assets,” have quite a job ahead.
Meeting in Brisbane Australia, a team of psychologists hope to determine what makes a good franchisee successful and what makes a bad franchisee bad for business. read more