A new law signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown aims to be the strongest in the country at protecting the rights and investments of franchisors, who rely on the backing of a franchisee.
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The owner of nine Papa John's franchises is facing prison time for falsifying employee records to avoid paying workers overtime pay and breaking New York minimum wage laws.
The mini-market franchise 7-Eleven is extending a special offer to U.S. military veterans. The company wants to give vets significant discounts on franchise fees to get them back into the workforce and owning their own business.
In-N-Out Burger is suing the DoorDash delivery service for continually aligning itself with the long-established fast-food business. The company says the delivery service's poor service is blemishing the In-N-Out name.
New research from FranchiseGrade.com found that fast-food restaurants are the prototypical franchise business.
A new study from Franchiseguide.com says it knows three key indicators that likely determine whether a new franchise company is primed for success or destined to close its doors quickly.
Franchise business owners are aware of the impact of mobile marketing but a new study finds that many aren't keen on making it a priority in their marketing strategies just yet.
If you have the chance to purchase a master franchise, understand the risk and that success may come only when you learn by doing.
Discounting strategies employed by a lot of franchisors -- like offering coupons -- can cause a rift between them and the franchisees who depend upon exceeding sales goals to make a profit.
Not all franchise business opportunities are the same. It's wise to do plenty of research before jumping in to just any franchise opportunity.
Zaniac is an alternative education-based franchise opportunity for would-be small business owners. The schools focus on teaching the basics in a non-traditional setting.
The franchise startup Tot Squad offers services to busy parents that can often be the bane of child rearing. Tot Squad will actually clean -- even vomit -- from car seats and strollers and even show parents how to install child seats properly in their vehicles.