Franchisors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Franchisors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:36:00 GMT California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:36:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Why We Turned Our Independent Business Into a Franchised Location These College Hunks Hauling Junk franchisors tried to open up a pilot location for a new franchise concept, before converting the location into a Two Maids & A Mop franchised unit. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer' The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Jamba Juice Is Going On a Serious Franchisee Recruitment Spree With new franchise initiatives, the smoothie chain wants to almost double its number of franchised locations in the next five years. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor How These Brothers Took Over a Taco Franchise When these four brothers took a liking to Chronic Tacos, they decided to go all in. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT David Port Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently. Sun, 08 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor A look at how Mike Lohman spearheaded an effort for Go Mini's dealers to purchase the company. Thu, 22 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors. Sat, 03 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Nostalgic Niche: Bringing Back the Butcher Shop The founders of Meat House revive an old-time institution, opening 30 stores in 10 states. They share their business secrets -- and their favorite cuts. Sun, 12 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Advice for Franchisors: Treat Franchisees Well Ever hear of the Filet-O-Fish sandwich? Or the Blizzard frozen treat? Both were invented by franchisees -- not the parent company. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 10:00:00 GMT Dinah Wisenberg Brin What Makes a Franchise Great? Three top franchise consultants share their views on what makes a franchise company a winner. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:58:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Where Would-Be Franchisors Can Get Schooled Mr. Goodcents founder Joe Bisogno heads to the classroom, launching the world's first school of franchising. Tue, 08 Mar 2011 03:20:00 GMT Tim Kridel