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Some advice for franchisees on how to decide whether a trip to your franchise's home turf makes sense.
New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations.
When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.
The former fugitive and computer antivirus software tycoon warned that, by letting the Googles of the world intrude on our privacy, we are giving up our freedom as human beings.
Break the FDD down into bite-sized pieces to avoid feeling freaked out and make a well-reasoned decision about becoming a franchisee.
A leaked video, a disgruntled former franchisee and questions regarding Subway's healthiness set a strange blackmail scheme into motion.
The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Certain questions during interviews with prospective employees can land you in trouble. Here's what you should be doing.
The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.
One of the world's largest couriers has been accused of conspiring to deliver prescription drugs on behalf of illegal Internet pharmacies.
The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
For startups, patent trolls can be a major headache. Make sure you remain abreast of patent risk to avoid litigation with trolls.
A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era.
The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules.
A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion.
We never meant to upset you, said Facebooks Sheryl Sandberg in an apology that failed to acknowledge the polarizing content of the experiment itself.
Whitney Wolfe, former vice president of marketing, says she was repeatedly called a whore by top Tinder execs, and that her status as a co-founder was revoked because she was female.
The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.
Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind.
While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations.