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What's New In Franchise?

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Wendy's, McDonald's Sued for Allegedly Misrepresenting Burger Patty Size

The complaint cites numerous burgers from each chain, including the Wendy's Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburger and McDonald's Big Mac.

Amanda Breen

The Pandemic Created 'Childcare Deserts,' and This Bilingual Education Company Is Stepping In to Fill the Void

Canadian brand Maple Bear had been eyeing expansion to the U.S. for a while, but changing demographics during the pandemic finally made the time right.

Kim Kavin

McDonald's to Exit Russia for Good: 'We Can No Longer Keep the Arches Shining There.'

After 30 years and over 800 stores, McDonald's has decided to leave Russia for good following its temporary closure of stores amidst conflict with Ukraine.

The Role and Responsibilities of a Franchisee, Defined

The Yin to the Franchisor's Yang, franchisees are essential to the functionality of the business model.

Jeff Cheatham

Jon Taffer on Communication, Marketing and Consistency in Franchising

'Entrepreneur' editor-in-chief Jason Feifer sat down with 'Bar Rescue' host Jon Taffer to discuss his new book, 'The Power of Conflict,' in which he shares illuminating insights on running a business, maintaining consistency in franchising and where to put your money when it comes to marketing.