Saladworks Franchise has an Appetite for Boston

The Boston Business Journal reported today that Saladworks has announced plans to open three franchise locations in Boston. This will be the first foray into the region for the quick-casual Pennsylvania-based restaurant franchise, which focuses on fresh salads, soups, paninis and wraps. Four development partners will be involved in bringing Saladworks to town. Arpitkumar Trivedi …

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Currito Opens at Logan Airport Terminal C

Currito, Burritos without borders, opened this week at Logan Airport Terminal C. The pre-security food court at Terminal C is part of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program. The ACDBE program is designed to help small businesses, owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, become self-sufficient and …

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FTC Receives AAFD Award for Distinguished Service

The American Association of Franchisee and Dealers (AAFD) announced today that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been chosen to receive the AAFD Total Quality Franchising Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement in the Franchising Community. FTC is Recognized for Distinguished Service and Achievement in the Franchising Community The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has …

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New IFA research finds franchising grew more than 18% in 2001-2005

Franchising nationwide expanded by more than 18% from 2001 to 2005, adding more than 140,000 new businesses and 1.2 million new jobs to the nation’s economy, International Franchise Association, (IFA) President and CEO Matthew Shay today announced during a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. “The economic impact of franchising goes …

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Amended Franchise Rule Affects Franchisee Associations

On January 23, 2007, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued amendments to its Franchise Rule, which had been in place since 1978.  The Amended Franchise Rule is mandatory as of July 1, 2008. One of the provisions of the Amended Franchise Rule is the requirement to disclose independent franchisee associations and organizations. Many franchisee advocates …

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