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Franchising Events In 2013
BY NICK POWILLS

As we continue to move headfirst into 2013, 1851 took a look at the months ahead to pick out the [...]

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IFA Commends Washington for Introducing Employer Mandate Repeal Bill
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES Last Thursday the International Franchise Association applauded the efforts by the U.S. government for introducing the American [...]

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Low Calorie Menu Items Key Drivers for Fast Food Franchises, According to Recent Study
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES Low calorie menu have been outperforming traditional food options at fast food franchises all across the country. [...]

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IFA Promises Future for Veterans
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES Earlier this week the International Franchise Association’s VetFran initiative partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ VA [...]

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Rapid Growth Expected for QSRs in Indian Markets
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES In the quest for hot foreign markets India has become ripe for expansion, says a new report [...]

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Franchise Industry Showing Improvement Says Index Report
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES The franchise industry showed marked improvement this January as the Franchise Business Index (FBI) increased by 0.7 [...]

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Fast Food Consumption Down According To New Study
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES While fast food continues to find its way into the average person’s daily diet a new report [...]

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Fred Turner, Founder of McDonald’s Hamburger University, Dies at 80
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES Fred Turner, former CEO of McDonald’s and the founder of Hamburger University, died this Monday from complications [...]

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McDonalds Testing Buffalo Wings in Response to Food’s New Popularity
BY 1851

By JORDAN BRANDES The fast-food giant McDonalds test-marketed its new Mighty Wings throughout Atlanta last year and will debut them [...]

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Tasti D-Lite CEO to Step Down
BY 1851

/PRNewswire/ – Franchise leader Jim Amos announced he is stepping down as CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie at the end of [...]

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Entrepreneur Magazine Names Brightway Insurance No. 1 Insurance Franchise
BY 1851

Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Brightway Insurance, a leading national independent insurance retailer, the #1 insurance agency franchise in the magazine’s [...]

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Hampton Hotels named Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for Third Consecutive Year
BY 1851

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hampton Hotels, the international brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by [...]

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Entrepreneur Magazine Announces 2013 Franchise 500
BY 1851admin

/PRNewswire/ — Entrepreneur magazine released its 34th annual Franchise 500 list today, highlighting the top franchise opportunities of 2012. Among the [...]

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Smoothie King Opens First Singapore Location
BY 1851

/PRNewswire/– Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the premier smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced today its grand opening in Singapore—the first international [...]

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IFA & NFL Launch Partnership, Announce NFL Franchising Bootcamp
BY 1851

By BEN HEINEMANN The International Franchise Association today announced a new strategic partnership with the National Football League, the first [...]

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Mosquito Shield Announces Franchise Opportunities
BY 1851

New England-based Mosquito Shield announced today that it will begin franchising it’s business concept in 2013. The mosquito and tick [...]

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Krisy Kreme Opens 500th International Location
BY 1851

/PRNewswire/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation celebrated its 500th international location today with its newest franchise location in Aguascalientes, Mexico. The doughnut [...]

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Smashburger Tapped for 2012 Inc. Higher Power Award
BY 1851

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Better-burger franchise Smashburger announced Wednesday that it ranked 9th on Inc.’s Hire Power Awards list, recognizing the largest job [...]