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Time to make the donuts: Franchise operator signs Dunkin’ Donuts deal

A franchise operator from Utah signed a development deal to open 46 new Dunkin’ Donuts stores in the region. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts has a loyal following on the East Coast, where its stores are a prevalent as areStarbucks stores are on the West Coast. The new Dunkin’ stores will be the Sacramento broadcast media market,

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Franchise Business Is A Team Sport

By Saunda Kitchen and Steve Caldeira Anyone who has ever started a business, quickly learns that it is not a solo endeavor, but rather a team sport. When going from working form someone else to potentially working for yourself, the risk is enormous – it always has been, and it always will be, especially when you

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The File Depot Announces New Franchisee in Orange County

The File Depot, the Slidell, Louisiana based records management franchisor, today announced that they have added a new franchised location in Orange County, California. “We are very excited to bring our brand to the Southern California market,” said CEO A.G. Crowe. “The services that we offer are a great fit for the business-dense Irvine area

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California Based Senior Care Company Hits 10 Franchisees

After 14 years in the senior care industry, Laguna Woods based company Amada Senior Care began franchising its model back in March of 2012. Now, just over a year later, the business formed by former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Tafa Jefferson has over 10 franchisees throughout the United States. Amada franchisees have offices in California, Oregon, Washington

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Franchising Comes to Food Trucks

By: Daniel P. Smith , GSR Magazine While established quick-service brands have entered the food truck scene—Qdoba and Dairy Queen, to name just two—Georgia-based Pool’s Restaurant Group, parent company of Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen, is going one step further. The company is franchising Gandolfo’s trucks and using the mobile units as an entrance into new

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Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill picks 1st California franchisee

By Staff, Denver Business Journal Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill has awarded its first franchises in California. Denver-based Garbanzo announced Wednesday that franchisee Banzo Bean Inc. has purchased the rights to develop up to 10 restaurants in Orange County, west of Interstate 5, and plans to open its first location in the first quarter of 2013. Orange County

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Krispy Kreme franchisee in California to add 20 shops

By Richard Cramer, Winston-Salem Journal Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. is making a bigger push into the nation’s most populous state, with a franchisee planning to add 20 shops in southern California within seven years. Great Circle Family Foods LLC already has 11 shops in southern California, making it Krispy Kreme’s third-largest domestic franchisee. It has

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California Franchise Legislation Defeated

IFA’s efforts to defeat Senate Bill 610 in California have been successful. Last night, Senate Bill 610 was defeated for the year as the sponsor of the bill pulled the legislation off today’s California Assembly Business, Professions & Consumer Protections Committee docket when it became clear there was scant support for the bill by the

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