The DD Independent Franchise Owners Group (DDIFO), which represents the largest association of Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners in the US, is pleased to announce the addition of Rhode Island businessman Allen Cicchitelli to the DDIFO Board of Directors.Read More »
Joseph Cote of the Nashua Telegram reports on October 19th that the city will be at the center of a milestone in the state’s history Wednesday: the 50th anniversary of the opening of New Hampshire’s first Dunkin’ Donuts.
A celebration will be Wednesday morning at the chain’s newly refurbished store at 42 Main St. from 10:30-11:30. Mayor Donnalee Lozeau will be on hand for the event along with members of the Carvalho family of Hollis, who have been in the Dunkin’ Donuts business for more than 30 years.Read More »
NEW YORK Small business owners rallied on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to voice their opposition to a measure mandating paid sick leave for employees in New York City, one of several states and municipalities across the country weighing such legislation.Read More »
Can there be even more Dunkin’ Donuts in Rhode Island? Apparently, yes.
A group of Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners have nabbed up 16 former Tim Hortons locations, but just five will be new doughnut and coffee shops. The others will be leased to non-competing companies.Read More »
Massachusetts Considering Bills to Become the First State to Require Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave
From time to time DDIFO is pleased to present Guest Commentary from valued contributors. Guest commentaries feature the views and opinions of the contributor and are not necessarily the opinions of DDIFO and it’s Board of Directors. The following is an article written and submitted by Nathan L. Kaitz, whi is an attorney with Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP. Nathan may be reached at (617) 523-6666 or at email@example.com. Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP focuses exclusively on representing employers in employment and labor mattersRead More »
As part of a community partnership program and a continued commitment to local education, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees will award 100 scholarships worth $1,000 each to qualified high school seniors in Connecticut. This is the seventh year of a very successful scholarship program that has donated more than $600,000 to Connecticut students.Read More »
John Motta has a passion for politics. The Chairman of the new Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Federal Political Action Committee (DDFO FedPAC) has never run for office, nor does he plan to. Motta operates a 20-store network in New Hampshire and Virginia; he’s been a Dunkin’ franchisee since 1980. But, his passion is quite evident when he talks about the political efforts for which he’s volunteered.Read More »
Governor Deval Patrick froze unemployment insurance rates to spare businesses from big increases in premiums and help spur new hiring.Read More »
DC Dennison writes in The Boston Globe about Dunkin’ Donuts New Marketing Campaign and he mentions DDIFO’s efforts to amend the law regarding “tip pooling”.Read More »