Massachusetts Millionaires in the Crosshairs

Speaking of Massachusetts laws, the front group behind many of the minimum wage issues in the state, Raise Up Massachusetts, is also pushing a new ballot initiative that seeks to impose a Millionaire’s Tax on those individuals earning $1 million or more per year.  The group held a rally earlier this week at the State…

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CFA Lobby Day Forum Scheduled

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) has finalized the details for the 2016 CFA Lobby Day in Washington DC on Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18.  Registration is now open for this exceptional annual program which this year will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill.  More information is available here…

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Miscellaneous

If you didn’t attend the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference last month in Las Vegas and you don’t subscribe to Franchise Times magazine, they you missed some excellent interviews with successful franchisees from a host of different brands.  We were pleased to see DDIFO leader and Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner Rob Branca interviewed at the…

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Competitor News

It was reported this week that Krispy Kreme Donuts has almost completed the national rollout of its mobile app and rewards program.  The company first began the mobile rewards program a number of months ago.  We also noted that McDonalds Corp is revamping their drive-thru procedures in the hope of improving their customer’s experience and…

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