New Franchisee Prepares to Open Nebraska’s First Dunkin’

Bares says he has felt welcomed into the Dunkin’ franchisee community, and that DDIFO has given him the opportunity to connect with  others in the business. Bryce Bares is returning to his home state of Nebraska and he’s bringing Dunkin’ Donuts with him. “Several DDIFO members have told me that there’s never been a better…

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New Laws and Regulations Threaten Franchisee Profitability

DDIFO Working to Leverage Collective Strength to Protect Franchise Owners When this issue went to press, franchisees in New Jersey were looking at a possible 17 percent increase in the state’s minimum wage. In Florida, state regulators are auditing Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees to be sure they are complying with sales tax regulations. And in Illinois,…

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From Deal Maker to Coffee Maker Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner

In the process of brokering the sale of dozens of Dunkin’ Donuts and many other QSR franchises in and around the New York City area, Alex Rowzani decided he liked the Dunkin’ Donuts business model so much that he’d buy four of his own. In only his first year as a franchisee, two of his stores in Jamaica, NY, earned “top #1 and #2 awards” for greatest growth in guest visits. Bob Wiggins, Operations Vice President for Dunkin’ Brands, personally delivered the awards during a visit to New York.

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Secure Energy Solutions Offers Stability in Energy Pricing

Any budget item that can be stabilized in these volatile economic times is one less worry for business owners like Mark Dubinsky, CEO of a Central Production Location (CPL) in Methuen, Mass. When that line item is your energy cost, all the more important, Dubinsky said.

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