Analytix Solutions: Managing Challenges Faced by Multi-Unit Franchisees

Especially in these challenging times, the accounting and reporting challenges that franchise owners – especially multi-store franchise owners – experience can be legion. In response, Analytix has developed a specific Dunkin’ portal that addresses 5-8 of the primary pain points and this presentation will take you that process in detail so that you will have…

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HigherMe: Hiring Smarter Faster and Cheaper During COVID-19

During a time of record unemployment, but with Dunkin’ and other companies looking to hire nationwide, the approach you employ will be critical. With many job seekers hesitant to return to work, this webinar, with HigherMe, will discuss tactics and tools that Dunkin’ franchisees can use to increase application flow, reduce recruiting costs, and hire…

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Independent Joe #62 May/June 2020

What a difference a day makes. Or to update that rhetorical message, what a difference three months makes. Yes, it was just three short months ago when states like Florida, Texas, Arizona and a host of others across the south and southwest were seemingly enjoying some inexplicable level of immunity from the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses…

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Focus on Human Resources: Pandemic challenges the efforts to support employees and nourish the business

The restaurant industry – and particularly the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry – is facing many challenges, among them finding and retaining good, reliable employees. It’s no secret that restaurants have an extremely high turnover rate with employees flowing through the revolving door. Data compiled before the coronavirus pandemic, showed employee turnover ran as high…

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Family Values Forge the Foundation for this Pennsylvania Franchise Group

When Don and Annette Miller opened their first Dunkin’ Donuts 40 years ago in western Pennsylvania, they never anticipated it would be the first of a network of successful family-run stores. Franchising wasn’t even part of the young couple’s plans at the time, but when Don lost his job unexpectedly, they heeded the nudge of…

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PPP: Remember to Keep Your Supporting Documentation

The rules related to obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan and receiving forgiveness of that loan are changing constantly. As a result, it is likely that by the time this article is published in July, the rules and guidance will have changed significantly. With that in mind, rather than attempt to guess what the…

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Jolt Software: Creating Consumer Confidence through Trust, Transparency and Technology!

Learn how best to solve the challenges that you face as a restaurant owner from Jolt Software. Improve your daily operations and ensure your food safety compliance. Learn how Jolt, powered by a digital checklist platform that features integrated kitchen hardware, corrective actions and custom notifications, delivers individual employee accountability, visibility into store performance, and…

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Covid-19: The Legal Side of Business Interruption Issues

Covid-19 has thrown our way of living into treacherous and unchartered waters. We recognize that the impact to your business and your family is severe and broad. Through no fault of your own, you could be facing dire financial circumstances. The pain inflicted on businesses is as widespread as it is deep. It is critical…

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Independent Joe #61 April/May 2020

Every two months, the staff at DDIFO convenes an editorial meeting to decide the theme, focus and content of the next issue of Independent Joe. As we contemplate and discuss various possibilities, we do so with one eye on the timeliness of the potential subject matter. Our discussions are always geared toward which subjects could…

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