SBA helps franchisees face the uncertain economy

“We’re here to help.” That’s what you hear from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and in today’s uncertain economic climate that phrase can be a stabilizing force for small business owners, including DD franchisees. Anne Hunt is the assistant district director of the Massachusetts office of the SBA and she says the economic downturn is…

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BAC Profitability Subcommittee Enhanced and Improved

The Brand’s reorganized Profitability Subcommittee is off to a good start according to Brand Advisory Council (BAC) co-chair Jim Allen and to DDIFO members we talked to. During 2008 franchise contract negotiations, President and Chief Brand Officer of Dunkin’ Donuts Worldwide Will Kussell and the franchisee leadership agreed to reorganize the long-standing Profitability Subcommittee and…

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