Simplify Your Coverage and Save Money with KK Insurance Agency

Maintaining the proper insurance coverage at the best price is a challenging proposition. DDIFO Sponsor KK Insurance Agency stands ready to streamline the process for you with its one-stop shop approach and specialized Dunkin’ Donuts program. KK Insurance Agency is headquartered in New Jersey, but insures restaurants and other businesses in all 50 states. Dunkin’…

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McCarthy’s Tenure as DDIFO Chairman Marked by Success

Three years ago, DDIFO changed its board structure to better respond to the needs of its membership. Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners would no longer make up the Board of Directors; instead, a board comprised of outside professionals, would manage the direction of DDIFO. Attorney Kevin McCarthy, former vice president of development and operations for Dunkin’…

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Kim Margolis Joins the DDIFO Team

DDIFO President Jim Coen has hired Kim Margolis as Executive Coordinator. Kim brings more than 15 years of corporate, community and civic experience in marketing and event management as well as a background working with member-based organizations. In her new role with DDIFO, Kim will assist with administering sponsorship and membership programs, including organizing members’…

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New Financing Program to Make Remodels Easier

Thousands of Dunkin’ Donuts franchises are expected to undergo remodels in the next three years. Many operators agreed to remodel stores as a condition of extending their term with Dunkin’ Brands but, in many cases, franchisees have been unable to find attractive lending terms that don’t diminish cash flow.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Seek Greater Influence in Washington

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.

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Generate Electricity & Natural Gas Savings with Glacial Energy

As we all keep our eyes peeled for the lowest price on gas at the pump,you might want to take a moment to look at what you’re paying for electricity and natural gas in your shops. Did you know that choosing a different supplier could save you serious money? DDIFO Sponsor Glacial Energy is not only doing its best to make sure you know your options; if you choose to become a customer, the company continually works to keep down your energy costs.

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GE Capital, Franchise Finance Provides $5.8 Million to Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee, First Cup, LLC

GE Capital, Franchise Finance a DDIFO Sponsor, provides $5.8 million in financing to Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee, First Cup, LLC. The facility includes a $4.1 million term loan and a $1.7 million development line of credit, which together will refinance existing debt and provide capital for restaurant expansion. Funding was provided through GE Capital, Franchise Finance’s bank affiliate, GE Capital Financial Inc.

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