DDIFO Sponsorship Director Amy Levine has announced she accepted the position of Vice President and Executive Director of the Cape & Islands United Way, the largest non-governmental human service organization in that region. Levine joined DDIFO in 2009 to develop the sponsor program and has had great success, growing it from fewer than 10 vendors…
Carrie Schmelkin writes in the New Canaan Advertiser that a group of men meet every morning at Dunkin’ Donuts in New Canaan, CT for their very own “Breakfast Club.” The scene is reminiscent of a popular “Friends” episode
Unlike a retail sales tax, which is paid by consumers at the register in a single transaction, a VAT tax is collected bit by bit along the path of production. Consider a bagel. A VAT tax would be applied to each transaction starting with the farmer’s purchase of seed and fertilizer to grow wheat. Assuming a 10 percent VAT, if a farmer bought $500 of seed he would have to pay $50 in tax. When he then sells his wheat to a miller for $3,000, he would collect $300 in tax from the miller, take a $50 tax credit for the tax he already paid, and send $250 to Uncle Sam. If the miller then sells $7,000 in flour to a bagel maker, he will collect $7,700 ($700 in VAT), deduct the $300 he already paid in taxes, and submit $400 to the government.
A new publication produced by the International Franchise Association Franchise Relations Committee provides an important blueprint for establishing a succession plan and ownership transfer for franchise business owners.
Kendall Hatch reports in the MetroWest Daily News that an employee of an Ashland Dunkin’ Donuts working one day at a Framingham shop was arrested Sunday after she was seen on security video stealing cash from the store, police said.
An SUV appeared to be going through the drive thru at Starbucks on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga and ended up on a car. Channel 4 Newstracker, Denise Halor captured these shocking pictures! No word on names or conditions of those involved. See the photo
Thomas Heath of The Washington Post writes that the Carlyle Group said Thursday that it has signed a deal with Connecticut to refurbish and run the state’s 23 highway service stops in return for a share of the revenue over the next 35 years. The District-based private-equity giant and its partners will invest $178 million in the state’s roadside service centers as part of the agreement, which will include putting Subway restaurants as well as Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the centers, according to a Carlyle spokesman. Dunkin’ Brands is owned by Carlyle.