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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National DCP’s Phoenix Facility to Drive Western Expansion

The new DCP 65,000-square-foot distribution center opened in Phoenix in October and now provides food, paper and equipment supplies to more than 100 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the southwestern states, according to Kevin Bruce, CEO of National DCP. The Phoenix center is the first located west of the Mississippi and the seventh warehouse in the…

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This Isn’t Bill Rosenberg’s Dunkin’ Donuts Anymore…

When Bill Rosenberg opened the first Dunkin’ Donuts in 1950, the menu was not a major consideration.Rosenberg offered customers great tasting coffee and donuts, and the people who lived and worked near Quincy Mass. began a tradition of starting their mornings off with this staple. For almost two decades Dunkin’ was primarily known for coffee and donuts.…

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Pennsylvania Shop Has A Legacy of Connecting Its Community

On the wall in Ann Caruso’s family room hangs a pastel of a conservation area in the town where she lives. She loves it not because the colors match the ones in her rug, though that’s nice, too, but because it’s a walk she has taken with her husband and kids many times. It’s the…

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Tax Changes for 2013: What it Means for You

Among the many challenges of owning a small business are the year-to-year tax changes that can affect your bottom line and complicate your accounting. And this year was especially anxiety inducing as Congress and the President wrangled over a plethora of expiring tax breaks until the last moments of 2012, leaving individuals and business owners…

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Paris Ackerman & Schmierer

DDIFO Sponsor Advertorial The law firm of Paris Ackerman & Schmierer defends franchisees in litigation filed by Dunkin’ Brands; provides legal counsel on succession planning, asset protection and estate planning; and has handled tens of millions of dollars of acquisitions and sales of Dunkin’ networks. “We are intimately familiar with the franchise agreement and have…

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Mint-X Corporation

DDIFO Sponsor Advertorial Mint-X Corporation helps Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners maintain the shine on their brand while enhancing sanitation practices. The company’s Mint-X Rodent Repellent Trash Bag is an EPA approved solution for repelling raccoons, rats and other rodents. According to Chief Administrator Amie Yee, “A simple switch to Mint-X Trash Bags can help franchisees…

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R.F. Technologies, Inc.

DDIFO Sponsor Advertorial R.F. Technologies, Inc. (RFT) provides Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees with complete drive-thru communication systems as well as digital surveillance solutions, music and TV and digital menu boards. Two new products, the Protective DuraGuard™ headset skin and the UniListen listen-only device, are now available. The company is committed to supporting its customers’ needs and…

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Comcast Business Services

DDIFO Sponsor Advertorial Comcast Business Services is working hard to give Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners superior communications tools. Working with the National DCP, Comcast developed a program to give franchisees discounts on Business Class Internet, Business Class Voice and Business Class TV, aimed at streamlining operations and improving the guest experience. “Our Business Class Internet…

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