DC Room Block Expires Tonight

For those of you planning to attend the CFA Lobby Day next month in Washington DC, be advised that the room block at the Yotel Washington DC is valid only through today. So, if you haven’t yet made your hotel reservations, you can still reserve your room right on Capitol Hill at the discounted rate…

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CFA Lobby Day Makes a Difference

If the CFA Lobby Day had already been held, would the Senate have killed the RRF (reported above) or would all those franchisees explaining the challenges they face in their business have made a difference?? It might be too late for the RRF, but there are many other issues that you can influence at the…

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CFA Lobby Day Fast Approaching

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) Lobby Day Forum, planned for June 22 in Washington DC, offers business leaders like Dunkin’ franchise owners from across the footprint a great opportunity to dig deeper into the issues that most affect your operations – and your bottom line! Register now to attend this year’s event and help…

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Help Pass the EWEA

The filing of the aforementioned Essential Worker for Economic Advancement Act (EWEA) is another prime example of why you should attend the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) Lobby Day in Washington, DC on June 22, 2022. The CFA Lobby Day gives franchisees across the country a great opportunity to explain to our elected leaders how…

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Make an Impact in Washington DC

In the wake of the aforementioned success, this seems a perfect time to implore our franchisee subscribers to attend the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) Lobby Day in Washington, DC on June 22, 2022. As evidenced by the very favorable results on ERTC penalty relief that we detailed above, the CFA Lobby Day gives franchisees…

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Upcoming CFA Webinar & Lobby Day

On Monday, April 4, we will host an outstanding – and very timely – CFA webinar entitled “Encroachment and Cannibalization in Franchising!” This don’t-miss one-hour program, beginning at 1:00 PM EDT, will feature top franchise attorney Robert Zarco, founding partner of the nationally renowned law firm Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito P.A. He will discuss…

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Upcoming CFA Events

It’s time to take out your calendars and make sure you’re clear to attend the next CFA Webinar that DDIFO will host on Monday, April 4, 2022. Always a critically important and timely subject, “Encroachment and Cannibalization in Franchising” will begin promptly at 1:00 EDT and will feature preeminent franchisee attorney, Robert Zarco, founding partner…

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Biden Plans Will Hurt (Small) Business

Tuesday evening, President Biden gave his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress and therein laid out his plans to address many of the issues facing the nation – not all of which are going to be helpful to struggling small businesses. He specifically endorsed 4 steps that we highlight…

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CFA Webinar

As we know from the recent experience that Starbucks stores have gone through and that we’ve reported on above, efforts to unionize have been increasing at an unprecedented rate. From your local union branch to the White House, franchised businesses are being targeted for unionization across the country. In timely response, the Coalition of Franchisee…

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Something Bigger Than Ourselves

We often highlight events and offerings from the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) in Small Regular No Sugar!, and regularly urge our members to support their efforts through donations to the CFA PAC, lobbying your representatives in Washington or attending other CFA events at the national level. At the same time, it is likely that…

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