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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Seismic Shift in Franchisees Seeking Balance

Don Sniegowski of BlueMauMau reports that there is a seismic shift under way in how franchisees approach balance in franchisee/franchisor relationships. It is a multi-pronged strategy headed by the three-year-old Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) that utilizes market forces, collective bargaining and possible legislation.

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Dunkin’ Brands Could Make Public Debut This Year

Jenn Abelson of the Boston Globe reports that the Canton owner of Dunkin’ Donuts is weighing a roughly $500 million initial public offering in the second half of the year. The talks are still in the early stages and a bank has not yet been selected to lead the IPO, said the officials, who declined…

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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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Dunkin’ Turns to Everyday Joes

DC Dennison writes in The Boston Globe about Dunkin’ Donuts New Marketing Campaign and he mentions DDIFO’s efforts to amend the law regarding “tip pooling”.

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