Massage Envy Association Seeks New Brand Investor

Blue MauMau – Janet Sparks reports at Blue MauMau that Franchisees of the Independent Association of Massage Envy Regional Developers, Inc announced yesterday that they are looking for a new franchisor owner, one with whom they can form a long-term strategic alliance and collaborative relationship. Sentinel Capital Partners, owner of franchisor Message Envy since December 2009,…

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When it Comes to Success, Sean Tuohy Saw it Coming

This is an excerpt from Independent Joe Magazine Issue #15 that will be in your mailbox in the next few days. Franchisee made famous in the story “The Blind Side” will share his Inspirational Story with DDIFO Sean Tuohy always wanted to be his own boss. Today, as the owner of 89 Taco Bell and…

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Sampling Coolattas Made Easy and Profitable!

Adam Goldman a Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner in New Jersey from time to time will submit tips on creative ways to increase sales and profits, you can contact Adam via email: agoldman@babsonpartners.com Summer presents franchisees with a great opportunity to let guests try many of Dunkin’s new Coolatta flavors, however being a frozen beverage this…

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Paramount Restaurant Supply Offers All-in-One Approach to New Store Builds, Remodels

Every Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner knows that building a new store or doing a remodel is a gargantuan venture with many moving parts. As such, it requires keen management with precise attention to detail. Where can you turn for help managing such a project and rest assured that every detail will be attended to according to your schedule and financial plan? Look no further than DDIFO Sponsor Paramount Restaurant Supply Corp.

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As Private Equity Cashes Out, What’s Next for DNKN?

  After six year of ownership, the trio of private equity (PE) firms that purchased Dunkin’ Brands for $2.4 billion, has effectively cashed out their remaining 30 percent stake. Bain Capital, Carlyle and TH Lee took a $500 million stock buyback in July 2012; the trio had already cashed out their investment through stock sales…

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DDIFO Announces the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

Since the beginning, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners have taken great pride in their business. Whether it’s one shop or a large network, franchisees don’t see this as a job. For many it is a family affair that extends to long-time friends and colleagues. This year DDIFO is honoring six individuals for their lasting impression to the Dunkin’ Donuts system. They make up the 2012 class of inductees into the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame.

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Dunkin Franchisees Help Pass Mass. Health Cost Reform

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick on Monday, August 6, signed a health care cost amendment into law that the Dunkin’ Donuts Independent Franchisee Association pushed for, along with the National Federation of Independent Business, the New England Convenience Store Association and the Restaurant and Business Alliance

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Small businesses applaud proposed health-care reform bill

Boston Herald – The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce threw its support today behind a new health-care payment reform bill filed by the Legislature’s conference committee, saying it was a step forward for health-care affordability and transparency. “It sets a goal for health-care costs that builds on the progress we’ve made over the last 18…

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