Dunkin’ Donut franchise owners who attended the members’ meeting in Worcester, MA on September 22 learned about plans to double the size of the group’s membership, were exhorted to get involved with the government legislative process for their own benefit and heard a battle cry to fight against apparantly aggressive legal tactics by the brand against the franchise owners.Read More »
Some Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners remember the days of making the donuts. It’s harkens memories of days gone by and reflects the simplicity of the business in its early days. Today, technology has moved the business into the modern age—not just in baking but also in business operations. As an example, sophisticated Point-of-Service machines provide franchise owners with critical data to improve purchasing, sales and marketing. They also point out variances and help control shrinkage. This data is of tremendous benefit to both operators and the brand. As a result, the need has emerged for a policy to effectively manage the use of that data.Read More »
DDIFO is please to present Guest Commentary from time time from valued contributors. The following is an article written and submitted by Robert Zarco and Robert Salkowski attorneys at law, from Zarco Law, Bank of America Tower at International Place, 100 S.E. 2nd Street, Suite 2700, Miami, FL 33131, Telephone:(305) 374-5418.Read More »
You cannot buy a coolatta or a box of Munchkins on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores where Manual S. Andrade came from or in Gujarat, in south India where Amrit Patel was born. Neither could you find a Dunkin’ store in Karachi, Pakistan during Siraj Virani’s early years there. But the roots of more than 50 percent of all Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners in the United States run deep in those homelands and lend Old World sensibilities of hard work, integrity and loyalty to the successful entrepreneurs they have grown to be.
From DDIFO Magazine Independent Joe Issue 2 August 2009, by Judy Rakowsky
<!–[endif]–> <!–[endif]–> Dunkin Chair Says Franchisees Pleased With CEO Succession. Story at Chain Leader and BlueMauMau Are you pleased?Franchisees Say…… Very pleased: 10.2 % Somewhat pleased: 17.9 % Neutral: 38.4 % Somewhat displeased: 20.5 % Very displeased: 7.6 % No Response(s): 5.1 % 40 Responses = 100% DDIFO conducted the survey…Read More »