Inspire Seeks Multi-brand Franchisees to ‘Accelerate Growth’

April 22, 2021 marked day four of Dealmakers Week, presented by Franchise Times. It was also the day the magazine announced its 2020 Deal of the Year. Not surprisingly, the award went to Inspire Brands for its $11.3 billion purchase of Dunkin’ Brands. On hand to receive the award was David Pipes, Inspire Brands chief…

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Are You Prepared for the New Lease Accounting Standard? Learn from Leasecake

After a one-year deferral, ASC 842 goes into effect for private companies at the end of this year. The new accounting standard published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requires companies to track and disclose all leased assets – including commercial real estate leases. To help Dunkin’ franchisees prepare, experts from Leasecake and the…

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Opportunity Knocks

It may not seem like a regular category for Small Regular No Sugar!, but herein we’re calling attention to a new Business Member of DDIFO and the business opportunities that Little Caesars Pizza may offer you. The company advises us that single or multi-unit opportunities are available now in a host of different regions including…

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Analytix Solutions: Managing Challenges Faced by Multi-Unit Franchisees

Especially in these challenging times, the accounting and reporting challenges that franchise owners – especially multi-store franchise owners – experience can be legion. In response, Analytix has developed a specific Dunkin’ portal that addresses 5-8 of the primary pain points and this presentation will take you that process in detail so that you will have…

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Winning Webinar Wednesdays

We continue to work with our business members to provide Dunkin’ franchisees with valuable opportunities to learn through our Webinar Wednesday series and we’re happy to report that we’ve got another three informative webinars upcoming. First off is “Managing Challenges Faced by Multi-Store Franchisees”, being presented next Wednesday featuring  Analytix Solutions CEO Satish Patel and…

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Multi-Unit Franchise Conference Scheduled

The 2020 Multi-Unit Franchise Conference will be held on April 14 -17, 2020 at the new Caesar’s Forum conference facility in Las Vegas. Registration is now open with a special discount available to DDIFO members. The regular registration rate for franchisees is $895 for the full conference, however the early bird rate through January 31st…

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Multi-Unit Franchise Conference Scheduled

The 2020 Multi-Unit Franchise Conference will be held on April 14 -17, 2020 at the new Caesar’s Forum conference facility in Las Vegas. Registration is now open with a special discount available to DDIFO members. The regular registration rate for franchisees is $895 for the full conference, however the early bird rate through January 31st…

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Considering Multi-Brand Franchising?

Jesse Keyser, of St. Louis, Missouri, purchased his first franchise unit, Little Ceasars, in 2005, and soon expanded to five restaurants in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois. Fueled by that success, Keyser began looking into other brands, and purchased Valpak in 2008, which provided an unexpected source of insight. “Working with Valpak, I did extensive…

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Independent Joe #54 February/March 2019

It’s no secret that the retail landscape is changing. Brick and mortar stores are popping up all over the place, but not necessarily in the ways they once did. Gone are the days when you’d cozy up to the counter at a Dunkin’ Donuts for a cup of hot coffee served in a cup on…

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Why DD Perks is a Top Loyalty Program

A recent article in the restaurant news site Eater referred to data as “the new gold,” pointing out that “consumers should know that in 2018, basically every restaurant and business is trying to collect personal data — some are just more up front about it than others.” Speaking at the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference in Dallas…

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