The Minimum Wage Impact

We talk quite a bit about the minimum wage and what the impact is of mandating regular increases to the minimum. Well, a study that Harri, the workplace management software company that works closely with restaurants, released a week or so ago underscores the direct impact. Of the 173 restaurants surveyed, 71 percent planned to…

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Miscellaneous

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last week reported that the economy is still chugging along with 196,999 jobs added in March, a six-fold increase over the revised figure of 33,000 jobs created in February. Some economists read the dismal February numbers as an indication the economy was slowing, but the bounce back in…

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Miscellaneous

Thanks to a gift of $1.5 million from franchise businessman Ray Titus, Palm Beach Atlantic University will now offer a Franchising Program at the Titus Franchising Center on its Florida campus. Titus is the founder of Florida-based United Franchise Group, with over 1400 units across 80 countries. The program will include academic courses relating to…

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