Christine Johnson, General Counsel, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. (DBRI)

Christine Johnson, General Counsel of the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchise company, coordinates and orchestrates litigation against Dickey’s franchise owners.  She

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Ziva Branstetter & Hypocrisy at The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)

Ziva Branstetter has been named Senior Editor of Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting.  The celebrated Branstetter is also

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FRANCHISE BUSINESS REVIEW Promotes Illegal Earnings Claims Disavowed by Client

Franchise buyers should be wary of relying on representations made by “research firm” Franchise Business Review, our research indicates.  FBR

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FRANCHISE BUSINESS REVIEW: Justify or Retract Your Bogus Franchise Award

Unhappy franchise owners claim that Eric Stites, Michelle Rowan and Franchise Business Review are misrepresenting their satisfaction and are knowingly

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UnhappyFranchisee.com Responds to Eric Stites, Franchise Business Review’s Legal Threat

Founded by Eric Stites, Franchise Business Review claims to be the leading “market research firm” that provides accurate, objective data

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FRANCHISE BUSINESS REVIEW, Eric Stites Threaten Defamation Suit Against UnhappyFranchisee.Com

Franchise Business Review claims that it “brings transparency to the franchise industry” by interviewing thousands of franchise owners and publishing

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Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. Threatening to Sue U.S. Army Veteran

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. is allegedly threatening to sue a U.S. Army Veteran for not being able to afford to

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DICKEY’S Liquidated Damages Clause Ruled Impermissable

Dickey’s franchise owners complain of being threatened by their franchisor with lawsuits of devastating proportions if they close their locations. 

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SNAP-ON Took Our Successful Franchise Owners Claim

Snap-on franchise owner King Regian did what they some said wasn’t possible: he generated more than $1,000,000 in yearly tool

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MAACO Cease and Desist Letter to UnhappyFranchisee.Com

MAACO Franchising Inc. sent this Cease & Desist Letter to UnhappyFranchisee.Com. Read the Unhappy Franchisee reply here:  Uh Oh!  Bullied

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