DAVID RUTKAUSKAS Was NEVER E-Cig Franchise’s CEO, Says Franchisor [UPDATED]

In December, 2013 we reported that David Rutkauskas, CEO of Beautiful Brands International (BBI), announced (via LinkedIn) that he has

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CAMILLE’S SIDEWALK CAFÉ Franchise Closes

The Camille’s Sidewalk Café franchise in Greenville, South Carolina has closed. Our condolences go out to Camille’s Sidewalk Café franchise

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BBI’s FRESHBERRY Website Suspended for Non-payment

Beautiful Brands’ Freshberry website apparently suspended for non-payment on one of the busiest frozen yogurt weeks of the year. It’s

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How Franchisors Should – And Shouldn’t – Respond to Internet Criticism

How Franchisors Should – And Shouldn’t – Respond to Internet Criticism by Sean Kelly, UnhappyFranchisee.Com No company offering franchise opportunities

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JONATHAN FORTMAN: Corporate Bullying Part 3

Attorney Jonathan Fortman contributed this third part of a three-part series on the unsuccessful corporate bullying tactics of Beautiful Brands

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BEAUTIFUL BRANDS: Why Franchise Bullying Backfires

David Rutkauskas, CEO of Tulsa-based Beautiful Brands International (BBI), publicly unleashed a string of insults and expletives on me that

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JONATHAN FORTMAN: Standing Up to Corporate Bullies Part 1

Beautiful Brands, David Rutkauskas & his attorney Robert Sartin are using any means possible to try to keep critics from

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BEAUTIFUL BRANDS David Rutkauskas Admits to Franchise Failures

David Rutkauskas, Founder and CEO of Beautiful Brands International (BBI), admitted to his system’s franchise failures in a revealing interview

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DAVID RUTKAUSKAS Are His 500,000 Twitter Followers Fakes?

David Rutkauskas, founder & CEO of Beautiful Brands International (BBI), claims to have more than 500,000 Twitter following his tweets

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