Franchise Fraud Complaint Submitted to International Franchise Association (IFA)

A co-chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), several members of the IFA Supplier forum, and 23 franchise companies are

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FASTSIGNS Catherine Monson’s Ethics Controversy

Catherine Monson, FASTSIGNS CEO & 2nd Co-Chair of the International Franchise Association, seems to be everywhere – receiving countless awards

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Are Franchise Business Review Winners Violating the FTC Act?

Hundreds of franchise companies attempt to assure franchise buyers that their franchise opportunity is a safe investment by prominently communicating

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FRANCHISE BUSINESS REVIEW Pay-For-Praise

Franchise Business Review (FBR) claims that it is a legitimate research firm that provides prospective franchise owners with critical, objective

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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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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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UnhappyFranchisee.com featured on NPR’s Franchising: Behind the Burgers

UnhappyFranchisee.Com publisher Sean Kelly participated in a National Public Radio broadcast on franchising on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Here’s the

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CFA: Maine Franchisees & Franchise Owners Rally Tomorrow

The Maine Franchise Owners Association (MFOA), a member of the coalition of Franchisee Associations,  is inviting franchisees to show their

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CFA: New Hampshire Fair Franchising Hearing Scheduled for Next Week!

Fair Franchising Advocates, hear this! According to the Coalition of Franchisee Associations, the proposed New Hampshire fair franchising legislation will

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