VetFran or VetSham? Why Good Franchisors Should Leave VetFran

Of all the sellers of fake credibility and unearned accolades to franchisors, the IFA’s VetFran program is perhaps the most

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Franchise Ownership? There’s No Such Thing

“Franchise Ownership? There’s No Such Thing.”  Veteran franchisee Jim Lager dispels the myth that franchisees are business owners. They own

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Jim Lager: Why Smart Franchisees Fail

Jim Lager: Why Smart Franchisees Fail is a writing and publishing collaboration between successful former franchisee Jim Lager and IdeaFarm

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As Pressure Mounts, Franchisee Associations Push Back

At Marks & Klein in Red Bank, NJ, some attorneys are pushing back against fee increases on behalf of a

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ZOMBIE FRANCHISEES: Can We Save Them?

ZOMBIE FRANCHISEES:  Can We Save Them? Franchise attorney Peter Lagarias describes the plight of a growing number of franchise owners. 

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DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT: Will Dickey’s Survive COVID-19 Coronavirus?

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and its leader Roland Dickey Jr. are in panic mode, according to leaks from company insiders.  It’s

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FRANCHISE WARNING: Sometimes Spouse, Christy Ogle

Unhappy Franchisee has issued a franchise & business opportunity warning for Waco and other Texas communities.  Waco, TX based Sometimes

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SOMETIMES SPOUSE Christy Ogle Max Ogle Bankruptcy Filing

SOMETIMES SPOUSE: Christy Ogle, Max Ogle Bankruptcy Filing (Free Download).  Christy Ogle claims Sometimes Spouse isn’t a franchise, yet she

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Dickey’s Barbecue Franchise Woes Reach U.S. Senate

Unhappy Franchisee has been publishing the warnings and pleas for help from Dickey’s franchise owners since 2014.  Franchisor DBRI has

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