VetFran or VetScam? Turnover Rates of IFA-Endorsed Vet-Friendly Franchises

Franchise industry investigative journalist Sean Kelly is doing a deep dive into the practices of groups that profess to guide

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SBA / SCORE: Attempt to Avoid Ethics Questions Raises More Questions

Our video “Can SCORE Advisors be Trusted?” prompted a very prompt & professional response from SCORE CEO Bridget Weston.  Instead

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SCORE DISCUSSION: “Can SCORE Advisors be Trusted?” Video Presentation

SCORE is a non-profit organization funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA).  SCORE provides FREE business advice and mentoring to

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Is an SBA SCORE Advisor Destroying This California Franchise Chain?

The franchisee association of a California sub sandwich chain alleges that SBA SCORE advisor and EECU board member Ali Nekumanesh

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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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NYC Davidovich Bagel Ejected From International Franchise Expo (IFE)

International Franchise Expo (IFE) officials and the New York Attorney General’s Office, led by Franchise Section Chief Joseph Punturo, acted

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UPDATED: IFE International Franchise Expo Ejects NYC Bagel Franchise Scam

UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect the quick and decisive action taken by the International Franchise Expo (IFE)

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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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