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Don't Get Caught on the Wrong Side of This Odd Franchising Phenomenon

Parallax: the apparent displacement or the difference in apparent direction of an object as seen from two different points not on a straight line with the object. Paradox: one (such as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities. Merriam Webster Dictionary The Franchise Parallax Paradox One of the most interesting things about franchising is an odd phenomenon I'll call the "franchise parallax paradox." The same franchise is often simultaneously seen as a great business opportunity to some observers, while others have the exact opposite opinion....

09-02-2022 / by Alicia Miller
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Encinal Brands™ Pays Tribute to Franchisees on National Franchise Appreciation Day

Franchisees propel The Buffalo Spot and Blue Burro to rapid expansion throughout California and the Southwest GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With National Franchise Appreciation Day celebrated on Saturday, September 3, Encinal Brands LLC is saluting all of its franchisees and owners who have helped the quick-service restaurant group become one of the fastest-growing brands in California and the Southwest. CEO and founder Ivan Flores said guidance and support for franchisees has resulted in the launch of new locations throughout California as well as Arizona, Nevada, and Texas, with an additional 150 restaurants planned nationwide in the next five years....

09-02-2022 / by PR Newswire
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Saxton and Stump's Thomas J. Kent, Jr., and Amanda Dempsey Recognize Franchise Clients on Nationa...

Attorneys counsel franchisors and franchisees on all aspects of owning and operating franchise businessesMALVERN, Pa., Sept. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- According to National Today, there are more than 1,500 franchises operating in the United States. Over the years, franchise attorneys Thomas J. Kent, Jr., and Amanda Dempsey, members of the Saxton & Stump Franchising, Licensing, and Distribution Group, have assisted numerous franchise brands with all aspects of owning and operating franchise businesses, including preparation and enforcement of franchise agreements, federal and state regulatory compliance, employment law issues, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property protection....

09-02-2022 / by Saxton
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How to Find a Good Franchise Lawyer

During the franchise investigative process, prospective buyers in the advanced stages will be provided with some very important paperwork. First and foremost is the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Regulated by the FTC's Franchise Rule, it consists of 23 different sections (Items) that cover every aspect of the brand's proposition for franchisees. When the times comes to make an informed decision about purchasing a franchise, both parties will be bound by the franchise agreement. A frequent caveat in the franchising industry is for entrepreneurs to do the requisite amount of due diligence during their investigation of concepts....

09-02-2022 / by Jeff Cheatham
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Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Mirage, reveal on September 10

Interested in learning what's next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Ubisoft announced today that Assassin's Creed Mirage is the next entry in the series, revealing the above image on Twitter. This came after the publisher accidentally leaked the title earlier in the day. The art shows a character in an Middle Eastern setting, seemingly similar to the original Assassin's Creed. Ubisoft will reveal details about Mirage on September 10 at 12 p....

09-01-2022 / by Mike Minotti