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What Does A Collaborative Franchise Relationship Look Like?

What Does A Collaborative Franchise Relationship Look Like?

Jul 7, 2014

In my previous blog post, I talked about how franchisors are eager to advertise themselves as benevolent mentors to prospective franchisees. Their marketing materials often paint a picture wherein franchisors will work hand-in-hand with each franchisee toward mutual success. Unfortunately, over the past decades franchise agreements have become more and more...

California Fair Franchising Legislation SB 610 Advances. Key Committee Approves Sending the Bill to Full Vote in the CA Assembly

DATELINE: June 24, 2014, Sacramento CA. AAFD sponsored fair franchising legislation, California Senate Bill SB610, has been approved by the CA Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection and is now advancing to a vote before the full California Assembly. The Bill passed the California Senate last year. SB610, introduced by Senator...

California Fair Franchising Legislation SB-610 “In Play” AAFD’s Robert Purvin to Testify Before California Assembly Business and Professions Committee on June 24, 2014

Sacramento – June 23, 2014 — California Senate Bill SB-610, a piece of fair franchising legislation sponsored by the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), goes before the California Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection on Tuesday morning, June 24, 2014. AAFD Chairman Robert Purvin has been asked to testify...

A Home-Based Franchise Is Still A Business

A Home-Based Franchise Is Still A Business

May 12, 2014

Home based franchises are extremely appealing for a variety of reasons. They often allow for a flexible schedule, offer you the comfort of your own home as your office, and typically require a lower investment. These franchises may be a good choice for women or men who want to stay home with children, who need to take care of aging parents, have retired, or...

The Difference Between Franchise Consultants and Franchise Brokers

Choosing a franchise is one the biggest and often one of the most difficult decisions a prospective franchisee must make. The amount of franchise opportunities available is just huge (according to a 2010 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, over 900,000 franchises existed in 2010). It can be overwhelming to try and comb through all these different franchises to...

ServiceMaster® Franchisees Form AAFD Chapter

ServiceMaster Franchisee Owners’ Association To Provide Unified Voice SAN DIEGO, APRIL 2014 – In an effort to provide franchisees with a proactive voice, ServiceMaster® franchisees have formed a franchisee owners association as a chapter of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD). The association, known as the ServiceMaster Franchisee Owners’...

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