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AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!

May 21st, 2019

by: AAFD

in: Featured,The Franchisee Voice

Dear AAFD Members and Friends:  Re: AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!  For the past quarter century our chapter leaders and members have begged for help controlling health insurance costs. Indeed, the NUMBER ONE MEMBER REQUEST after protecting franchisee rights has been to find an affordable health insurance solution. You told us that an affordable health care option would independently justify AAFD annual dues and would be a major attraction for chapter member recruitme... Read More »

If You Only Go to One Conference This Year…

May 15th, 2019

by: AAFD

in: conference,Featured,Member Alerts

Your time is valuable and so is your money. You can’t afford to give away either by going to every industry conference. If you only go to one conference this year, make it the AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Conference taking place in the greater Phoenix area of Arizona, Sept. 15 – 18, 2019 Why? Simple – our goal is nothing short of changing franchising for the better. No other conference will be quite like ours. Our theme is, “Protecting Your Franchise Equity,” and attendees will ha... Read More »

Why Your Franchisor May Not Provide the Supplier Benefits You Expect

July 18th, 2019

by: Gary Tucker, Esq.

Many potential franchisees become trusting of their chosen franchisor and go further to make the mistake of believing that their agreement and supply chain is, and must be, a ... Read More »

NYT Article Highlights Subway Franchisor Abuse

July 16th, 2019

by: Jessica Bennett

The New York Times recently released a scathing article that shines the light on systematic franchisor abuse at the world’s largest fast-food company, Subway. Development Age... Read More »

Give Your Franchisee Association a Voice – Attend the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit

July 10th, 2019

by: Jessica Bennett

For over 50 years, franchisors have continually tilted the playing field in their favor, successfully eroding franchisee rights and equity. In response, the collective voice o... Read More »

How to Protect Your Franchisee Equity

June 27th, 2019

by: K. Miller Bob & Paul Wichman

The theme of the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit is “Protecting Your Franchise Equity,” but we very well might have called it “Reclaiming Your Equity.” Truly, the impor... Read More »

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If You Only Go to One Conference This Year…

May 15th, 2019

by: AAFD

Your time is valuable and so is your money. You can’t afford to give away either by going to every i... Read More »

Join Us for a Night at the Ballpark During the AAFD Leadership Summit

May 7th, 2019

by: AAFD

One of the biggest benefits of attending an event like the AAFD Leadership Summit and Annual Confere... Read More »

SAVE THE DATE – AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit Dates Announced for 2019

February 25th, 2019

by: AAFD

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2019 AAFD FRANCHISEE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “PROTECTING YOUR... Read More »

So You Want to Sell Your Franchise…

July 28th, 2016

by: AAFD

Is it time to retire and go live on a yacht in the Mediterranean just like you’ve always dreamed? Th... Read More »

Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

May 19th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Not every woman wants to “Lean In” and climb the corporate ladder (with all the long nights and drai... Read More »

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The AAFD Welcomes New Supporting Member, Franchise Background Checks!

May 30th, 2019

The AAFD is excited to welcome our newest supplier, Franchise Background Checks.   Franchise Background Checks has been in business for over 20 years, providing franchisees... Read More »

Introducing SecrtSOS – We didn’t mean to keep it Secret!

May 14th, 2019

The AAFD is proud to welcome our recent Silver Sponsor supplier member, SecrtSOS, (pronounced: “Secret Sauce”), a company that specializes in business development and educat... Read More »

Congratulations to Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments for Landing on 2019 “Forty Under 40” List

May 1st, 2019

Here at the AAFD, we only seek out the best suppliers for our Branded Partner program so we can offer our members truly excellent services and unbeatable deals. One of our mos... Read More »

The Best Postcards: Welcomed as the AAFD’s Newest Branded Partner

April 16th, 2019

The AAFD is exited to announce our newest Branded Partner, The Best Postcards, which will be powering our new and improved AAFD Printing & Direct Mail program. ... Read More »

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Why Your Franchisor May Not Provide the Supplier Benefits You Expect

by: Gary Tucker, Esq.

Many potential franchisees become trusting of their chosen franchisor and go further to make the mistake of believing that their agreement and supply chain is, and must be, a ... Read More »

New Supreme Court Decision Could Make It More Difficult for Franchisors to Negotiate with Franchisees During Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

by: Jeffery Haff

Franchisors have used Chapter 11 bankruptcy to both restructure their debts and to demand concessions from franchisees. A new Supreme Court decision could take away, or at lea... Read More »

Idealistic Dreamer to Burned-Out Business Owner? Avoid that Fate with the Super-Secret Magic Formula to Finding More Time

by: April Porter

This story isn’t new. A big dreamer becomes dissatisfied with the corporate life – the strict schedule, limited vacation time, ceiling on earnings, few opportunities to be cre... Read More »

Chosen Payments Tips, Where Fees Go

by: Jim Luff

Many merchants falsely believe all of the fees they pay go to their credit card processor. If that was the case there would probably be a lot more credit card processors out t... Read More »

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