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Congratulations to Our Total Quality Franchising Award Winners and Honorees

September 17th, 2019

by: AAFD

in: Featured,The Franchisee Voice

Last night, we were proud to host the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards at the Sheraton Mesa at Wriggly Ville West in Mesa, Arizona. The event featured dapper suits, beautiful dresses, lovely music, and even a live song or two! More importantly, the TQF Awards allowed us to honor deserving leaders in the franchising industry.   We would like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate with us last night and to congratulate our winners and honorees:   AAFD Lifetime Achievement Award Hon... Read More »

Griswold Home Care Named AAFD’s 2019 “Franchisor of the Year”

September 11th, 2019

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Press Releases,The Franchisee Voice

 Home Care Company Earns AAFD’s Esteemed Recognition Again   Plymouth Meeting, PA – September 11, 2019 – Griswold Home Care, a national provider of nonmedical home care services, has been recognized as the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers’ (AAFD) 2019 Franchisor of the Year. The home care organization received this award for its continued dedication to building strong and supportive relationships with its franchisees.   The “Franchisor of the Year” is awarded annually to an ... Read More »

Congratulations to Our Total Quality Franchising Award Winners and Honorees

September 17th, 2019

by: AAFD

Last night, we were proud to host the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards at the Sheraton Mesa at Wriggly Ville West in Mesa, Arizona. The event featured dapper suits, bea... Read More »

Griswold Home Care Named AAFD’s 2019 “Franchisor of the Year”

September 11th, 2019

by: AAFD

 Home Care Company Earns AAFD’s Esteemed Recognition Again   Plymouth Meeting, PA – September 11, 2019 – Griswold Home Care, a national provider of nonmedical home care ser... Read More »

From the Archives: Are ‘Zors from Mars and ‘Zees from Venus?

August 21st, 2019

by: David Omholt

Top Ten Mistakes Franchisees and Franchisors Make During the Vetting Process Forward from the AAFD: Dave wrote this article for us many years ago, but the advice he offers st... Read More »

New Franchise Loan Transparency Bill Introduced in the US Senate

August 2nd, 2019

by: AAFD

AAFD Members Urged to Call Your Representatives in Support As our friend, Keith Miller, principal of Franchise Advocacy Consulting, likes to say, there are far more franchise... 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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How Is Your Franchisor Using Your Marketing Fund?

by: AAFD

Most franchisees are required to pay into an advertising marketing fund, which the franchisor controls. What is your franchisor doing with all that money, and is it directly b... Read More »

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 »

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