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Gov. Jerry Brown discusses a bill while meeting with advisers at his Capitol office on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Brown has until midnight Sept. 30 to sign or veto hundreds of bills that were approved in the final weeks of the legislative session. At left is advisor Nancy McFadden. RICH PEDRONCELLI — AP

Gov. Brown vetoes bill to protect franchisees

Patrick McGreevy of the Los Angeles Times reports that Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation to protect small-franchise owners against fast-food giants and convenience store chains, saying he needs more proof there is a problem before considering changes that would “significantly impact California’s vast franchise industry.” The measure by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) would have [...]

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RadioShack Loses CFO as It Grapples with Solvency – What about the Franchisees?

Don Sneigowski at BlueMauMau reorts that troubled RadioShack Corporation announced on Monday that its new chief financial officer John Feray had left the firm on Friday for “personal reasons” and that Holly F. Etlin would replace him. Feray had only been with the 4,485 store chain since February. He leaves amidst a frenzy of activity [...]

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Help SB610 become law in California!

On August 21st, the California state senate voted 23 – 9 in favor of SB 610, a bill that strengthens franchisor good faith relations with franchisees. In order the turn this important piece of legislation into law, it is crucial that all franchisees express their support of the bill and ask the Governor to allow [...]

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MFOA Lobster Bake in Support of Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, ME

Join Us For a Maine Lobster Bake Maine Franchise Owners Association Lobster Bake in Support of Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, ME Come enjoy the party in support of one of our non-profit members. Friday, October 17th 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Maine Franchise Owners Association Lobster Bake in Support of Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, ME. Camp Ketcha [...]

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Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for About $11 Billion

  Bloomberg reports that Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW) agreed to acquire Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) for about C$12.5 billion ($11.4 billion) in a deal that creates the third-largest fast-food company and moves its headquarters to Canada. Tim Hortons investors will receive C$65.50 in cash and 0.8025 a share of the combined entity for each [...]

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