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Continuity. Coen becomes Board Member of the Maine Franchise Owners Association.

The staff, members and current board of MFOA welcome former Executive Director of the Maine Franchise Owners Association Jim Coen to the organization’s board of directors. The Maine Franchise Owners Association (MFOA) is an independent organization of Franchise Owners in the State of Maine. It is a multi-brand (franchise systems) and multi-industry (over 50 different […]


Making small-business owners’ concerns heard in the political process

Franchise owners are small business owners and they can have a big political impact, which is our experience in Maine. Franchise owners in Maine will continue to have the opportunity to educate their lawmakers, which we have learned do not know much about franchising, but we have shown them the  importance of franchisees in Maine, to invest and create […]

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Maine Franchise Owners Lobster Bake for Camp Ketcha Raises over $3000.00

The Maine Franchise Owners Association held a “Lobster Bake” fundraiser for Camp Ketcha on Friday October 17th. The event raised over $3,000 net dollars for Camp Ketcha. Camp Ketcha is a year-round non-profit organization serving the southern Maine community with programs in child development, family enrichment and summer day camping. Camp Ketcha has 107 acres […]

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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Cartridge World is the world’s largest dedicated specialty retailer of ink and toner printer cartridges. According to their website, http://cartridgeworld.com, they are “committed to providing great value, top quality refilled and remanufactured printer cartridges that are backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee.” There are 1,400 Cartridge World stores in over 50 countries, 600 alone in North […]

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