Featured News

maine medical center

Dunkin’ Donuts Supports Education Program for Hospitalized Children

Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital gets endowment Mike Reagan of WMTW Channel 8 reports that the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital is getting some perks from Dunkin’ Donuts. Maine franchise owners are giving the hospital a $250,000 endowment over five years for its hospital-based teacher program. The program inside the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical […]


Friendly’s franchisee files for bankruptcy

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that J & B Restaurant Partners, a Friendly’s franchisee based in Long Island, N.Y., closed a third of its 36 locations and filed for bankruptcy protection this month amid steeply declining sales and financial losses. The move marks the second major closure of Friendly’s locations in recent months. In November, a […]


Can Wendy’s Rein In Delinquent Franchises?

Rich Duprey of The Motley Fool reports that the third largest fast-food chain Wendy’s (NASDAQ: WEN  ) wants to strip one of its biggest restaurant operators of its franchise agreement for failing to upgrade its restaurants and install a point-of-sale system. While it could result in the franchisee being forced to close or sell its restaurants, it also brings […]

Jim Coen

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 […]

Latest Sponsors

AdviCoach logo

AdviCoach – Business Advisors Making Your Success A Reality

AdviCoach provides a full spectrum of business advising and coaching. This spans a range from strategic planning to an exit strategy. We also provide executive coaching and leadership coaching. As an AdviCoach franchise owner we have access to an international network of coaches and professional advisers with tremendous expertise in many different fields. Remember, every […]

MFOA sponsor Logo_edited

Local Cartridge World Franchise Owner Benefits From PowerPay Relationship

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 […]

eaton edited

Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law

Founded in 1939, Eaton Peabody is a community-based law firm with more than 45 attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. The firm offers broad legal expertise through a variety of focused practice groups led by some of Maine’s leading attorneys. Contact Information:  Judy Metcalf, Esq., […]


Cartridge World

Cartridge World is the world’s largest dedicated specialty retailer of ink and toner printer cartridges. We are committed to providing great value, top quality refilled and re-manufactured printer cartridges that are backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Thousands of people around the world have now discovered Cartridge World and are pleased with the quality along with […]

Sponsor Directory