Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Café Expands Beverage Menu

Between Rounds, a unique bakery sandwich café and bagel shop with locations throughout Connecticut recently announced the addition of Fresh Brewed Iced Teas to their product line to meet growing consumer demand. Between Rounds’ tea offerings, which include regular, decaf and herbal hot teas along with both hot and iced Chai tea, has been expanded […]

Franchise Operations Performance Summit (OPS), the only franchise executive conference dedicated to operations performance excellence, announced for May 2-3 in Boston.

WOBURN and BOSTON, MA… For centuries, Boston has knack for drawing the best and brightest minds. Take for example, the City’s universities and medical institutions. On May 2-3, some of the best and brightest minds in the area of franchise operations will convene in at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay for the […]

Ingage Consulting’s Evan Hackel selected for New England Franchise Owners (NEFA) board of directors

FRAMINGHAM, MA AND WOBURN, MA…The New England Franchise Association (NEFA), the trade organization for franchisors and franchisees in the region, has announced its new board of directors. Among those chosen for the new board include Evan Hackel, founder of Ingage Consulting of Woburn, MA. “Having been a member of NEFA for several years, I’m thrilled […]

New Franchise Operations Performance Summit (OPS), the only franchise executive conference dedicated to operations performance excellence, announced for Dec. 4-5 in Atlanta, Georgia.

WOBURN, MA and ATLANTA, GEORGIA… The influence of new technologies like handheld devices and social media has had a staggering effect on business and, for that matter, our everyday lives for the better part of the last decade. Yet in the franchise industry, franchisors have been relatively slow in employing these technologies to improve operations, […]

FranConnect’s Keith Gerson joins roster of speaker for 2012 Franchise Operations Performance Summit (OPS), to be held July 18 & 19 in Denver, CO.

WOBURN, MA and DENVER, COLORADO… When franchisors and franchisees think of the Internet, it’s typically in terms of how to better serve customers and attract new ones. The new addition to Franchise OPS speaker roster, FranConnect President Keith Gerson, CFE, will address how new Web 2.0 technology can be used to transform how franchisors train […]

Franchise Growth Group announces investment with MD Tech Pro

Evan Hackel WOBURN, MA…  Franchise Growth Group (“FGG”), a provider of consulting services and capital to the franchise industry, recently announced an investment in MD Tech Pro. With regional offices across the U.S., MD Tech Pro specializes in all phases of IT pertaining to medical practices, including network and system management, EHR transition, EHR support, […]

Massachusetts’ Cravings Café Kicks Off Franchise Offering for those with Cravings to be their own Boss

Gain control of your future. Cravings Café, based in Kingston, MA, is taking its success to the next level by launching a franchise offering. After four years of success, Cravings Café is expanding in bite-sized chunks – regionally and nationally. South Shore Massachusetts residents will already attest to the winning culinary assortment, which includes paninis, […]

Negotiation Skills for the Franchised Business sponsored by New England Franchise Association on November 17 at the Newton Marriott, Newton, MA

NEWTON, MA… Stephen Frenkel, director of Negotiation Programs at Mediation Works, Inc. (MWI), recognized as an international expert, will outline “Negotiation Skills for the Franchised Business” at the upcoming meeting of the  New England Franchise Association on Tuesday, November 17 at the Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, at the intersections of Route 128 and the […]

AAFD partners with Mace Security to offer AAFD members discounted rate on state-of-the-art security products

SAN DIEGO, CA… The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) today announced a new partnership with Mace Security International, manufacturer of personal defense and electronic surveillance products marketed under the famous brand name, Mace®. Under this new agreement, the more than 50,000 franchised outlets owned by AAFD members have access to Mace’s broad security […]

A landmark on a long journey…Resort Maps hits 90- map milestone

WAITSFIELD, VERMONT… Part of any journey are those landmarks you pass along the way. Mile markers, in particular, tell the story in how far you’ve come and how far you have to go. Resort Maps, creator of customized travel maps, recently passed a mile marker of its own, publishing maps in 90 cities and towns […]