Check out this important business news. In a move that must be freaking out International Franchise Association executives, Subway® has agreed (in writing) to focus on making sure its franchisees comply with current labor laws. Subway just voluntarily signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor Wage And Hour Division ensuring fair pay for its workers. From The U.S. Department of Labor website: "The agreement serves our two missions and codifies our shared interests.
Image: "Subway restaurant Pittsfield Township Michigan" by Dwight Burdette - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Commons.) Here are the latest franchise business links topping the franchise news cycle this month. My first exposure (I think) to the Subway® franchise chain was in the 1980's when my brother's friend, Greg, became the owner of one. I thought is was pretty cool back then and I watched Greg work really, really hard-which paid off because he was able to open a second franchise
A Subway® franchise has opened up in a closed community. A community that believes that one wife is just not enough for today's men. A FLDS Community.... The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located in Short Creek, Hildale, Utah. You know about them, right? About FLDS Well, just in case you don't know what the teachings of this Church are...I found them...just for you. "The FLDS Church teaches the doctrine of plural marriage,
Of course not. But, I got your attention. Keep reading. Michelle Obama And Subway® The First Lady joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and Subway® along with Subway® Famous Fans including Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin, and Justin Tuck at a local Washington, DC, Subway® franchise last week. The purpose of this highly-publicized event was to announce a three-year commitment by Subway® to support Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative. Let’s Move! promotes
That's right. Subway franchises in Asia are on fire. The largest franchise in the world has been steadily increasing it's presence in Asia, and it's finally starting to pay off. According to The Star.com - Malaysia, Subway's Asia business is now worth over $500 million with a 29% year-on-year revenue growth. Go here for Subway® contest information. 1600 Franchise Units Up And Running Subway® could be well on it's way of hitting a goal they put on the table in
1. How many inches are in a foot? 2. How many inches are in a 'footlong' sub sandwich? 3. How many inches are in a "Subway Footlong"® Sub sandwich in one New Jersey franchise? If your answer was "12 inches", you were only correct two out of three times. So much for being good at math. A New Food Franchise Lawsuit? Two dudes from New Jersey are suing Subway®, the largest franchisor in the world. The reason; they're saying that Subway® shorted them on their 'footlong'
So, you're thinking about becoming the owner of a food franchise... (Courtesy of Vincent Desjardins, Flickr) One reason you're thinking of becoming an owner is that you know that a sizable number of time-starved consumers frequent food-service establishments. (Because they don't have time to cook.) You also know that it's not a new trend. It's been happening for a long time. It's just that you feel that it's your turn to capitalize on it. How About A Subway®
(A warm and inviting interior) Several Subway® locations are involved in the test-marketing of a new-and very classy-looking, franchise concept. Named, the Subway® Cafe, this fast food restaurant concept looks pretty nice. The Subway® brand is a powerful one. And, while I don't always agree on it's almost always being ranked as a top franchise in the numerous franchise ranking articles that can be easily found in several print and
WOW! That's right; Doctor's Associates has finally beaten Mac & Don's Rainbow Room by 1,012 franchise units! Really, Joel?Thanks a lot for being absolutely clear on which two franchises you're talking about... 1. I'm talking about Subway, which goes by the name of Doctors Associates Inc. 2. Mac & Don's Rainbow Room is what my comedic friend, Eric Nussbaum, calls McDonald's. Before you read the hot Subway franchise news of the week, it's only fair
Subway sandwiches, Duloch Centre, Dunfermline for NT1286 I'm often asked the "How much can I make as the owner of a Subway® franchise?" question an awful lot. Questions about Subway franchise profit are common. The reason: It's so darn easy for people to visualize themselves owning a Subway® franchise...there are so many of them! (And, they're usually busy.) It never fails. Whenever I tell someone that I'm involved in franchising, one or more of the following questions are asked of