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Music school franchises making noise in Mass.

When Ed Jackowski was exploring business opportunities, he considered five or six franchises. But just one, as he put it, jumped off the page — a rock music school for kids. So Jackowski and childhood friend Tom Brunelle, a TV producer, invested in aSchool of Rock franchise. The two are scheduled to open their first school in Norwood next

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UFood Grill Highlights Franchise Growth Strategy

UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. is pleased to report its growth strategy for new franchise development is proceeding as anticipated with 8 UFood Grill locations currently open in Massachusetts, Texas, and Ohio. Additionally, the Company has teamed with various seasoned multi-unit food franchise operators who will expand the UFood Grill brand into markets at strategic locations

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Founders of chain b.good plan regional expansion

First conquer New England. Then the East Coast. And finally, the country. The founders of b.good, a Boston chain of nine farm-to-table burger and fry joints, are launching an ambitious campaign to spread their feel-good fast food in two weeks with the opening of the company’s first franchise store in Shrewsbury. “We set out wanting

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IFA Member, Goddard Systems Seeks Space for up to 30 New Preschools in Massachusetts

View original article here. Goddard Systems, the franchisor of the Goddard School network of preschool centers, is seeking to expand in Greater Boston and is scouting potential sites with a local commercial real estate brokerage. Joseph Schumacher, the company’s CEO, said the company plans to open about a dozen schools in Greater Boston in the next few

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Overview: Auto Dealer Laws v. Franchise Laws

View pdf here and infographic here. – The automobile dealership laws have traditionally been treated differently by legislatures because the nature of the automobile dealer industry is very different from the nature of franchises in general. In fact, many states have enacted auto dealership laws which do not apply at all to other types of franchise

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The Detrimental Impact Of The Iowa Franchise Act

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