When last we left the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, in mid-August, he had written a widely publicized e-mail lamenting the poisonous state of our nation’s politics, according to an article by the New York Times.
GE Capital’s Franchise Finance completed a $13.9 million transaction with Wings Across America LLC, a Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee. The funding includes a new unit development line of credit amounting to $4,500,000 and a refinance term loan of $9,40
Following more than 200 visits with bipartisan members of Congress during the International Franchise Association’s 12th Annual Public Affairs Conference this week, IFA applauded Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Reps. Charles Boustany (R-La.), Pat Ti
For the franchise industry, access to capital continues to be the number one challenge facing our ability to grow and create jobs. While the franchise industry is forecast to grow 2.5 percent in terms of jobs and new establishments in 2011, a host of