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December People & News

A summary of all the position announcements, franchise news and franchising gives back stories for December 2019.
People, News & Events

Diversity is Essential for Franchise Growth

Contrary to what we often see and hear in society today, the inclusion of more people around the table, additional voices in the room, and shared experiences and life lessons are absolutely critical to any business organization’s growth, specifically in franchising.  Like the organic vegetables planted and harvested around the country, we grow as people, as companies and as leaders when our eyes, ears, minds and arms are open to all people.
People, News & Events

Five Tips to Maximize PPP Loan Forgiveness 

On June 5, 2020 President Trump signed into law several critical fixes to the forgiveness terms of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), providing much needed relief for small business borrowers.
Finance