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Ferenz Feher and the Social Values of Franchising

Ferenz Feher has been in franchising for more than 25 years and there is still much work to be done. In a long-ranging discussion with Franchising World, Feher discusses his values as an entrepreneur, the difference between social franchising and philanthropy, the rise of franchising in Mexico and the effects of immigration politics in the United States.
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Q&A With the Authors of Franchise Management For Dummies

When Michael Seid, CFE, and Joyce Mazero asked me to write the Foreword for Franchise Management For Dummies, I jumped at the opportunity. Released in May, the book is a follow up to Franchising For Dummies, which Michael Seid co-authored with the late Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s.
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Franchisee’s Journey Leads to Culinary Innovation

Meet Stefan Pickerel — franchisee, chef, spice blender and now the corporate chef for the Spice & Tea Exchange. Stefan’s journey holds some important lessons for franchisees and franchisors across the industry.
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