The Simpsons on Franchising

“Welcome to the Dynamic World of Mobile Pretzel Retailing!” By: Justin M. Klein and Scott D. Salmon – Marks & Klein, LLP The “Simpsons Already Did It,” an episode of Comedy Central’s South Park, proclaimed that everything conceivable has already been explored in-depth by the epic animated series The Simpsons, now in its twenty-seventh season. …

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Cornerstones of an Estate Plan: The 4 Estate Planning Documents Every Adult Needs

November 17, 2014 | By: Kristen R. DeNoia  The phrase “estate planning” may bring to mind thoughts of wealth, tax shelters, and death. However, estate planning is much more than that. While it addresses issues arising after your death, it also addresses issues arising in the event of disability. Estate planning is necessary for all …

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Is Buying a Franchise Riskier Than Ever? Critics Say It’s Harder to Know What You’re Getting Into—and Easier to Fail Once You’re In

By Sarah Needleman August 25, 2014                 Martin Pollack, Two Men and a Truck | “Had we not done the due diligence we did, I would’ve lost my entire life savings.” Daniel Conlin Franchising has never been a more popular option—or, perhaps, a bigger risk. Over the past …

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7-Eleven Franchisees Allowed to Proceed With FLSA Suit

New Jersey Law Journal Charles Toutant August 6, 2014 Citing 7-Eleven’s pervasive control of its franchisees’ operations, a Camden, N.J., federal judge denied a motion by the convenience store chain to dismiss franchisees’ claims that they are employees of the company and have been denied compensation and overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor …

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Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination

JULY 24, 2014 KATE TAYLOR ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Staff Writer The world’s largest convenience-store franchisor is facing a Big Gulp-sized lawsuit from within. A group of 7-Eleven franchisees in California filed a lawsuit in federal court on July 11 claiming the company violated their rights as franchisees and individuals under federal and state laws. They argue …

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7-Eleven Whistleblower Alleges Predatory Practices, Franchise Churning & Personal Vendettas

Blue MauMau “The Franchise Owner’s Most Trusted News Source” Posted Wed, 2014-05-07 19:10 by Sean Kelly Former 7-Eleven Corporate Investigations Supervisor Kurt McCord has dropped a bombshell in the lawsuit of 7-Eleven, Inc. v. Karamjeet Sodhi, et. al. McCord, an experienced loss prevention specialist who worked for 7-Eleven, Inc. for 7 months in 2013, has …

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