2017

The Washington Post – The dark side of your $5 Footlong: Business owners say it could bite them

By Caitlin Dewey December 28, 2017    Subway franchisee Keith Miller has signed onto a letter urging corporate leaders not to reinstate a promotion that cuts into his profits. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) A Subway sandwich is far more than the sum of its fillings, franchisee Keith Miller says.Those ingredients cost roughly $2. Then he pays labor. …

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Rep. Ellison Introduces Bills to Improve the Franchise System

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced two bills to strengthen the ability of franchisees to succeed as business owners. The Fair Franchise Act of 2017 (H.R. 470) and the Small Business Administration(SBA) Franchise Loan Transparency Act (H.R. 471) ensure franchisees receive accurate financial information prior to buying a business and sign agreements that enhance their …

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Blue MauMau – CFA Supports Florida Protection Bill for Franchisees, IFA Opposes

Posted Tue, 2017-02-07 18:44 by Don Sniegowski Two Florida state Republican legislators, Senator Jack Latvala (District 16) and Representative Jason Brodeur (District 28), unveiled a bill today that is aimed at protecting franchise owners. Called the Protect Florida Small Business Act, state Senate Bill 750 aims to protect Florida franchise owners from capricious closings of their franchised businesses without cause …

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SAINTPETERSBLOG – Keith Miller: Florida’s small businesses need protections in state law

 by Guest Author KEITH MILLER Two Orlando residents are out $8 million after a large, out-of-state corporation forced their local businesses to shut down. The local entrepreneurs were originally enticed by the corporation to open 10 Mexican-themed fast food restaurants in the Orlando area. The California-based corporation used unrealistic sales projections and profit margins to convince …

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Keith Miller and Ronald Gardner to Receive the AAFD Chairman’s Award at 2017 Total Quality Franchising Awards Banquet

Written by: AAFD APRIL, 2017: SAN DIEGO, CA — The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) will honor Keith Miller, Chairman of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), and nationally recognized attorney Ronald K. Gardner Jr. with the Total Quality Franchising Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Franchising Community. These awards will be presented …

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