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July 25, 2019 | Tips and Tools

Virtual Kitchens Pop Up to Satisfy Food Delivery Demand

Keeping up with food delivery orders is a growing problem for franchised restaurants. Virtual kitchens are one solution that some brands are testing.

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July 23, 2019 | Tips and Tools

Legal Considerations for Franchisors Expanding into Inner-City Markets

With suburban markets growing increasingly saturated, some franchisors have started exploring new opportunities for growth in inner-city markets.   Cheng Cohen…

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December 07, 2018 | Tips and Tools

Is Your Business Ready for FASB’s Revenue-Recognition Standards?

Privately held franchisors must begin adopting the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new revenue-recognition standards in their 2019 reporting period. In this post we review FASB’s latest guidance to help you prepare.

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March 24, 2018 | Tips and Tools

ADA-Compliant Websites: Why are Franchisors Being Sued?

In recent years, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against companies, including franchisors, alleging that their websites do not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  We provide short answers to common questions these lawsuits raise.

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October 23, 2017 | Tips and Tools

Are Your Franchisees Prepared for Disaster?

Disaster could strike at any moment. What measures should a franchised business take to prepare? We explore one important aspect of a disaster readiness plan—insurance — and three critical steps a franchisor should take to verify that its franchisees have proper insurance in place.

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August 24, 2017 | Tips and Tools

10 Tips to Prepare Your Franchised Brand for Sale

The latest Cheng Cohen Alert offers 10 key tips to companies considering a sale of their brand.

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August 10, 2017 | Tips and Tools

Considerations for Email Domains

The latest Cheng Cohen Alert outlines some key points that franchisors should consider regarding email domains.

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February 23, 2017 | Tips and Tools

The Consumer Review Fairness Act: Protecting the Right to Yelp

Read the latest Cheng Cohen Alert about the changes to the Consumer Review Fairness Act.

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February 17, 2017 | Tips and Tools

SBA Modifies its Franchise Review Process

Read the latest Cheng Cohen Alert to learn more about the SBA’s changes to the franchise review process.

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