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Rebuttal: Franchisor Blunders? Not in This Case

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 22:40:27 +0000

After posting the OpEd yesterday, Franchisor Blunders, No Wonder Buyers Don't Read FDDs, PR consultant Lorne Fisher, representing law firm Cheng Cohen and franchisor Smashburger, contacted Blue MauMau reporter Janet Sparks to say the column was factually incorrect.

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Briefly Hacked, Quickly Eradicated

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:32:50 +0000

At the start of this work week Blue MauMau was briefly hacked by a spambot lodged in third-party service software. It tried to use our server to inject spam out to the world. That sparked Google to mark our site for a few hours on Monday with the message, "The website ahead contains malware!"

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Franchisor Tail Wagging the Franchisees

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:06:25 +0000

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The End is Here, 2012

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 09:17:01 +0000

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Buyer Beware

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 07:59:17 +0000

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U.S. Economic Indicators

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:23:49 +0000

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What Do You Want to Know about 2011?

Thu, 09 Dec 2010 16:48:46 +0000

What information can a trade journal like Blue MauMau provide you so that you can be informed in planning for 2011?

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Article Comments Given Own Page

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 21:26:30 +0000

Blue MauMau has just finished a minor adjustment of article comments. Where once comments were posted under an article, they are now posted on their own page that is associated with the article.

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Alas I knew him well

Sun, 09 May 2010 01:27:32 +0000

The fishy one is sad today. For this was my brother Yorick, hatched of a thousand siblings.

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Wendy’s parent interested in Krispy Kreme?

Tue, 24 Nov 2009 15:39:20 +0000

Where Krispy was weak in its abilitity to tap into franchisees and their operating know-how, Arby's is strong.

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Big Things at Dunkin' Franchisee Conference

Thu, 24 Sep 2009 03:58:49 +0000

WORCESTER, Mass. - Dunkin' Donuts franchise owners wound up their twentieth conference late Tuesday afternoon. They have gathered each year to protect their interests. This year there is some big news.

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Major Upgrade to Blue MauMau

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 14:42:28 +0000

LEXINGTON - Blue MauMau has just performed a major upgrade to its daily news and community website. Besides the new look, the site has been upgraded to offer a more user friendly interface to find content, faster speeds and a number of member social networking functions.

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Former Administrator Talks About Red Flags of Franchise Fraud

Sat, 27 Jun 2009 14:31:07 +0000

Editor’s note: Attorney Bob Tingler, the former Franchise Bureau Chief with the Illinois Attorney General's office, has posted a couple of comments in response to a Blue MauMau article that described banks receiving bogus financial earning expectations from franchisors, while the actual key franchisee investors (the buyers) are being left in the dark.

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