Avoiding Accidental Franchise Pitfalls
Most people think they know a “franchise” when they see one—McDonald’s, Subway, 7-Eleven, Anytime Fitness, to name a few. However, there are some franchise relationships that are not so obvious. Many business relationships, including those in manufacturing and distribution, could easily become “accidental” franchises if companies are not careful.
'Silicon Valley of The Midwest' Wins
The president of the Americas for Emarsys says Indianapolis beat out technology heavyweights Austin and San Francisco to land the cloud marketing company's North American headquarters. Sean Brady, a former vice president at Indianapolis-based ExactTarget, says the choice came down to...