Find articles and information regarding navigating the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic here.

Assisted Living Locators Supports Veterans During COVID-19 Crisis


“Our veterans, no matter how much time they spend in uniform, devote some or all of their lives looking out for us. It’s time we help take care of them. Many are elderly and for medical reasons are unable to do things for themselves,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators CEO RN. 

Assisted Living Locators senior care advisors are strengthening and supporting the veteran’s community by offering free services, resources and guidance to help senior veterans and families find the best care solutions. Here are some of the inspiring ways they are giving back.

You Can Count on Marco’s Pizza – Franchisees Ignite Hyper-Local Giveback Efforts Amid the Pandemic


As franchise brands navigate the pandemic, brand culture increases in importance. Strong brand health depends on community involvement, which will continue to accelerate as we enter this new, post-COVID era. 

RNR Tire Express Car Giveaway to a Deserving Mother


For Mother’s Day 2020, RNR Tire Express in Tampa, Florida decided to go the extra mile to spread kindness and hope during these chaotic times. RNR Tire Express, the nation’s fastest-growing tire and custom wheel franchise, began accepting submissions for a contest to give away a brand-new car to a deserving mother.

Premium Service Brands Donates 200 Backpacks of Food to Local Families in Albemarle County Public School District Amid COVID-19


Through the home services franchisor’s charity Kids-Lift, franchisees across the network are encouraging their respective communities to give back through the non-profit to supply food to the families who need it most during these difficult times.

Kids-Lift, the nonprofit organization of Charlottesville’s Premium Ser

During Times of Economic Uncertainty, Brands Need to Take an Understanding Approach

Big Blue Swim School Chief Development Officer Scott Thompson encourages brands to focus on their mission, values and people amid COVID-19.

For most people, COVID-19 has had a major impact on how we interact with our families, how we work and how we think about the future.

Navigating COVID-19 Through the Lens of the Restaurant Industry

It’s no secret that the restaurant industry has been one of the most tremendously impacted industries by the pandemic. For the first time for many of us as restaurant owners, the fate of our businesses are not a result of our work or dedication to the restaurants we lead and love. This is a force greater than we could have imagined, and we are all doing our best to stay agile and adapt.

IFA Endorses Sen Steve Daines For Re-Election

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 26 – The International Franchise Association (IFA) today endorsed Sen. Steve Daines for reelection, naming the Montana Republican as a “Friend of Franchising.”

The endorsement – based on a review process evaluating factors including the candidate’s voting record, official actions, and public statements – are reflective of Daines’s efforts to promote business growth and employee development for America’s 733,000 franchise small businesses. Endorsements are not related to political party affiliation.