Are You An Accidental Franchisee?

Think “Franchise”, and some of the major restaurant and retail chain logos likely spring to mind.  While this is correct, the types of businesses that qualify as a franchise extend far beyond what you might imagine. In reality, many different types of business relationships can result in the creation of a franchise. In fact, a franchise relationship can be formed without the parties ever knowing they have entered into a franchise relationship, or worse, when the parties actually intend to do the opposite.

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