Unlike TDL, franchising has accurately been known as a Trap for the Trusting.
With the proper use of research, information sharing, technology, and consulting, even a few operators can act to defend and even help themselves in a new regime.
But they need training and ultra-high levels of confidentiality.
- A few, smart, willing-to-learn and -adapt operators will survive, grow, and prosper.
Others will choose to live in the past.