Franchises that attracted loads of new customers with their hastily rolled out online offerings amid COVID-19 face a new challenge—how can they convince those newbies to visit their bricks-and-mortar stores as society opens back up? Modern Market Eatery, CycleBar and Painting With a Twist showed us their playbooks.

Regulators in California slapped Burgerim with a desist and refrain order and said the burger franchise must offer rescission, meaning cancel contracts, to all franchisees, refund fees collected and “financially place the franchisees in the position they were in before they entered into the franchise agreement.”


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