Though the franchising industry hasn't seen many specific COVID-19 lawsuits yet, a general rule of thumb is franchisees who feel supported and listened to by their franchisors are less likely to jump to a lawsuit as a first course of action, or band together and encourage each other to sue, said Bethany Appleby, a lawyer at Appleby & Corcoran.
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In my last two columns I wrote about the current status of international franchising. Both were grounded in past and present data. Now we enter a different realm —speculating on the future of international franchising.
For many years I've been reporting from the International Franchise Expo—for most of those years from Washington, DC; in more recent years from New York City; once, if memory serves, from Miami.
When legendary ad man Keith Reinhard launched “You deserve a break today” for McDonald's in 1970, he couldn't have anticipated its impact. The jingle drove millions of Americans to the doors of the burger giant, with catchy lines and a lively dance number.