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Experts and insiders say Subway is haunted by a fundamental flaw that is forcing the chain to close hundreds of locations

Experts and franchisees say that Subway‘s problems stem from its franchise system, which encourages franchisees to open thousands of inexpensive sandwich shops, often close enough to each other to cannibalise sales. The chain has been criticised since the 1990s for encouraging uninformed franchisees to open an excessive number of locations. […]
Experts and insiders say Subway is haunted by a fundamental flaw that is forcing the chain to close hundreds of locations
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It costs nearly nothing to open a Chick-fil-A — but there’s a catch

Chick-fil-A franchisees pay just $US10,000 to open a new restaurant. Chick-fil-A pays for all startup costs – including real estate, restaurant construction, and equipment – and leases everything to its franchisees for an ongoing fee equal to 15% of sales plus 50% of pretax profit remaining. The company prohibits most […]
It costs nearly nothing to open a Chick-fil-A — but there’s a catch